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Exercise trends: Rucking.
Physiquality. April 3, 2017.

The pros and cons of working out with your partner.
Physiquality. February 16, 2016.

Working out while baby is sleeping.
Physiquality. August 18, 2015.

The downside of treadmill desks.
New York Times. June 10, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

The #1 fitness trend of 2015: This simple exercise will help you shed fat, ditch back pain, and be a beast in the gym.
Men’s Health. May 19, 2015. Michael Easter.

Vigorous exercise for the knee-challenged.
New York Times. April 10, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Ask Well: The drudgery of treadmills.
New York Times. February 2, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

For athletes, the time of an event can affect performance.
New York Times. January 29, 2015. Gina Kolata.

Am I strong enough for an obstacle course race?
Physiquality. February 2, 2015.

Improving your balance.
Physiquality. December 2, 2014.

How music can boost a high intensity workout.
New York Times. October 22, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Online workouts: The personal trainer you never had.
Chicago Tribune. September 10, 2014. Julie Deardorff.

An insider’s guide to Crossfit.
New York Times. August 18, 2014. Christie Aschwanden.

For fitness, push yourself.
New York Times. June 25, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Ask Well: Weekend warriors.
New York Times. June 19, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Ask Well: Exercise after knee replacement.
New York Times. May 30, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Does the seven-minute workout work?
Physiquality. April 17, 2014.

How do you measure your fitness level?
Physiquality. March 17, 2014.

How to get fit in a few minutes a week.
New York Times. February 26, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

10 fitness mistakes you might be making.
Physiquality. February 18, 2014.

Is a boot camp right for me?
Physiquality. January 6, 2014.

For fitness, intensity matters.
New York Times. December 25, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

What’s your “fitness age?”
New York Times. October 31, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

What is plyometrics?
Physiquality. October 2, 2013.

Is it better to bike or run?
New York Times. August 29, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Ask Well: How often to exercise?
New York Times. June 14, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Exercise class: Obedience not required.
New York Times. May 17, 2013. Daniel Krieger.

The scientific 7-minute workout.
New York Times. May 9, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Ask Well: Getting in shape in middle age.
New York Times. April 26, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Re-balancing your workout to lessen likelihood of injury.
Chicago Tribune. April 3, 2013. Julie Deardorff.

Can video games help you stay fit?
Physiquality. March 1, 2013.

Why rest is an important part of your exercise regime.
Physiquality. February 15, 2013.

Training insights from star athletes.
New York Times. January 14, 2013. Gina Kolata.

7 tips to get spookyfit in 7 days.
fitbook™. October 25, 2012. Angela Manzanares.

The 10-minute workout, times three.
New York Times. July 25, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

A strong core is a good foundation for any athlete.
Physiquality. April 2, 2012.

How massage heals sore muscles.
New York Times. February 6, 2012. Nicholas Bakalar.

How can I stay active over the holidays?
Physiquality. December 21, 2011.

Heart rate monitors fine-tune players’ fitness.
New York Times. November 18, 2011. Jeré Longman.

Feel amazing naturally: How to finish your workout feeling fabulous, not fatigued.
Prevention. November 3, 2011. Cathy Garrard.

Gym class: The Indo Board workout.
New York Times. September 27, 2011. Karen Barrow.

In-your-face-fitness: High-intensity training burns more calories.
Los Angeles Times. September 5, 2011. James Fell.

Athletic performance and the monthly cycle.
New York Times. July 20, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Fitness rookie? Easy does it.
Chicago Tribune. July 7, 2011. Ellen Warren.

Why you should give suspension training a try.
Physiquality. June 20, 2011.

Can’t move your muscles? If you’re paying the price for a righteous workout, a smart recovery phase can help you gain more lasting strength.
Los Angeles Times. May 18, 2011. Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz.

The myth of ripped muscles and calorie burns.
Los Angeles Times. May 16, 2011. James S. Fell.

Hop, skip and a jump to fitness.
New York Times. May 5, 2011. Shivani Vora.

Calisthenics come back as the anywhere workout.
New York Times. May 4, 2011. John Hanc.

For an exercise afterburn, intensity may be the key.
New York Times. April 18, 2011. Gina Kolata.

