Help a girlfriend out, please! I finally joined the gym and am confused by the new cardio classes — Tabata, HIIT and 321 to name a few. What happened to Step Class? I just want to lose some pounds.
If you’re a person of a certain age, you probably remember the 1980 movie Altered States, in which a young William Hurt takes hallucinogenic drugs, floats in a “sensory deprivation tank” and finds himself devolving along the evolutionary chain into a proto-human monkey.
Hooking up with a mom’s group is pretty much de rigueur for any new mom.
Question: I have fallen out of my groove. I try to exercise, but seem to get out of my workout schedule, because of carpooling around my kids and working full time. How can I make my exercise goal of working out 5 times per week actually happen?
Stop by the basketball courts at the Alameda Point Gym on any Friday night and you’ll see up to 50 people — boys and girls, 20-somethings and middle-aged adults — playing what seems like fast-moving, mini soccer games with a strange ball.
Intense, crazy, downright dangerous — these are some of the adjectives that have been used to describe CrossFit, a fitness program that is leaving the underground world of DIY at-home “boxes” (i.e., home gyms designed for CrossFit workouts) and entering the mainstream world of “regular” gyms and clubs.
When you’re looking for a new doctor or you need to help a family member find a physician in a specific specialty area, where do you turn?
For many of us, the beginning of a new year involves making resolutions that revolve around getting fit, feeling better and living longer.
Alameda Magazine celebrates Island living all year long, but once a year we pull out all the stops for the annual Best of Alameda issue.
Oakland resident Ashsa Smith was 16 when she suffered a painful anterior cruciate ligament tear in her knee during a soccer game.