posted: 04/14/2014 2:36 a.m.
The rubber has hit the road for 60 Women Run Arkansas running and walking clinics across the state, with thousands of people more than halfway toward their goal of doing a 5K footrace May 10.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:35 a.m.
TWO RIVERS PARK WESTERN LOOP Location: Take Little Rock’s Cantrell Road 2.65 miles west of Interstate 430, turn on Pinnacle Valley Road. Go 1.55 miles to County Farm Road, then straight 1.56 miles to park entrance. Park at the Learning Circle.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:31 a.m.
Millions of plodding, athletically challenged, wannabe jocks scour YouTube clips for coaching tips, enroll in sports lessons from local pros and buy bizarre and, frankly, embarrassing instructional aids.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:29 a.m.
Gardens, as Rudyard Kipling said, “are not made by singing, ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.” All those neat rows of flowers and vegetables require, well — gardening, and gardening is work. But does gardening count as exercise ?
posted: 04/14/2014 2:28 a.m.
It’s not every bike rider who’s up for the Jasper Disaster, a 58-mile ride through Jasper and Harrison that’s the most challenging part of the Tour de Hills.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:27 a.m.
DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Why didn’t Jesus take advantage of His popularity and allow the people to proclaim Him their king? With such strong support He could’ve done a lot of good, it seems to me. — K.B.C.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:24 a.m.
Happy birthday. Opposing forces have made you stronger, and this month brings an easy win.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:23 a.m.
WHAT: Simply7 chips
posted: 04/14/2014 2:21 a.m.
Q: People can replace hips and knees, so why not ankles?
posted: 04/14/2014 2:20 a.m.
DEAR READER: Here is this week’s Sound Off: “I don’t like it when people complain about accommodations when staying at other people’s houses. Instead of complaining about free accommodations, why don’t you do something nice for your host? You are not entitled to complain about old pillows, etc., as a guest in someone else’s home.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:19 a.m.
1. “My Favorite Things” and “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” 2. “Some Enchanted Evening” and “Younger Than Springtime”
posted: 04/14/2014 2:18 a.m.
Arkansas provides a magnificent landscape for outdoor exercise and activity. Hiking, climbing and biking in the tremendous natural environment can be physically and mentally refreshing.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:16 a.m.
People who reported eating seven or more portions of fresh fruits and vegetables each day appeared to reduce their risk of dying from a wide variety of diseases by as much as 42 percent over people who consumed less than one portion, according to a large study that followed 65,000 people for 12 years.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:14 a.m.
Gardening burns calories. How many? It depends on the gardener and the job at hand — or hand in muddy glove.
posted: 04/14/2014 2:13 a.m.
Metabolic Equivalent of Task — or MET — is a way of measuring how one activity compares to another in terms of how much energy it takes.