High-intensity vs. endurance workout — which is the victor?
Los Angeles Times. April 6, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

The new guidelines for heart health.
Los Angeles Times. February 7, 2011. Jill Adams.

Mix up workouts to crank your metabolism.
MSNBC. January 23, 2011. Amanda Vogel.

It’s time for recess: Just keep on moving.
New York Times. November 22, 2010. Jane E. Brody.

Phys Ed: The workout enigma.
New York Times. November 17, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

Happy to be the tortoise in the race to fitness.
New York Times. September 16, 2010. John Schwartz.

Phys Ed: Does music make you exercise harder?
New York Times. August 25, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

How to build endurance.
Chicago Tribune. May 5, 2010. Alison Johnson.

Concentrate on the workout? No thanks.
New York Times. March 16, 2010. Julie Weed.

Winter training: Faster and safer indoors?
New York Times. March 3, 2010. Gina Kolata.

Which exercises burn the most calories?
Los Angeles Times. May 25, 2009. Jay Blahnik.

Fitness isn’t an overnight sensation.
New York Times. January 22, 2009. Gina Kolata.

Workout regimens you can live with.
New York Times. October 22, 2008. John Hanc.

Last rep: Put it in writing.
Los Angeles Times. October 13, 2008. Jeannine Stein.

Slow down to shape up.
Prevention. September 20, 2008. Chris Freytag.

Guide to physical activity.
National Heart Lung & Blood Institute.

Are you getting enough exercise to maintain your health?
Polar USA. February 5, 2007.

playing safe & smart

Protecting your shoulder during summer sports.
Physiquality. May 4, 2015.

Recovery exercises are also a controlled workout.
Los Angeles Times. October 11, 2014. Rene Lynch.

How to adapt your workout as you age.
Physiquality. August 1, 2014.

10 common fitness mistakes you might be making.
Physiquality. February 18, 2014.

Tips for safely exercising in the heat.
NBC Los Angeles. May 13, 2013.

What is Kinesio Taping and is it right for me?
Physiquality. April 1, 2013.

For athletes, risks from ibuprofen use.
New York Times. December 5, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

All-around athlete.
Chicago Tribune. September 19, 2012. Leslie Barker.

Athletes and concussions.
Physiquality. August 1, 2012.

Lessons from exercising in the heat.
New York Times. June 29, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Exercising safely in the heat of summer.
Physiquality. June 6, 2011.

What happens when we can’t exercise?
Physiquality. April 7, 2011.

Be sure exercise is all you get at the gym.
New York Times. August 2, 2010. Jane E. Brody.

Dehydration, exercise and heat don’t mix: When people are coping with intense physical exertion, dehydration is a serious risk.
Chicago Tribune. July 31, 2010. Eric Heiden.

Phys Ed: Can pickle juice stop muscle cramps?
New York Times. June 9, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

Going for the gaunt: How low can an athlete’s body fat go?
Scientific American. February 19, 2010. Katie Moisse.

Pump the heart rate up, then down, up, down …
Los Angeles Times. September 29, 2008. Jeannine Stein.

Play hard, but don’t get beat by the heat.
Los Angeles Times. August 11, 2008. Jay Blahnik.

Outdoor buffs must exercise caution on smoggy days.
Los Angeles Times. July 7, 2008. Jeannine Stein.

To beat the heat, learn to sweat it out: Fitting heat and humidity into your workouts.
New York Times. July 3, 2008. Gina Kolata.

sticking with your fitness routine

Working out while on the road.
Physiquality. July 1, 2017.

Rethinking exercise as a source of immediate rewards.
New York Times. July 20, 2015. Jane E. Brody.

To jumpstart your exercise routine, be mindful.
New York Times. February 18, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Ask Well: Making exercise a habit.
New York Times. January 9, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Having trouble keeping an exercise routine? Ted Vickey has ideas.
Los Angeles Times. November 8, 2014. Jessica Ogilvie.

Shoring up those fitness resolutions.
New York Times. January 15, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Exercise boost — keys to keeping with the program.
Los Angeles Times. January 10, 2014. Mary Maclean.

Keep telling yourself, “This working feels good!”
New York Times. November 6, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Fitting exercise into your daily routine.
Physiquality. July 15, 2013.

