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Fitness

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  • In The Pipeline: Olympian has love for environment, fitness

    Her eyes twinkle in the morning sun, and her smile beams. Looking out across the water while standing on the boardwalk at the Bolsa Chica wetlands, she glances up as a large pelican swoops by, just several feet over our heads. She laughs like a girl...
  • City Lights: Staying fit while on the job

    It's a dirty secret about reporters that we don't run as much as we do in the movies. If you've watched "State of Play," "The Paper" or "All the President's Men," you may think a large part of a staff writer's day is spent literally chasing leads around...
  • In the Pipeline: Magic in the microfilm

    A snapshot of Huntington Beach 50 years ago today, Dec. 22, 1961, courtesy of the Huntington Beach News: There was a groundbreaking for the Nordlund Village Center on Beach Boulevard between Heil Avenue and Terry Drive. It was announced that soon...
  • In The Pipeline: Starting the year with a splash

    You've seen the Polar Plunges before, right? You know, usually on New Year's Day, a group of people jump into icy ocean waters as a way of welcoming in the new year, thus attracting lots of media attention. The tradition goes back to 1903, when Bernarr...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Stretching the mind and body at the Strand

    Reporter's Notebook: Stretching the mind and body at the Strand
    Yoga is a tough, serious gig. When I think about yoga, I think about thin figures with steel-strong arms and legs. I think of people who can stand on their arms, which seems so unnatural. But yoga is not just for those "perfect" bodies. It's for me too....
  • City Lights: A martial artist's eye to do it

    I once took a class from a martial arts instructor who told me how he spotted trouble coming. It started, he said, before he and his potential adversary even exchanged words or made eye contact. Rather, he could read body language from yards away &#...
  • Greer's OC: An event that celebrates women

    Spa Gregorie's in Newport Beach will be celebrating women of all ages in a major way from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday with its 5th annual Women are Wonderful: In Full Bloom event. It's a women's expo featuring beauty demonstrations, exhibits, presentations...
  • City Lights: Climbing his way toward $10K for cancer

    Pull up the website for Masterpiece Fitness and it looks almost like a work in progress. The home page features white, gray and blue text superimposed on a plain black background, and there are no large, colorful photos to center the eye's attention....
  • Council extends police contract

    Despite pleas from Huntington Beach Councilman Don Hansen to turn down an offer from the police union to extend its contract with some employee concessions, the City Council approved it Monday. "I think it's a shortsighted and misguided decision, and I...
  • Finding new ways to exercise

    Before Monday, 16-year-old Fusion Academy and Learning Center student Mario Tascon had never done surfing or paddleboarding. The day after, he felt it in his arms and said he couldn't think of anything else to do to exercise his upper body. "It's fun...
  • Joe Surf: H.B.'s old surfer and the sea

    Joe Surf: H.B.'s old surfer and the sea
    Bob "Lefty" Phillips may or may not be the oldest surfer in Huntington Beach, but according to his granddaughter Ashlee Spuhler, the title is his. At least until someone proves otherwise. Phillips turned 83 this week, and also got out in the water on...
  • Greer's OC: Zubies celebrates 20 years

    Zubies Dry Dock in Huntington Beach will celebrate its 20th anniversary Jan. 7 by rolling prices back to 1992. Celebrate and enjoy food and drink specials all day. Zubies is a great casual dining spot for seafood, steaks, ribs, chicken, pizza and oysters...