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Johnny Depp in ‘Transcendence.’ (Special to The Commercial)

Movie Review - ‘Transcendence’

Apr 18, 2014 4:30pm

Although it never really moves beyond anything you’ve seen before, there’s a very good reason to plunk down your hard-earned money to see “Transcendence”: Johnny Depp sheds all of his quirks and...

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Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the starting position for the L-Sit exercise. (Justin Yurkanin, Las Vegas Review-Journal)

PERSONAL TRAINER - Put L-sits on list for better strength, stability

Dec 06, 2013 6:48pm

L-Sit is a powerful gymnastic basic. Gymnasts pass through the L-sit a few times during a routine as a transitional movement. It is a demonstration of strength, stability and virtuosity.

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Movie Review — ‘Out of the Furnace’

Dec 06, 2013 6:48pm

Shortly after announcing to the world that they’re expecting a baby, a couple of teens are sent to kill each other, as well as a beloved 80-year-old woman and other national heroes, all to...

Book Review - ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ by W. Bruce Cameron

Dec 02, 2013 8:02pm

This Christmas, you’re giving up a lot.

You’re giving up a corner of your home for a Christmas tree. You’re giving up money to make sure the best gifts are beneath that tree on Christmas...

Trainer Laura Salcedo demonstrates the finishing position for the close grip push-up at Mountains Edge CrossFit in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (Justin Yurkanin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - Working ‘go’ muscles aids ‘show’ muscles

Nov 29, 2013 4:47pm

Confusing “show muscles” with “go muscles” is a frequent mistake in the fitness culture.

“Show muscles” are everything you can see from the front: abs, chest, biceps and quads (if you don’t...

Movie Review - ‘Homefront’

Nov 29, 2013 3:20pm

James Franco is both the best and the worst thing about “Homefront,” the new backwoods thriller in which Jason Statham turns rednecks into broken-necks.

“My name is Gator Bodine,” Franco...

Book Review - ‘Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World’ by Mark Ellwood

Nov 25, 2013 9:02pm

You thought you’d never reach the door.

There you were, day after Thanksgiving, three o’dark a.m., and the Black Friday line stretched a mile in front of you.

What, exactly, possessed...

‘Hunger Games’ sequel ‘Catching Fire’ much better than it needs to be

Nov 22, 2013 3:42pm

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” should more than satisfy the cravings of fans who’ve spent the 20-month gap between movies quivering with anticipation.

Get it? Quiver-ing?

Oh, well....

Darrell Brown receives Sherwood Rotary Award

Nov 21, 2013 6:02am

The Rotary Club of Sherwood honored Darrell Brown as the Citizen of the Year during their Foundation Banquet on Nov. 12. Brown was honored forf his efforts in researching Sherwood’s history and...

Shepherd awarded WBC scholarship

Nov 21, 2013 6:00am

Frank Shepherd of Sherwood has been awarded a Dean’s Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students based on their college entrance examination...

Book Review - ‘27: A History of the 27 Club’ by Howard Sounes

Nov 18, 2013 5:06pm

You remember the first time you heard it.

Was it the guitar that first touched your soul and called you to dance? Or maybe the bluesy tones made you sway, or the sitar, the drums, the listen...