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Archives for February 2011

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

by Louise February 24th, 2011| Running
I hate to admit it: although I'm a lover of running, I have never turned on a TV to watch a track race or a marathon. I prefer to actually be running, rather than watching. However, on February 5, I attended the 16th Annual New Balance Indoor Grand Prix,

Exercise Balls

by Bea February 22nd, 2011| Exercise Equipment, Exercises
I was at the gym the other day when I decided to pick up a binder and take a look at all of the exercises that were put in there. It turned out to be a binder made up of exercises to do with an exercise ball! There were

On the Right Track

by Chang Song February 17th, 2011| Cardio
There are plenty of cardio exercises out there that you can do to burn calories and lose weight. However, when the weather outside becomes frightful, there are few exercises that help people shed off pounds as effectively and as fun as cross country skiing.

During winter, people feel very sluggish

A Gentleman’s Game

by Chang Song February 15th, 2011| Sports
When we think about exercise, we usually think of running and lifting weights. We rarely think of walking as a part of exercising, or at least most of us don’t. When we think about sports to take on as an alternative to fitness programs, we usually think about flag

Snow Fitness

by MPK February 10th, 2011| Cardio
Many part of the US have receive phenomenal amounts of snow.  Making the roads narrow and slippery, running ,or even walking, outdoors may be dangerous.  If you want to partake in outdoor exercise, what are your options?  Sure, you can go skiing, but that means spending money on a

The Unrealized Problem

by Chang Song February 8th, 2011| Eating Tips
People in America have realized that obesity is a big problem in the states. Many have become obsessed with working out to avoid that problem, and that obsession has became a problem in its own right. A big problem coming from the obsession of losing weight is eating disorders. But

Why Walk?

by Bea February 3rd, 2011| Walking
You do not have to sweat to exercise. True, you might burn more calories if you run or are more physically active, but walking can be a very effective form of exercising. There are a countless number of reasons why including walks into your daily life can benefit your

Too Soon? Kids and Weights

by Louise February 1st, 2011| Strength Training
When I visited my old middle school recently, I noticed some significant changes in the athletic wing. For example, one of the health rooms has been transformed into a weight room. It's not a huge room, but it's now jam-packed with machines and free weights. Seeing the room worried

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