Why we’re motivated to exercise. Or not.
New York Times. April 17, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Making fitness happen.
Chicago Tribune. December 26, 2012. Julie Deardorff.

But I don’t want to work out.
Chicago Tribune. June 13, 2012. Julie Deardorff.

Moderation as the sweet spot for exercise.
New York Times. June 6, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Need workout motivation? Try a virtual partner.
MSNBC. May 25, 2012.

Toss the scale: Real goals for real life.
fitbook. February 24, 2012. Angela Manzanares.

New Year’s resolutions in the works? Small steps are best.
Los Angeles Times. December 31, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

How coffee can galvanize your workout.
New York Times. December 14, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Looking for a fitness buddy? Get a dog.
Reuters. September 26, 2011.

Want to stick to your workout? Don’t do it alone.
Physiquality. September 20, 2011.

Don’t underestimate the buddy system.
Chicago Tribune. August 17, 2011. Ellen Warren.

Not motivated? Sign up for a race.
Los Angeles Times. May 2, 2011. James S. Fell.

Don’t let common mistakes sabotage your workout plan.
Physiquality. April 18, 2011.

For best exercise, don’t be lonely or late: Activities done in groups and early in the day seems to show the best success rates.
Los Angeles Times. April 4, 2011. James S. Fell.

How to stick to your resolutions beyond January.
Physiquality. March 17, 2011. Angela Manzanares.

The success recipe for fitness: Mix in the fun.
Los Angeles Times. January 3, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

Excuse busters (to bust you out of that rut). (PDF)
fitbook. January 2011.

The power of a gentle nudge: Phone calls, even voice recordings, can get people to go to the gym.
Wall Street Journal. May 18, 2010. Kevin Helliker.

In shape with Shay: 5 no-fail tips to staying motivated. (PDF)
fitbook. March 2010.

7 tips to get fit@work. (PDF)
fitbook. June 2009.

Exercise groups provide strength in numbers.
Los Angeles Times. January 19, 2009. Tammy Worth.

With the right motivation, that home gym makes sense.
New York Times. Tara Parker-Pope. January 6, 2009.

Changing your mind can change your body, too: Destructive thoughts can wreck your workout efforts, experts say.
MSNBC. November 10, 2008. Jacqueline Stenson.

warm-ups & stretching

How flexible are you?
Medi-Dyne. July 17, 2012.

Why is flexibility important?
Physiquality. June 19, 2012.

The right reasons to stretch before exercise.
New York Times. November 16, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Flexiblity and balance: Keys to a better workout.
Prevention. November 2011.

Taming tight hamstrings.
Medi-Dyne. September 23, 2011.

To stretch or not to stretch.
New York Times. June 22, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

When warming up for exercise, less may be more.
New York Times. June 15, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Can touching your toes test your arteries?
New York Times. December 23, 2009. Gretchen Reynolds.

Stretching: The truth.
New York Times. October 31, 2008. Gretchen Reynolds.

sports nutrition

Fueling your workout.
Physiquality. November 8, 2017.

Nutrition for stronger bones and muscles.
Physiquality. December 2, 2015.

Ask Well: Eating before exercise.
New York Times. August 26, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

How sugar affects the body in motion.
New York Times. May 4, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Make your body earn/burn what it eats.
Chicago Tribune. March 16, 2011. Alison Johnson.

In summer’s heat, watch what you drink.
New York Times. June 28, 2010. Jane E. Brody.

Phys Ed: Do sport bars and gels provide the energy of sports drinks?
New York Times. June 23, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

Healthy workout takes smart meal planning: Understanding your nutritional needs will up your fitness game.
Chicago Tribune. May 29, 2010. Eric Heiden.

To beat the heat, drink a slushie first.
New York Times. April 27, 2010. Gina Kolata.

When the gym isn’t enough.
New York Times. January 13, 2010. Max Roosevelt.

Low glycemic breakfast may increase benefits of working out.
Science Daily. April 15, 2009.

Real thought for food for long workouts.
New York Times. June 5, 2008. Gina Kolata.

Swallow this.
New York Times. June 1, 2008. Gretchen Reynolds.


Preventing baseball injuries.
Physiquality. June 1, 2016.

Mixed martial arts makes inroads in baseball training.
New York Times. April 12, 2011. Joe Brescia.


