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#LATfit

5:00 PM EST, January 3, 2014

Reality check for your fitness resolution from a reality show trainer

If you're like many Americans, you made a resolution to lose weight and get in shape in 2014. And, if you're like many Americans, you'll step on the scale a few days into your new diet and throw your hands up in discouragement at the lack of "The Biggest Loser"-worthy numbers.

Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners

12:00 PM EDT, August 3, 2013

Half-marathons hold special appeal to female runners

There's a good reason why half-marathons have become the most popular distance in America and why more women are showing up on the starting lines.

Television, movies can take mind off walking

6:50 PM EDT, July 26, 2013

#LATFit

Television, movies can take mind off walking

We're trying to make 2013 the year we stick to our health and fitness resolution. How are we doing that? Well, for one thing, we're leveraging social media — Twitter and Instagram — to post our daily workouts using the hashtag #LATFit. We invite you to join us.

Got a fun, creative way to get fit? Join #LATFit

July 6, 2013

Got a fun, creative way to get fit? Join #LATFit

We're at the 2013 halfway point. Are you sticking to the health and fitness goals you set back in January? If not, consider this your nudge to get back on track and join #LATFit Nation.

The food journal: A little tech could make it stick

June 8, 2013

The food journal: A little tech could make it stick

You already know you should keep a food journal if you want to lose weight, right?

Jot down this journal advice

June 8, 2013

Jot down this journal advice

Here are some tips for keeping a food journal:

Reader health tip: Clean up while you firm up

March 2, 2013

Reader health tip: Clean up while you firm up

March is here. That means you have 305 days left to follow through on your 2013 health and fitness resolutions.

Reader health tip: No cocktail before 10,000 steps

February 9, 2013

Reader health tip: No cocktail before 10,000 steps

How's this for motivation? No workout, no cocktail.

Reader tips for staying the course

January 12, 2013

Reader tips for staying the course

We're determined to make 2013 the year we stick to our health and fitness goals by taking small, simple steps toward ditching empty calories and finding ways to keep exercise fun. (We listed 52 "paths to fitness" here). Now we hope you'll join us by sharing your suggestions by using #LATFit on Twitter and Instagram, or via e-mail.

52 ways to leave your blubber

December 29, 2012

52 ways to leave your blubber

This is the year you will resolve to ditch the diets, the "all or nothing" mentality and the "no-pain, no-gain" fitness goals. This is the year you will resolve to use common sense to eat less junk food, move more — and have fun doing it.

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