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Fitness

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  • Get fit with classes at Great Park

    The Orange County Great Park is rolling out free fitness classes on Saturdays in June. The "Great Park in Motion" series kicks off this Saturday at the Terraced Lawn. The outdoor routines begin at 7 a.m. with Health Walking, which is led by A Snail'...
  • Dancing for Mother Earth

    Dancing for Mother Earth
    Although the lights were dimmed and the studio soundless, a chair, front and center, bespoke a human presence. Taped to the wall, a sign declared that a set of ankle bells had recently gone missing. Before long, the pitter-patter of pint-sized feet...
  • We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa

    We run 'a different offense' in Costa Mesa
    Third in a series about Costa Mesa's political battle. * For him, local politics is like the Cold War. Costa Mesa City Councilman Steve Mensinger equates the City Council with the Reagan administration and the public employee associations with the USSR....
  • Shadia: The wine cork is still in the bottle

    I'm a hypocrite. I'm a Muslim who drinks alcohol — except during the month of Ramadan, of course. There. I said it. I am a hypocrite. Alcohol is forbidden in Islam. There are those Muslims, however, including me, who argue that alcohol is not...
  • Registration open for Sprit Run

    Registration for the 30th Newport-Mesa Spirit Run is now open from anyone from toddlers to adults. The annual race supports local schools and encourages youth fitness. In the last two years, the event has raised more than $100,000 for the Newport-Mesa...
  • Commentary: 'Superfruits' don't have superpowers

    Just like fashion, foods have trends, especially when it comes to the promotion of good health. This is strange because we usually think of food being just food, nothing too special. However, our society has recently been on a health watch, and foods...
  • Apodaca: Organizer has loads of spirit for schools' run

    It's nearly impossible to say no to Diane Daruty. That, it turns out, is a very good thing. Daruty, a Newport Beach mom who has worked as a lawyer and certified public accountant, pretty much single-handedly rescued the Spirit Run from certain death....
  • They're doing the beach crawl

    They're doing the beach crawl
    Jennie and Jerry Hansen were looking for a 5K to participate in during their weeklong vacation to sunny Newport Beach. But they didn't know that the race they entered would entail wearing a flak jacket and crawling under a line. In addition to running...
  • Commentary: Share the dangers of smoking with loved ones

    For 17 years of my life, my family sheltered me from the issue of smoking, since no members in my family were smokers. It wasn't until I built a relationship with a smoker that I developed a deep concern for the issue since my boyfriend, along with the...
  • OCC's Doug Smith says, no way, 'All Day'

    OCC's Doug Smith says, no way, 'All Day'
    Doug Smith says he no longer watches the hazy VHS tape, now nearly three decades old, on which he appears as a hulking accomplice to history. The former Los Angeles Rams center, who made the first of his six Pro Bowls in 1984 while helping then-teammate...
  • Paddleboarding safety discussed

    Newport Harbor has become a chaotic highway of stand-up paddle boarders, says one City Council member who wants to regulate their traffic. Citing safety concerns, Councilwoman Leslie Daigle requested that the Harbor Commission consider installing...
  • UCI study finds genetic link to longevity

    A UC Irvine researcher has helped uncover a link between a certain genetic variation and longer life. People who live past 90 are significantly more likely to have a dopamine-receptor gene variation named the DRD4 7R allele, according to a UCI and...