Playing basketball — safely — at any age.
Physiquality. November 15, 2013.


Aqua cycling: A fun, soothing underwater workout.
Los Angeles Times. September 2, 2017. Lisa Boone.

Cycling for better health.
Physiquality. February 1, 2017.

Cycling 101 needn’t be a collision course.
New York Times. September 21, 2015. Jane E. Brody.

Gadgets to boost bike safety.
New York Times. March 10, 2014. Meghan Petersen.

How safe is cycling? It’s hard to say.
New York Times. October 21, 2013. Gina Kolata.

Bike sharing can mean safer biking.
New York Times. June 13, 2013. Sophie Egan.

The basics of bicycle safety.
Physiquality. June 5, 2013.

Really? Cycling is the top sport for head injuries.
New York Times. June 3, 2013. Anahad O’Connor.

The aches and pains of a beginner biker.
Medi-Dyne. July 11, 2012. Craig DiGiovanni.

Advice from a 70-year-old cyclist.
New York Times. February 13, 2012. Jane E. Brody.

With more people cycling for health, remember rules of the road.
Los Angeles Times. October 7, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

Staying safe while biking in traffic.
Chicago Tribune. July 27, 2011. Julie Deardorff.

Tricked-out trikes for older riders.
Los Angeles Times. July 18, 2011. Roy Wallack.

Training hard is part of cycling, but so is a day off.
Los Angeles Times. July 17, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

Head to the front of the cycling pack with tips from top coach Joe Friel.
Los Angeles Times. July 15, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

10 cycling obstacles to avoid.
Chicago Tribune. August 14, 2010. Merrie Leininger.

Exercise: Bicycling to keep off extra pounds.
New York Times. June 28, 2010. Roni Caryn Rabin.

Grown-up cyclists need helmets, too.
New York Times. May 20, 2010. Lesley Alderman.

Going beyond the basic bike.
Los Angeles Times. November 30, 2009. Roy M. Wallack.

Bike accessories for a safer ride.
Los Angeles Times. November 2, 2009. Roy M. Wallack.

Dress codes: Riding the it factor.
New York Times. April 15, 2009. David Colman.

Bicycle your way to fitness.
Los Angeles Times. January 12, 2009. Jeannine Stein.

Ouch, my knee! Is there a bike fitter in the house?
New York Times. November 19, 2008. Christopher Percy Collier.

Bike safety hits close to home: As more cyclists take to the streets, dangers persist.
Washington Post. July 29, 2008. Moira E. McLaughlin.

How not to get hit by cars: Important lessons on bicycle safety. 2008. Michael Bluejay.

Got snow? Add bicycle.
NPR. December 14, 2007. Jill Homer.


Injury prevention for dancers.
Physiquality. December 17, 2015.

Daybreaker dance workout gets day off to a rollicking start.
Los Angeles Times. November 15, 2014. Mary MacVean.

Groov3 is a dance party that doesn’t feel like exercise.
Los Angeles Times. September 19, 2014. Mary MacVean.

5 questions: Choreographer Alice Alyse on dancing for fitness.
Los Angeles Times. September 29, 2012. Jessica P. Ogilvie.

Dance your way to a better body.
Physiquality. March 16, 2012.

Dancer as athlete.
New York Times. February 2012. David Frank and William C. Rhoden.

Dance the workout away.
Chicago Tribune. October 5, 2011. Ellen Warren.

Gym class: Ballet aerobics.
New York Times. July 14, 2011. Karen Barrow.

Lining up at the barre.
New York Times. May 12, 2011. Kayleen Schaefer.

My turn: Bustin’ more than a move.
Los Angeles Times. May 2, 2011. Kathleen Clary Miller.

Dance works arms, legs, heart: Salsa and cha-cha build endurance, and the tango improves muscle control and posture.
Chicago Tribune. January 3, 2011. Jeannine Stein.

Finding fitness in rhythm and movement.
Wall Street Journal. February 16, 2010. Jen Murphy.


What every golfer should know about injuries.
Physiquality. August 3, 2015.

Keeping your eye on the ball.
New York Times. November 28, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Physical therapists turn to Wii golf.
New York Times. September 8, 2012. Lisa D. Mickey.

