Meet your new sifu. His name is Laidback Luke. And though he may be most famous as a EDM megastar, this friendly Dutch dude also happens to be a kick-ass kung fu fighter. At last year's "Olympics of kung fu," as Luke describes the world championships in Hong Kong, he snapped up four gold medals a ... More >>
Life as a fitness competitor ain't easy. Ever heard of the phrase "no pain no gain"? Yeah, that. Clean eating, vigorous gym-going and tirelessly healthy lifestyle choices are not easy things to maintain. With the Fitness Universe competition happening all weekend here in Miami, we thought we'd spea ... More >>
First came Jugofresh. The popular juice shop opened in South Beach one year ago, and since then has announced plans of expanding into Wynwood, where it pops up now and again, and Lemon City, where owner Matthew Sherman will launch a 22,000-square foot facility with a hydroponics lab, commercial and ... More >>
In their effort to stave off Spring Training boredom, Marlins outfielders Logan Morrison and Bryan Petersen are starring in an online reality show. The first episode saw them donning leather jackets and forming a two-man, cupcake-devouring moped crew. At another point, they drank red white in a t ... More >>
ABC Science reported today that social sports "result in better weight loss." During a recent study, scientists found that mice involved in physical activity with a social component responded better to the exercise.How? Their bodies' composition and metabolism improved.The scientists divided the ... More >>
It's the hottest aerobics video starring a communist-sympathizer since The Jane Fonda Workout.It's the craze sweeping hoards of South Americans looking to drop a few kilograms in time for summer.It's the latest sign that Venezuela's president is further sinking into some sort of out-of-touch Kim ... More >>
Americans spent about $40 million last year on weight-loss products. If you count the rest of the world, that jumps to about $60 billion. Let's hope the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead will change those numbers a bit.The reason we spend so much money on diet books, weight-loss supple ... More >>
Camille LambFrancisco has energy for hours thanks to his gas station game plan.Gas prices are so high these days, many of us feel like beating up the pump when it's done tallying up our tabs. But we can't do much damage to those LCD screens with flappy, impotent little biceps and the pep of salte ... More >>
ViaPutting on a little bit weight during the winter months is only to be expected in cities that find themselves covered in snow and lacking in sun, but a new analysis from The Daily Beast says that Miami is fifth in cities that have gained the most weight since Thanksgiving.Whoa! What's the deal ... More >>
Trina SargalskiEarth Learning launched the South Miami Farmers Market in early December. Organized with the city of South Miami and the South Miami Green Task Force, the market is one of the few year-round venues in town. And even though it's small, you'll find great stuff like locally grown wate ... More >>
Learn how to ho with Kat Stacks! It's a free online course!Every ho's gotta have a hero. Even Miami's current reigning queen of ass, Kat Stacks, looks up to someone. (Catch Kat at Dream tonight.) And if you've been monitoring her Twitter feed lately -- but really why would you, unless you want yo ... More >>
Yoga people doing yoga things, submitted to the New Times Flickr pool by OhCarolinea.
Editor's Note: The following is not a poem, not quite a rap. But feel free to sing along.Muffin top real fatmy pockets so slim - How the hell am I supposed to get a workout in?You wont catch me huffin and puffin down the street,and my kids laugh when i try to get fit on the Wii.So f-f-free is what i ... More >>
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