Gear: Four Watches That Intensify Time-showing Game

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Made of a hybrid polymer-steel body to cut weight, it includes a light-up dial and a 10-year lithium power cell. It's water-resistant up to 660 feet. Old-fashioned, heavy-duty, non-electronic, quartz-movement, waterproof sports watch designed to do two things: keep time and last forever. Made of a hybrid polymer-steel body to cut weight, it includes a light-up dial and a 10-year lithium power cell. It's water-resistant up to 660 feet. http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-gear-watches-20141227-column.html?track=rss

Bacchus Freedman works out in the Lagree Method Megaformer class at the Studio (MDR) in Marina del Rey. (Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times) Caption Gym Rat at the Studio (MDR) Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times Yoram Heller, left, does squats as trainer Ky Evans corrects his form. Yoram Heller, left, does squats as trainer Ky Evans corrects his form. http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-gymrat-mdr-20141220-story.html?track=rss

Lindsey Vonn says hard work and single-leg squats keyed comeback

Take it slow. http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-resolve-20141227-story.html?track=rss

Cocktail concoctions that may have you drinking to your health

( Mary MacVean ) That's changing as liquor makers add a little nutrition to their tipple. Meantime, the drinkers are looking to cold-pressed juices and cleanse formulas to concoct over-21 drinks. Amber Blumer, founder of Skinny Lemon, which sells the Master Cleanse formula of lemon juice, maple syrup and cayenne, says her product is being used as a vodka mix. The additional electrolytes and minerals in True Nopal's cactus water have led the brand to devise Cosmopolitan cocktail recipes with its product. The extracts of African mango, pomegranate and the mushroom ganoderma in Nuvia's instant coffee have led to it being mixed with Kahlua. "A question I hear a lot is, 'Can I incorporate a super-food into a cocktail?'" said registered dietitian Manuel Villacorta, author of the coming "Whole Body Reboot." "Ironically, they want to know if drinking healthier can combat the effects of drinking." 8 No one should confuse these cocktails with broccoli; they are not health foods. http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-health-drinks-20141227-story.html?track=rss

For New Year's resolutions, go for gradual changes for a big effect

Fell Lindsey Vonn says hard work, conditioning and a good physical therapist were vital to her comeback Lindsey Vonn believes single-leg squats were possibly the best exercise she did to rebuild her injured knee Dec. 6, 2014, was a good day to sit down with Lindsey Vonn. Her return to competition after a knee injury that crushed her Sochi Olympic dreams in February saw the star skier lead an American sweep in the World Cup downhill in Lake Louise, Canada, on Dec. 6. http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-5q-vonn-20141227-story.html?track=rss

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