Playing golf safely.
Physiquality. May 1, 2012.

Golfers increase flexibility with CoreStretch.
Medi-Dyne. April 18, 2012.

Gear: Golf fitness to a tee.
Los Angeles Times. August 9, 2010. Roy M. Wallack.

Pilates for golf. (PDF)
OnSite Fitness. February/March 2009. Kerrie Lee Brown.

Calm those nerves: Even for seasoned pros like Annika Sorenstam, first-tee jitters can be intimidating. August 18, 2008. Katharine Dyson.

Healthy eating helps to get the bogeys out of a golfing diet.
New York Times. July 7, 2008. Bill Pennington.

How to prepare for your golf game.


How to play hockey safely.
Physiquality. September 8, 2017.

Study on former NHL players and concussions yields surprising early results.
Toronto Star. April 23, 2017. Kerry Gillespie.

Concussion information.
USA Hockey.


Real runners do take walk breaks.
New York Times. February 18, 2015. Jen A. Miller.

Women pace marathons better than men do.
New York Times. August 6, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Learning moderation from the marathon.
New York Times. October 28, 2013. Lindsay Crouse.

Tips on hydrating for a marathon.
Chicago Tribune. October 10, 2013. Julie Deardorff.

How to train safely for a marathon.
Physiquality. September 3, 2013.

Marathon training, minus the long run.
New York Times. May 16, 2013. Jen A. Miller.

Lessons from a marathon not run.
New York Times. November 5, 2012. Charles Lyons.

How to carbo-load for a marathon.
New York Times. October 31, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Running my first marathon. Finally.
New York Times. July 3, 2012. Gina Kolata.

Race recovery: Overcoming post-race aches and pains.
Medi-Dyne. June 21, 2012. Craig DiGiovanni.

Increasing calf flexibility during marathon training.
Medi-Dyne. April 12, 2012. Nick Zaneto.

Humbled by Los Angeles Marathon training.
Los Angeles Times. March 17, 2012. James S. Fell.

How much to drink during a marathon.
New York Times. October 5, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Supporting a marathon runner’s goals.
Chicago Tribune. September 7, 2011. Danielle Braff.

Study on multi-day ultra-marathon injury rates offers up surprises.
Los Angeles Times. May 16, 2011. Amina Khan.

Born to run the marathon?
New York Times. November 4, 2010. Christopher McDougall.

Phys Ed: Do marathons hurt your knees?
New York Times. October 13, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

Marathons can cause temporary heart conditions.
Los Angeles Times. May 25, 2009. Jeannine Stein.

Are you running yourself to death? Participating in a marathon can put severe stress on your body.
Men’s Health. November 1, 2008. Tom McGrath.


How Pilates and PT help you stay active as you get older.
Physiquality. November 4, 2016.

The benefits of Pilates.
Physiquality. February 1, 2013.

Pilates for seniors. (PDF)
OnSite Fitness. December 2011/January 2012.

What Pilates can do for you: Find out how this fitness method helps you not only get in shape but also feel centered and peaceful.
Prevention. November 3, 2011. Denise Austin.

Being active for life. (PDF)
Can Fit Pro. January/February 2011.

Pilates for post-rehabilitation. (PDF)
OnSite Fitness. October/November 2010. Kerrie Lee Brown.

Everything you wanted to know about the STOTT PILATES® method. (PDF)

The benefits of Pilates: Just what can Pilates exercises do for you?
WebMD. May 27, 2009. Barbara Russi Sarnataro.

Pilates does the body good — inside and out. (PDF)
Can-Fit-Pro. March/April 2009. Kerrie Lee Brown.

An exercise in balance: The Pilates phenomenon.
Pilates Method Alliance. 2009.

Pilates matwork for athletes. (PDF)
OnSite Fitness. 2009. Kerrie Lee Brown.

A healthier future with Pilates. (PDF)
Professional Fitness. Spring 2008. Jan Field-Byrne.


How to run like a girl.
New York Times. Jen A. Miller.

The best running stride? The one that comes naturally.
New York Times. August 2, 2017. Gretchen Reynolds.

Running away from injury.
Physiquality. August 1, 2017.

Will overspeed running help me?
Physiquality. September 1, 2016.

