SPORTS, RECREATION & HEALTH
What goes on in your body when you’re off in slumberland?
- Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting
Frank Shamrock vs. Cung Le: This one’s gonna be brutal, folks.
- Learning to Fly
Our intrepid reporter takes a crack at flying a plane and learns an unexpected lesson or two.
- Born That Way
Is there an “adrenaline gene” in big wave surfers?
- Climbing the Ladder
Local companies lead the way in the direct-to-consumer gene testing boom.
- Dyed Pretty
Deciphering America’s mehndi mania.
- Roll Models
Inside the adrenaline-soaked world of women’s roller derby.
- Extreme Foot Work
Ultramarathon runners straddle the line between heroism and self-punishment.
- Sea Quest
Go deep into the world of scuba diving with some of the South Bay’s leading divers.
- Learning the Ropes
Beginning boxing classes: Pummeling your way to better health and inner calm.
- The Science of Insomnia
Why you can’t sleep, and what you can do about it.
How poor sleep can negatively impact your health
Our resident insomniac Damon Orion offers tips for getting back to your natural sleep/wake cycle
- Sneeze Guards
Which cold and flu preventatives are for real, and which are just plain buggy?
Cross-country skiing: the other way to carve up the snow.
- Here’s the Pitch
The venerable sport of cricket is surprisingly popular in the Bay Area
- Big Splash
Kicking up the spray at the Santa Cruz Kayak Surf Festival
Cardio tennis helps players stay in ace physical shape.
It’s never been easier, or cheaper, to go solar.
Open-water long distance swimmers: Insanely brave… or just plain insane?
- Chasing Waterfalls
A hike to a stunning waterfall is closer than you think.
- Growing Up Gretzky
Youth hockey leagues teach South Bay kids skills on and off the ice.
- Sea Change
Mechanized surfboard production is the wave of the future.
- Spokes Models
Ride hard, fast and light with these locally made mountain bikes.
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