Fitness

Time to Flex

Ted Talks: Time to Flex and Stretch

Of my many bodily deficiencies (see Pants, Tight), one has been protesting louder lately. I’m creaky. I’m tight. I’m about as flexible as a granite countertop. I can feel it when I walk, when I run, when I wake up… read more

Fitness Basics

Get Back to Fitness Basics With These Moves

There are some fitness basics that are available anytime, anywhere. Incorporating these into the weekly routine can provide additional tools to help adapt for whatever surprises 2021 brings! The Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans… read more

Ted Talks: How Do You Measure Strength?

Strength —like beauty and perfect guac— is in the eye of the beholder. After all, one person’s strong is another person’s weak. Sure, there are universal standards for some medical categories (blood pressure, cholesterol and the like), and those benchmarks… read more

Try Water Aerobics

Find Out Why You Should Try Water Aerobics

The term water aerobics has gotten a bad rep, constantly coming off as an easy exercise performed in the shallow end of the pool. However, water aerobics applies to several different water activities that increase your breathing and heart rate… read more

Ask the Pilates Instructor

I started in this industry at the age of 18 on an island in south Florida. At the time, I was a live-in nanny and knew I had to find a job fast. I was extremely lucky to have exceptional… read more

Morning Workout Motivation

With the clock falling back an hour, it is time for gym motivation to spring forward. Most professionals recommend working out in the morning because it is easier to throw in the towel after a long day of work. With… read more

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