What is minimalist running? Is it safe?
Physiquality. February 2, 2016.

Why runners get slower with age (and how strength training may help).
New York Times. September 9, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Preparing for your first race.
Physiquality. September 1, 2015.

Choosing the right running shoes.
New York Times. August 5, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Christopher McDougall wants you to go outside.
New York Times. April 14, 2015. Tara Parker-Pope.

Barefoot running may be harder for older runners.
New York Times. April 1, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Slow runners come out ahead.
New York Times. February 2, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

The downside of running with others.
New York Times. August 14, 2014. Caren Chesler.

Running just 5 minutes a day has long-lasting benefits.
New York Times. July 30, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

How our arms help us run.
New York Times. July 23, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Why runners don’t get knee arthritis.
New York Times. September 25, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Get more out of running with gait analysis by a physical therapist.
Physiquality. August 15, 2013.

Choosing a running shoe.
Physiquality. August 1, 2013.

Is barefoot-style running best? New studies cast doubt.
New York Times. June 5, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Running in reverse.
New York Times. December 6, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Commitment day 2013: Setting your running goals for the New Year.
Gambit Weekly. December 4, 2012. Missy Wilkinson.

Running inside: Things to keep in mind on a treadmill.
Physiquality. November 1, 2012.

Finding your ideal running form.
New York Times. August 29, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

The challenges of beach running.
New York Times. August 17, 2012. Jen A. Miller.

What runners can learn from cheetahs.
New York Times. June 27, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Finding a sustainable running stride.
New York Times. June 25, 2012. Tara Parker-Pope.

Proper running techniques.
Physiquality. April 16, 2012.

Making the case for running shoes.
New York Times. March 21, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Does foot form explain running injuries?
New York Times. February 8, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

In-Your-Face Fitness: Go ahead, run into old age.
Los Angeles Times. January 16, 2012. James S. Fell.

For older runners, good news and bad.
New York Times. December 21, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

Preventing running injuries.
Physiquality. November 1, 2011.

The pull to exercise outdoors.
Los Angeles Times. October 31, 2011. James S. Fell.

You’re only as old as you run.
New York Times. September 23, 2011. Tom Sims.

Improving ankle stability for off-road running.
Competitor Magazine. August 2011. Matt Fitzgerald.

Born, and evolved, to run.
New York Times. August 22, 2011. Claudia Dreifus.

What a cow taught me about running.
New York Times. August 18, 2011. Jen A. Miller.

For runners, soft ground can be hard on the body.
New York Times. July 19, 2011. Gina Kolata.

Are we built to run barefoot?
New York Times. June 8, 2011. Gretchen Reynolds.

The weary road to a 10K milestone.
Los Angeles Times. May 30, 2011. James S. Fell.

Side stitches? Change your posture.
New York Times. February 28, 2011. Anahad O’Connor.

When the diagnosis is “dead butt syndrome.”
New York Times. December 21, 2010. Jen A. Miller.

For running shoes, it’s fit first and price last.
New York Times. October 22, 2010. Lesley Alderman.

Happy to be the tortoise in the race to fitness.
New York Times. September 16, 2010. John Schwartz.

Phys Ed: Does stretching before running prevent injuries?
New York Times. September 1, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

Today, he can run.
Los Angeles Times. April 26, 2010. Judd Cribbs.

How to prevent stress fractures.
New York Times. December 1, 2009. Gretchen Reynolds.

Are you fit enough to run? Take our test.
Health. September 9, 2009. Jenny Hadfield.

Want to go faster? You need a trainer.
New York Times. April 22, 2009. Gina Kolata.

Want to start running again? Here’s how to do it right.
Los Angeles Times. March 16, 2009. Jay Blahnik.

Don’t do it: Pricey running shoes not worth it, study finds.
Sydney Morning Herald. March 12, 2009. Alison Branley.

Building strong bones: Running may provide more benefits than resistance training, MU study finds.
University of Missouri. February 26, 2009.

A running program that fits your stride.
Los Angeles Times. January 5, 2009. Jeannine Stein.

Changing speeds to go the distance.
New York Times. April 17, 2008. Gretchen Reynolds.

The pros and cons of running… Advice from a physical therapist.

