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

Build strength with battle ropes

Apr 23, 2014 5:25pm

Every athlete has some weakness.

Whether it be speed, strength, flexibility, coordination or the ability to maintain proper movement mechanics throughout the course of exercise or sport....

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

Dec 02, 2013 8:03pm

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 4:48pm

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 3:21pm

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 9:03pm

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 3:43pm

“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....

Community Calendar

Nov 21, 2013 10:01am

Editor’s note: To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at cgoodman@arkansasnews.com before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Today: The Lonoke County Prosecuting Attorney...

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

Nov 18, 2013 5:07pm

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...

Movie Review - ‘All Is Lost’ steers Redford into Oscar contention

Nov 15, 2013 10:40pm

Just you and Robert Redford. On a boat. With no one around for miles.

Watching “All Is Lost” is like living out the fantasy pretty much every heterosexual woman has had at some point during...

Community Calendar

Nov 14, 2013 10:01am

Editor’s note: To submit information for the community calender, e-mail Allison Goodman at cgoodman@arkansasnews.com before 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Today: The Lonoke County Prosecuting Attorney...

Library holds toddler time weekly

Nov 14, 2013 10:01am

This past week, The Carlisle Public Library held a soup themed toddler time. Stories read by Branch Manager Lynnette Ward were “Button Soup” adapted by Walt Disney, “Chicken Soup” by Jean Van...