Category: Fitness


Integrating Yoga Part Three

October 25th, 2012 — 1:46pm

If you have reached a plateau where you are beginning to wonder how to expand your practice of yoga or how to get to the next level, this article will give you definite positive suggestions and solutions. Continue reading »

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Can add fun to exercise. Part 1

October 9th, 2012 — 4:50pm

Imagine for a minute that you are not a fitness professional but, instead, an average health club member. In this mindset, what would you think and how would you feel during a typical cardiovascular workout? Your routine might be something like the following: Stare at workout time. Pick up towel. Wipe sweat off of forehead. Continue reading »

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Tips to Advancement

September 13th, 2012 — 8:36am

Though it’s impossible to speed up one’s advancement in the study of Tai Chi, there are several tips in practicing the correct way. The rest is up to the practitioner’s will. Continue reading »

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Getting Started in Snowshoeing

September 4th, 2012 — 11:30am

With winter descending upon us and bad weather forcing many people to cut back on some of their regular fitness activities such as running and biking, now is the ideal time to learn a new sport suitable exclusively for the cold, snowy season. Snowshoeing has become the fitness enthusiast’s answer to winter running and hiking. Continue reading »

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Steve’s Journal: Week Nine. Part 2

July 23rd, 2012 — 11:34am

Another positive thing you did was to improve the fiber content of your food choices. Oatmeal, barley, salad — all contain good sources of fiber, which not helps you feel full and eat less calories, but offers heart disease protection and good digestive functioning. When you can, select whole grain breads and whole wheat cereal. Please define the type of bread and cereal you eat. Continue reading »

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Steve’s Journal: Week Nine. Part 1

July 23rd, 2012 — 11:30am

Dear Sharon and Armand,
I am submitting my diary today feeling pretty good. Not only did I have my best week yet — both in food and exercise — but I crossed the 240-pound barrier, weighing in at 238. Yes, I’m still fat, but 17 pounds less fat and feeling good. Continue reading »

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Warm-Up and Stretching Exercises for Ice Hockey. Part 2

June 19th, 2012 — 12:03pm

Hip Flexor Stretch:
Put one leg forward with the knee bent.

  • Extend the other leg backward, putting the knee on the ice.
  • Lean slightly forward in an effort to feel the stretch in the hip area.
  • Hold for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat with the other leg. Continue reading »

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Warm-Up and Stretching Exercises for Ice Hockey. Part 1

June 19th, 2012 — 11:57am

Warm-Up
A proper warm-up is very important for ice hockey players of all ages. Warm-up exercises should combine skating and stretching before every practice or game. Continue reading »

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The Center for Fitness. Part 2

May 29th, 2012 — 5:24pm

The main feature of the club is the exercise classes, which are all complimentary with membership, and include the following, which are the most popular: Pilates and low-impact aerobics (which are the largest classes, usually attracting around 25 members) and the 14 aquatic aerobics classes. The center offers more than 50 classes a week. “Classes are a drawing card for us,” says Sears, who is still teaching at age 65. Continue reading »

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The Center for Fitness. Part 1

May 29th, 2012 — 5:21pm

friends at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kerrville, Texas. After taking courses at theCooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas, Texas, she moved her classes, “Gail’s Aerobic Lifestyle,” to two different locations, expanding her business with each move. Continue reading »

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