July 13, 2013 |
Inner thighs are a problem area for a lot of women. This move can help tone that harder-to-work area while giving your abs a workout at the same time. You'll definitely feel it the next day, says Pop Pilates founder Cassey Ho, who uses it in on her Blogilates YouTube channel. What it does The move strengthens your adductor muscles and, in the advanced version, gives your abdominal muscles a challenging workout as well. What to do Start by lying on the mat on your back with knees bent above your hips in a tabletop position.
July 6, 2013 |
We're at the 2013 halfway point. Are you sticking to the health and fitness goals you set back in January? If not, consider this your nudge to get back on track and join #LATFit Nation. All you have to do is find fun, creative ways to make time for fitness each day, then use social media - Twitter and Instagram - to share it using the hashtag #LATFit. And if you're enjoying a healthful meal or recipe, share that too. The community support could be just what you need to keep you going with workouts of your choice.
June 14, 2013 |
The Lakers held a workout on Thursday in preparation for the NBA Draft on June 27. Pre-draft workouts today w/ Kenny Kadji, Peyton Siva, Brandon Triche, Dewayne Dedmon, C.J. Harris & B.J. Young. pic.twitter.com/aJBhDoLL6l - Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 13, 2013 The team will pick in the second round at No. 48 -- their first-round pick belongs to the Cleveland Cavaliers (related to both the Ramon Sessions and Steve Nash trades). Kadji (6 feet 10)
June 6, 2013 |
Vine made its debut on the Android platform Monday. "Welcoming all the Android users to #Vine! #GoLakers," the Lakers posted on the rapidly emerging social network , which allows users to post six-second-long videos. On Wednesday, the Lakers tweeted out a Vine of guard Darius Morris working on his jump shot. VINE: @ dariusmorris4 during his normal summer workout. vine.co/v/b3YPYJgXOna - Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) June 5, 2013 Morris, who is expected to be a restricted-free agent this summer, needed 52 minutes and 30 seconds to hit 500 three-point attempts.
June 1, 2013 |
Sean Patrick Flanery plays an ex-cop in the eighth season of TV's "Dexter," starting June 30, and a music teacher in the new film "Broken Horses. " But there's another big role in his life: Flanery, 47, teaches and trains in Brazilian jiujitsu at his own Los Angeles studio, Dynamix . You have trained in various kinds of martial arts. What made you favor Brazilian jiujitsu? The first time I sparred, my sparring partner was 135 pounds soaking wet. I am 170 pounds. I rolled with him, sparring, and he wrapped me up in a knot.
June 1, 2013 |
Hip twists are a great toning exercise to define your waist and strengthen your core. They're also a nice change of pace from those twisting crunches. They're demonstrated here by YouTube fitness sensation Cassey Ho, who uses them on her "Pop Pilates Total Body Workout" DVD and Blogilates channel. Add them to your next ab workout. What it does This exercise strengthens the oblique muscles that run along the sides and back of your abdomen, helping to create a more defined waist and supported back.
May 25, 2013 |
Hydration. Heart rate. Music. Compression and icing. Whether you get your workout on the running track, in aerobics class or on a bike, it's likely that some or all of this quartet of common workout accessories is part of your routine. With innovative flourishes galore, they can help you upgrade performance as well as recover from it. -- Super bottle Relaj: Beautiful, streamlined water bottle has a tapered neck and flexible silicone drinking nipple, soft squeezable plastic body, screw-off bottom and freezer stick.
May 24, 2013 |
Wearing an ear-to-ear smile and her hair slightly frizzy from her helmet, Caltech junior Curie Ahn craned her neck up toward the sky, her eyes still wide from the adrenaline. “I was actually pretty terrified,” the biology major said. “I'm a little bit afraid of heights.” Afraid or not, Ahn didn't have much of a choice when the senior class gave her the task of rappelling about 60 feet down the side of one of the school's buildings Friday. It was “Ditch Day” at Caltech, and overcoming the senior class obstacles is tradition.
May 19, 2013 |
Tracy Anderson Given all the buzz last month around the opening of fitness guru Tracy Anderson's flagship super-studio in Brentwood - a partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow, who is Exhibit A for Anderson's handiwork - it comes as no surprise that the celebrity trainer is extending her lifestyle brand into fashion. Just weeks ago, the Tracy Anderson line debuted with compression-fit capri leggings ($60) in three eye-catching fabrics: red tartan plaid, oversize multi-color polka dot and glittery metallic.
April 15, 2013 |
The heaviest place to be at Coachella 2013, from a sound perspective, wasn't in the sweet spot of the Main Stage rig while Phoenix was preparing for the arrival of R. Kelly, or at the heart of the Sahara stage during Baauer's big, dumb, joyous set of beat music, heavy on the synth riffs and dirty beats. It was nestled away near the food court in the Yuma tent, where four bass cabinets the size of Jeeps were parked in each corner of the room. The tent is the sixth and newest venue at the festival, and because it's fully enclosed, the bass can't escape.