Ten tips on avoiding running injuries.

skiing & snowboarding

Snowboarder Elena Hight’s Olympic recipe: good food, training and meditation.
Los Angeles Times. January 31, 2014. Jessica P. Ogilvie.

Shaping up for the slopes.
Physiquality. February 7, 2012.

Snowboarders and skiers prone to different injuries on the slopes.
Los Angeles Times. January 27, 2012. Jeannine Stein.

Ski injuries decline thanks to increased helmet use.
MSNBC. December 13, 2010. Lisa Rathke.

Never too cool for a hard workout.
New York Times. February 17, 2010. John Branch.

Phys Ed: How to avoid injury on the slopes.
New York Times. December 16, 2009. Gretchen Reynolds.


Heading ban for youth soccer won’t end head injuries.
New York Times. July 15, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Playing soccer safely.
Physiquality. June 1, 2015.

Train like a German soccer star.
New York Times. July 16, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

To prevent brain damage, soccer players should keep ‘head counts.’
Los Angeles Times. June 11, 2013. Brad Balukjian.

Soccer players’ ACL injury risk may drop after a warm-up.
Los Angeles Times. February 8, 2012. Jeannine Stein.

ACL injuries could be influenced by gender and which leg dominates, study finds.
Los Angeles Times. August 2, 2010. Jeannine Stein.

Health gains for grown up soccer players.
New York Times. March 4, 2010. Tara Parker-Pope.


Surfing safely.
Physiquality. July 15, 2016.

Riding the wave of surfer fitness.
New York Times. August 22, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Indo Board workouts for surfers.
Surf Science. Greg Kroleski.


Doctor’s weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she’s a champ.
Los Angeles Times. September 12, 2014. Roy Wallack.

Four pool moves that can be cool summer exercises.
Los Angeles Times. September 5, 2014. Rene Lynch.

Swimming and the fear factor.
New York Times. June 10, 2013. Jane E. Brody.

Pooling resources to keep everyone safe in the water.
Los Angeles Times. June 8, 2013. Mikaela Conley.

Splish, splash, you can tone up your lats.
Los Angeles Times. August 11, 2012. Melinda Fulmer.

Delineating the perfect swim stroke.
New York Times. July 4, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

Swimmer’s ear is a common and expensive malady that can be prevented.
Orlando Sentinel. May 19, 2011. Linda Shrieves.

How to swim better.
Brown Alumni Magazine. March/April 2010. Lawrence Goodman.

New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout.
Los Angeles Times. January 26, 2009. Jeannine Stein.


What is tennis elbow?
Physiquality. July 15, 2015.

Get toned with tennis.
Health Magazine. May 13, 2013. Rozalynn S. Frazier.

A fix for tennis elbow.
New York Times. September 11, 2012. Tara Parker-Pope.

Playing tennis safely.
Physiquality. August 20, 2012.

Phys Ed: How to fix a bad tennis shoulder.
New York Times. September 8, 2010. Gretchen Reynolds.

Techy tennis rackets.
Chicago Tribune. May 31, 2010. Roy Wallack.


Three times the effort, but not the cost.
New York Times. September 8, 2011. Shivani Vora.

Death during swim renews questions about event’s safety.
New York Times. August 7, 2011. Frederick Dreier.

It’s mind over body in triathlon training.
Chicago Tribune. May 5, 2010. Craig Davis.

Triathletes, on your mark… Whoa!
New York Times. November 24, 2009. Sean D. Hamill.


Your 10 biggest walking pains, solved.
Prevention. December 8, 2017. Martica Heaner.

Walk hard. Walk easy. Repeat.
New York Times. February 19, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

The benefits of a lunch hour walk.
New York Times. January 21, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

Why a brisk walk is better.
New York Times. December 4, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Walking highly recommended for seniors: Some things you should know.
Senior Journal. April 3, 2012. Virginia Davis and Amanda Matzoll.

Walking can offset the tendency to become obese.
Los Angeles Times. March 14, 2012. Shari Roan.

Denver is urged to hit the sidewalks.
New York Times. February 13, 2012. Kirk Johnson.

Skip the gym membership, get the pedometer.
Chicago Tribune. August 3, 2011. Ellen Warren.

7 ways to rev your walking workout.
Chicago Tribune. June 2, 2011. Alyssa Wells.

