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Military kids find fun, friendship, adventure with 4-H Military Youth Camps

Apr 15, 2014 10:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ military youth from all branches of service will have camping opportunities, thanks to funding from the Department of Defense, 4-H Military Partnership Programs, The...

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Aaron Paul stars as Tobey Marshall in ‘Need for Speed,’ which chronicles a near-impossible cross-country race against time. (Photo by Melinda Sue Gordon)

Movie Review - ‘Need for Speed’

Mar 13, 2014 8:21pm

Since it’s based on the long-running series of video games, the makers of “Need for Speed” were stuck with the title. Yet speed is the one thing the movie doesn’t lack.

There’s a definite...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the staring position for the internal rotation pull-up exercise at Mountain's Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.(Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Build shoulders by pulling, lifting with proper form

Mar 10, 2014 7:57pm

Shoulder pain can be the force that halts your physical activity and curtails your goals. It may start small and slowly build. Trauma also can be a source of shoulder pain.

Lifting with poor...

Book Review - ‘Shotgun Lovesongs’

Mar 10, 2014 5:05pm

It all seemed like a good idea.

You’d graduate from high school and take three months to bike across country. Or build a house. Or start a business, hitchhike Europe or any other harebrained...

Sulivan Stapleton as Themistokles in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure ‘300: Rise of an Empire.’ (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures)

Movie Review - ‘300: Rise of an Empire’

Mar 07, 2014 6:00am

If the 1996 comedy “Multiplicity” taught us anything, other than moviegoers preferred Michael Keaton in smaller doses, it’s that a copy is infinitely inferior to the original.

“300: Rise of...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the box jump exercise at Mountain's Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.(Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Never too early to start training for next football season

Mar 04, 2014 6:00am

The Super Bowl marks the end of football season for fans and athletes alike. But that doesn’t mean you can’t train for next season, as an energetic fan or an up-and-coming player.

Today I...

Book Review - ‘Living Safely, Aging Well’

Mar 03, 2014 7:59pm

The third step from the bottom squeaks when you tread on it – which is something you tried to remember when you snuck in after curfew.

There’s a light switch near the door that does nothing...

Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, Feb. 29

Feb 28, 2014 5:52pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Best Bet: Race 4 Prime Number 22-7-6-3

Best Longshot: Race 2 Cloud of Dust 26-2-1-4

No. Horse...

Photography By Myles Aronowitz

Movie Review - ‘Non-Stop’

Feb 28, 2014 5:36pm

You’ll never see Tiger Woods leave the PGA Tour to spend his days playing putt-putt.

Even if the mini-golf course were right next door to a Hooters.

So why is Liam Neeson only making...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the band press exercise at Mountain's Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.(Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Jump stretch bands enhance stability

Feb 26, 2014 9:02pm

Jump stretch bands are starting to appear in gyms.

In past columns I have used them to assist with pullups. They are stretchy enough to provide pullup assistance without compromising good...

Book Review - ‘Pure Grit’

Feb 26, 2014 8:48pm

When it comes to chores around the house, you have lots of responsibilities.

You’re in charge of mealtime twice a week. You take out the trash, clean your room, finish your schoolwork and...