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Putting Words in Someone’s Mouth

Apr 05, 2016 6:01am

I recently saw a silly cartoon that gave me an idea for this column. The first frame showed two siblings sitting on the floor amidst piles of torn paper. The second frame showed the older of the...

EASTER PARADE: 1955

Mar 22, 2016 6:01am

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Book Review - ‘1954’

May 19, 2014 9:44pm

You know the rules.

Each base must be touched, each ball hit within bounds — or so you hope. No spitballs, corked bats, pine tar or steroids. Four bases to run. Three strikes, you’re out....

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the plate farmer's walk at CrossFit Mountain's Edge in Las Vegas. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - Get a grip, but remember to use your whole hand

May 13, 2014 6:00am

In high school I had one of those hand springy things you squeeze to improve your grip. I thought it would build my forearms. My friend had one with a built-in counter so he could track his reps...

Book Review - ‘Mistakes I Made at Work’

May 12, 2014 7:27pm

Everybody knows what you did.

It didn’t take long for word to get around, actually; you can tell by the smirks and the lack of eye-contact in the hall. It was a colossal error, one that cost...

Zac Efron stars as frat president Teddy Sanders in 'Neighbors,' a comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby.

Movie Review - ‘Neighbors’

May 08, 2014 8:15pm

Every few years, something so jarring, so very traumatizing occurs that it shakes a wide swath of America to its very core and causes many of us to re-evaluate everything we thought we knew about...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the progression for the dead bug exercise at CrossFit Mountain's Edge in Las Vegas. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - To strengthen your core, go ahead and bug out

May 06, 2014 9:11pm

We know that when the temperature outside gets warm it is time to spray for bugs. Those creepy crawlers will stop at nothing to get inside a nice home and set up camp.

If I see a bug, I...

Book Review - ‘My Name is Bob’

May 05, 2014 10:23pm

It happened in a minute.

You let go of Mom’s hand to look at something. It took just a minute, but when you looked back, all you could see were legs and feet and Mom was gone.

Being...

From Lallah’s Garden |The Good Earth gives us what we need

May 01, 2014 1:27pm

The good earth has everything to give us good health. How can we get the good nutrition from the earth for our good health? We can grow a garden.

You say you would like to grow a garden but...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the finishing position for the dumbbell crunch at CrossFit Mountain's Edge in Las Vegas. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Bells will be swinging, or hoisting, depending on goal

Apr 29, 2014 6:00am

A while ago I got a good idea from a reader about a bells versus bells column. He was referring to kettlebells versus dumbbells and which is better.

For those unfamiliar with either bell,...

Amber (Kate Upton, left), Carly (Cameron Diaz) and Kate (Leslie Mann) toast their friendship. (Submitted Photo)

Movie Review — ‘The Other Woman’

Apr 24, 2014 7:35pm

For a movie about three intelligent women — well, two intelligent women and an amiable assemblage of curves played by model Kate Upton — “The Other Woman” is disappointingly, disturbingly dumb....

Ending position for battle rope slams with Laura Salcedo at Cross Fit Mountain’s Edge. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Build strength with battle ropes

Apr 23, 2014 5:25pm

Every athlete has some weakness.

Whether it be speed, strength, flexibility, coordination or the ability to maintain proper movement mechanics throughout the course of exercise or sport....

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