Walking counts as exercise.
Chicago Tribune. May 25, 2011. Ellen Warren.

A walk to remember? Study says yes.
New York Times. February 7, 2011. Paula Span.

Keep on walking, but take care of the knees: Wear proper shoes and reduce pack weight to avoid hiking injuries.
Chicago Tribune. May 22, 2010. Chuck Myers.

The best walking partner: Man vs. dog.
New York Times. December 14, 2009. Tara Parker-Pope.

Say, where’s the snow?
New York Times. July 22, 2009. Yishane Lee.

Exercise: A pace for fitness: 100 steps a minute.
New York Times. March 16, 2009. Eric Nagourney.

Learning how to walk (chewing gum not included).
New York Times. November 11, 2008. Sara Eckel.

A path to better health.
New York Times. Novemer 11, 2008. Sara Eckel.

Walk the weight off — anywhere. Around the block, in the mall, on a treadmill: 3 routines that slim you down fast.
Prevention. December 20, 2006. Jessie Knadler.

Poles designed to make walking more vigorous.
New York Times. October 14, 1993. Brenda Lloyd.

weight training

How to do the perfect squat.
Physiquality. January 19, 2016.

Ask Well: More repetitions vs. more weight?
New York Times. April 5, 2013. Gretchen Reynolds.

Weight training may lower diabetes risk.
New York Times. August 7, 2012. Anahad O’Connor.

Light lifting, big muscles?
Chicago Tribune. July 25, 2012. James Fell.

Mixing weight training and aerobics.
New York Times. May 2, 2012. Gretchen Reynolds.

How good is your form at the gym?
Physiquality. March 2, 2012.

Turning to kettlebells to ease back pain.
New York Times. January 26, 2012. Anahad O’Connor.

Cross-training by lifting weights.
New York Times. August 15, 2011. Tara Parker-Pope.

Before you lift a weight, get some advice.
New York Times. December 13, 2010. Jane E. Brody.

Total body toning: Drop the dumbbells and burn calories and fat with kettlebells.
Women’s Health. October 20, 2010. Jen Ator.

The claim: For better muscle tone, go lighter and repeat.
New York Times. April 4, 2010. Anahad O’Connor.

Feel the burn, but be careful: Weight training injuries have gone up.
Los Angeles Times. March 31, 2010. Jeannine Stein.

The claim: Weight training is bad for blood pressure.
New York Times. April 20, 2009. Anahad O’Connor.

She’s pumped. Your turn.
New York Times. March 18, 2009. Liz Robbins.

Weights add muscle to exercise routine.
Los Angeles Times. January 19, 2009. Jeannine Stein.

Smart moves in the weight room.
Los Angeles Times. September 1, 2008. Jeannine Stein.


Vinyasa, Ashtanga or Bikram: The 101 on different types of yoga.
Chicago Tribune. September 29, 2017. Victoria Hoff.

In goat yoga, the point isn’t to sweat. It’s to have a baby goat climb on your shoulders during your plank.
Los Angeles Times. August 27, 2017. Agatha French.

What yoga taught me about the balanced life.
New York Times. March 12, 2015. Steven Petrow.

Your ultimate fat-blasting yoga plan.
Prevention. November 3, 2014. Selene Yeager.

What is so special about Iyengar yoga?
New York Times. August 20, 2014. Tara Parker-Pope.

Ask Well: Does yoga build strength?
New York Times. August 8, 2014. Gretchen Reynolds.

Yoga after 50.
New York Times. May 1, 2013. Kelly Couturier.

Yoga might help boost mental health.
Los Angeles Times. April 13, 2013. Amber Dance.

It’s not too late to become a yoga believer.
New York Times. February 20, 2012. Jane E. Brody.

How yoga can wreck your body.
New York Times. January 5, 2012. William J. Broad.

91-year-old yoga teacher asks, ‘Why should I quit?’
The Today Show. December 6, 2011. Lisa Flam.

Yoga poses for what ails you.
CNN. July 21, 2011. Elizabeth Cohen.

Yoga advice from Christine Burke, Candace Morano and Anthony Benenati: Do’s and don’ts for some popular yoga positions.
Los Angeles Times. April 19, 2010. Jeannine Stein.

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