June 9, 2012 |
This exercise is called a drop-knee, and it is based on mixed martial arts, or MMA, movements. It comes from trainer Jackie Warner, author of the recent book "10 Pounds in 10 Days. " It's a very challenging move because it requires that you let your back drop. Warner says to always concentrate on form and breathe through the movements. What it does The drop-knee works your core. How to do it Position yourself with hands and feet on the ground in a plank position.
July 17, 2012 |
(Editor's note: Writer Mary MacVean tried out trainer Jackie Warner's diet plan from her new book “10 Pounds in 10 Days.” Here's her experience. Read about her previous days , too.) Day 7 We don't have a scale at home, so this was the first day I weighed myself since starting on “10 Pounds in 10 Days.” I knew I'd lost weight because of the way the waistbands fit on my clothes. The moment comes: Six pounds less than when I started. I'll take it. I hope it's enough of a cushion for the day ahead, which is likely to be a doozy.
May 4, 2008
I'M DISAPPOINTED in David Tischman's review of Season 3 of "Work Out" ["It's Not Even Breaking a Sweat," April 20]. First of all, the writer's objectification of women, a recurring thread, is offensive. But it's clear the author fast-forwarded through the previous seasons -- he missed the drama of [gym owner] Jackie [Warner] and a client sharing their pain, as it is revealed in group, that both their fathers committed suicide, the struggle of Jackie and her mother to come to terms with each other, the confrontation of Doug and Jesse over whether there is a hierarchy in the gay community and the problems Jackie encounters as she starts a clothing line.
September 5, 2010
TV THIS WEEK SUNDAY With the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks coming at the end of this week, several cable channels have new specials lined up to revisit that dark day, starting with a look at the efforts of first-responders in "9/11: After the Towers Fell. " (Discovery, 9 p.m.) If they come, they will build it. Twenty contestants vie for the title of "All American Handyman" — or handywoman — in this new reality competition. Sweetening the pot: A prize package worth 10 grand and a shot at his or her own show.
September 6, 2010
SERIES Aftermath With William Shatner: The case of the Unabomber is revisited in the season finale (7 and 11 p.m. Biography). MAD: Not to be confused with the long-canceled sketch comedy show, this new animated series spoofs pop culture in the humor magazine's signature style (8 p.m. Cartoon Network). History Detectives: This series that seeks out the stories behind assorted artifacts ends its season (9 p.m. KCET). Hoarders: The reality series about folks for whom too much stuff is never enough returns with two new installments (9 and 10 p.m. A&E)
January 16, 1990 |
A Las Vegas-based airline has applied to San Diego County for approval to begin four nonstop daily commuter flights between Palomar Airport in Carlsbad and Los Angeles International Airport. There is now no air service from North County to Los Angeles, and Grand Airways' application to inaugurate flights comes two months after the previous applicant, Resort Commuter Airlines of Orange County, filed for bankruptcy.