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  • UCI Men's Soccer Preview: Don't call it a comeback

    UCI Men's Soccer Preview: Don't call it a comeback
    The nick of time was unkind to the UC Irvine men's soccer team last season.
  • Whimsical stores belie struggle

    Whimsical stores belie struggle
    After spending Labor Day weekend on Catalina Island, Valinda Martin boarded a ferry for the short trip back to Newport Beach. The vessel bounced on the choppy water. Martin, seated in the back, landed hard as the boat rose and fell. Suddenly, she lost...

    An exercise in building community

    An exercise in building community
    Instructor Kathy Andruss, 67, takes the stage at 9 a.m. sharp, donning her headset and best workout clothing. She turns up the dance version of a '90s hit tune and the seniors halt their conversations, hurrying to the center of the floor, eager to get...

    Commentary: Running against the clock, in more ways than one

    There it is. Chapter 5 of Owen Barder's "Running for Fitness" describes age-related declines in muscle mass, lung elasticity and stride length and a loss of 9% to 10% aerobic capacity per decade. All this points to slowing down as we age. So when I...

    The Amanda Workout

    CrossFit was founded by Greg Glassman after he trained Santa Cruz Police Department officers. The first CrossFit gym opened in Santa Cruz in the 1990s. The only machines in CrossFit gyms are for rowing. The exercises focus on functional movements, or...