According to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education only one in three children are physically active every day with a staggering 12.5 million children classified as obese by the CDC. A major contributor to this apparent malaise is the daily dose of TV, computer and console-based entertainment beloved by children. Keeping kids entertained can be difficult at the best of times but there’s clearly no doubt that a child’s daily average of some seven and a half hours in front of a screen, in one form or another, should give parents pause for thought.
Speaking to delegates at a state Democratic convention Sunday, the 10-term congresswoman said she said something offensive “and for that I sincerely apologize.”
Special Needs Network Advocate Areva Martin and Celebrity Fitness Trainer Cleon Joseph visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to talk about South LA Get fit.
The 6 reasons you just may become a track fan yet.
Bernard Lagat has set the American 5,000-meter road record by clocking 13 minutes, 19 seconds in the Carlsbad 5000.
A 77-year-old Brea man said his passion for marathon running helps him become physically and emotionally strong enough to take care of his wife who has multiple sclerosis.
Whether you run for fun, fitness, stress relief, or competition, there are many like you in Orange County who pound the pavement with some of the region’s best running clubs to train and to socialize.
Usually the only people racing through the streets at night are people who have just grabbed someone’s purse.
Local runners are racing back to Southern California after the controversial New York City Marathon was cancelled because of Superstorm Sandy.
Former “Dancing with the Stars” champion J.R. Martinez may be best known for his ballroom shoes, but his running shoes are getting the most wear these days.
Betty Hoops, world record hula hoop athlete, stopped by the KCAL9 studios Wednesday!
Called the “Stadium to the Sea” course, this point-to-point LA Marathon route that debuted in 2010 puts the emphasis on Los Angeles myriad iconic landmarks. Be sure to arrive early and get a great spot to catch all the action.
The beauty of Los Angeles is hard to beat when pitted against any other urban city in America, but if you’re on the run in these parts, it’s important to find a favorite spot filled with nature’s finery to take every run over the top.
Train for a race and help a charity at the same time. It’s a win-win.
If you’re one of several thousand Southland residents hoping to score Black Friday deals at Target, don’t bring your running shoes.