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Bored with your workouts? Try tree rope climbing

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

I can’t breathe. I’m exhausted. My heart is beating through my chest. I can’t believe this is happening. I’m sorta freaked out. I’m dangling in mid-air, 50 feet above the ground, swaying in the breeze, hanging from a half-inch-wide rope like a slab of beef in a butcher shop. I'm tree rope climbing....

5 new healthful snack options to keep the doughnut cravings at bay

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Low-calorie, junk-free treats that can be tossed into a gym bag or desk drawer are a critical part of any health buff's arsenal. Here, a few new ones that have caught our eye: -- Los Angeles-based Nomva puts probiotics into its 100-calorie fruit-and-veggie pouches. Co-founders Caroline Beckman...

Now you can go on a digital diet in a most unlikely place: Las Vegas

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

The term "journey into stillness" is generally not associated with Las Vegas. But a new program initiated by a top hotel spa in the city is out to change that. Launching this weekend, the Mandarin Oriental's new Digital Detox retreat aims to part people from their devices for 48 hours, challenging...

How to bounce back from a fitness failure

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

If you're going to run, cycle, climb or otherwise strive for fitness, at some point you'll probably fall down, slow down or just feel down. That's why we cling to our beloved motivational quotes, like this old favorite from Confucius: "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every...

This hike takes you to an (allegedly) haunted mansion: The Cobb Estate in Altadena

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Lumber magnate Charles Cobb and his wife, Carrie, built an Altadena mansion in 1918. Over the next decades, the Spanish-themed estate survived brush fires, a public plan to turn the land into a cemetery, and ownership by the Marx Brothers before it was ultimately turned into public parkland. Now...

Frustrated transportation groups urge the Legislature to come back in a lame-duck session

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Essential Politics: California ban on orca breeding becomes law, Hillary Clinton tweets support for farmworker overtime Sept. 14, 2016, 10:39 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Gov. Brown weighed in on several more...

Kristen Wiig joins Norah Jones and many more at Petty Fest for singer-songwriters

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

The Fonda’s annual Petty Fest has become a freewheeling, high-wattage jam for Los Angeles’ singer-songwriters. This year’s version marked the 40th anniversary of the founding of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and the star power was commensurate with the occasion. Kristen Wiig, fresh off her summer...

Here's how the Toronto Film Festival movies will play with Oscar voters

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

“Oh lord, we’re gonna be crying,” Octavia Spencer said, putting an arm around Taraji P. Henson as the two started talking about their upcoming historical drama, “Hidden Figures,” at the Toronto International Film Festival. They weren’t the only ones tearing up in Toronto. You could have filled...

Broncos' Darian Stewart and Brandon Marshall are fined for helmet-to-helmet hits on Cam Newton

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Denver Broncos defenders Darian Stewart and Brandon Marshall have been fined by the NFL for their helmet-to-helmet hits on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, according to multiple media reports. Marshall’s hit will cost him more than $24,000, while Stewart’s comes with a price tag of more...

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood sell their Malibu home for $7 million

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Country music star Garth Brooks and his wife, singer-actress Trisha Yearwood, have quietly sold their home in Malibu for $7 million in a deal completed outside the Multiple Listing Service. The ranch-style house, built in 1958, sits on half an acre in a gated community with private access to Paradise...

Campaign now says Trump's interview with Dr. Oz will only touch briefly on his health

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Donald Trump's campaign is seeking to downplay the extent to which he will discuss his personal health in a taped interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz on Wednesday. Campaign officials say they expect Oz will discuss broader health, family and well-being issues with Trump and only touch briefly on Trump's...

The guy who stormed the field during the Rams-49ers game is a 16-year-old who says 'hella' a lot

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Turns out the guy who inspired the NFL play-by-play call of the week by running onto the field during the “Monday Night Football” game between the Rams and San Francisco 49ers is a 16-year-old kid named William who says the word “hella” a lot and thinks the 49ers are “gonna suck this year.” Since...

Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle has 238-mile range

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Crowds formed and money seemed to rain from the sky when Tesla began taking deposits for its 200-mile, $35,000 Model 3 electric sedan in the spring.  It will be more than a year before the Model 3 hits the road — and that’s if Elon Musk makes good on his promise to deliver the car by late 2017....

These 10 nonfiction books are contending for the National Book Award

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

On Wednesday, the National Book Foundation announced the 10-title longlist for the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction. The list will be narrowed to five finalists in October, and the prizes will be awarded Nov. 16 at a gala in New York. The longlists for young people’s literature and poetry...

Video shows the aftermath of 69-year-old woman punched at a Trump rally

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Campaign 2016 updates: Dr. Oz to enter the campaign fray with Donald Trump interview Sept. 14, 2016, 5:57 a.m. Donald Trump campaigns Wednesday in Ohio. Hillary Clinton is still recovering from her pneumonia, but her campaign - including Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton - continue to pack in events....

There's even a partisan divide over how healthy Hillary Clinton seems to be

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Campaign 2016 updates: Dr. Oz to enter the campaign fray with Donald Trump interview Sept. 14, 2016, 5:57 a.m. Donald Trump campaigns Wednesday in Ohio. Hillary Clinton is still recovering from her pneumonia, but her campaign - including Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton - continue to pack in events....

Pluto is dead - but have these scientists discovered a new ninth planet?

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

In a couple of weeks, Caltech astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin will be staying up late over six autumn nights, scanning part of the sky via the great Subaru telescope in Hawaii. They'll be looking for something their data tell them is there, but which they have to see with their own...

For the Record

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Books event: In the Sept. 11 Arts & Books section, the fall books highlights listed “Welcome to Night Vale” on Sept. 22 at the Regent Theater. The event has been moved to Book Soup in West Hollywood. New Glenn rocket: In the Sept. 13 Business section, an article about Blue Origin’s forthcoming...

Smallest crowd of season sees Angels lose 8-1 to Mariners

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

The Angels welcomed their smallest crowd of 2016 into their ballpark Monday night. Reasons abounded. The team is 16 games under.500 and amid a 10-game homestand. School is back in session across Orange County. The Los Angeles Rams competed with fans’ attention for the first time since Oct. 4,...

Sean Mannion warms up, but Case Keenum returns

10 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Live coverage: Rams vs. 49ers in season opener Sept. 12, 2016, 9:55 p.m. The Rams open their first NFL season as an L.A. team since 1994 when they play the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Follow the game live right here. Sept. 12, 2016 9:55 p.m. Sept. 12, 2016,...

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