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

Personal Trainer - In tennis, powerful swings start with a strong back

Apr 21, 2014 6:00am

I like training sports athletes. It’s fun to create a program for people with sport-specific performance as their goal. It’s a diversion from my usual efforts to make a male athlete “buff” or a...

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Trainer Chris Huth demonstrates the starting position for the glute and QL stretching methods. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Trainer Chris Huth demonstrates the starting position for the glute and QL stretching methods. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Stretch for success

Jan 14, 2014 6:00am

I recently took an impressive continuing education course with the Stretch to Win Institute. Owners Chris and Ann Fredrick have spent a few decades researching and perfecting their stretch...

Book Review - ‘The Goodbye Year’

Updated: Jan 13, 2014 4:22pm

You’ve been thinking about what you’ll do with the room.

You’ll probably leave it as a bedroom, just in case. You might put a desk in there, maybe a bookcase, perhaps a table for crafts....

Movie Review - ‘Her’

Jan 10, 2014 6:00am

He tells her jokes and runs through subway tunnels like a maniac just to make her laugh.

She composes music for him and encourages his writing career.

They talk in the middle of the...

NLRHS will award IB diplomas today

Jan 09, 2014 12:52pm

Weather permitting, the North Little Rock School District will be awarding International Baccalaureate diplomas to the following high school students on today at 7 p.m. at the NLRHS Sophomore...

Church briefs

Jan 09, 2014 1:26pm

North Little Rock

Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, 1723 Schaer, North Little Rock: Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. and worship service at 10...

North Little Rock happenings

Jan 09, 2014 12:50pm

Now - Jan. 11: A Fertle Holiday at The Joint, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. An original two-act comedy chronicling the Fertle Family’s trouble ridden holiday reunion in the tiny town of Dumpster...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the split squat exercise at CrossFit Mountain's Edge on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Split to get fit

Jan 08, 2014 10:09pm

Laura Salcedo is an accomplished trainer. She started as a group exercise instructor and has since moved into personal training.

I asked her which exercises she favors in training her...

Next year at the flicks

Jan 08, 2014 9:33pm

It may seem a little soon to start looking ahead to some of the big movies for next holiday season.

Especially since several of last year’s high-profile holiday releases — “Her,” “Lone...

Goals to chase in 2014: One body-weight squat, one pullup

Jan 08, 2014 9:20pm

New Year’s is about fresh beginnings and new goals. I have a couple of goals for you this year. I challenge you to be able to do one unassisted pullup and/or one body-weight squat by next year....

Book Review - ‘The Invention of Wings’

Jan 08, 2014 6:01am

Your best friend has been all a-flutter about something lately.

You haven’t seen much of her, in fact. She’s been sticking close to her nest but that’s OK. Next time you get together, it’ll...