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The royalty of Lonoke County rice

Sep 24, 2014 8:23am

Winding up National Rice Month is a look at past rice royalty who helped promote Lonoke County’s leading agricultural product. Arkansas Farm Bureau reports that the state’s rice industry supports...

Woodlawn news

Aug 19, 2014 11:38am

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Amber (Kate Upton, left), Carly (Cameron Diaz) and Kate (Leslie Mann) toast their friendship. (Submitted Photo)

Movie Review — ‘The Other Woman’

Apr 24, 2014 7:35pm

For a movie about three intelligent women — well, two intelligent women and an amiable assemblage of curves played by model Kate Upton — “The Other Woman” is disappointingly, disturbingly dumb....

Children participate in bunny tails at Lonoke Public Library

Apr 24, 2014 5:30pm

The Marjorie Walker McCrary Library in Lonoke was taken over by actual live bunnies. Bugs who is a New Zealand White and Hershey is a Holland Lop hopped in with their owners Lee Glover Langdon and...

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....

Book Review — ‘Stone Cold’

Apr 23, 2014 2:06pm

Sometimes, you just can’t fit in.

You stick out like a sore thumb, totally unable to melt into the crowd. You feel like you have a neon sign across your shoulders, one that says “I’M NEW!”...

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...

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...

Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner star in 'Draft Day.'

Movie Review - ‘Draft Day’

Apr 11, 2014 3:29pm

Kevin Costner has made great sports movies (“Bull Durham” and “Field of Dreams”).

He’s made good sports movies (“For Love of the Game” and “Tin Cup”).

And he’s made “Draft Day.”

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Starting position for barbell deadlift complex with Laura Salcedo at Cross Fit Mountain's Edge on Wednesday March 19, 2014. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - Squats, deadlift barbell complexes train tissues

Apr 08, 2014 6:00am

The Tyrannosaurus rex wouldn’t have liked pushups. That’s because it had short arms.

The mechanics would have been difficult for a T. rex to get into pushup position. The range of motion its...

Book Review - Get It Done

Apr 07, 2014 9:52pm

You’re hoping someone has a match.

That’s because you need a fire lit under your tail. You’ve been putting things off, lollygagging, dragging your feet, even though you know you’ve got lots...

Ending position for kicker with Laura Salcedo at Cross Fit Mountain's Edge on Wednesday March 19, 2014. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Personal Trainer - Pistol squats can be teaching tool for the body

Apr 04, 2014 6:39pm

Pistol squats are one of those exercises that can be intimidating at first. But with today’s modifications, you can ease your way into them.

Pistol squats are a single-leg squat. If you are...