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Cardio in the Heat

by Jessica B. July 31st, 2012| Cardio
It is hot out there, and getting out to run my daily 5-7 K has been becoming more and more of a challenge. Not because of the distance, but because I end up sweating and exhausted way too quickly in the sun. And the hour of the morning I

Lower Body Pool Workout

by Jessica B. June 28th, 2012| Exercises, Lower Body, Strength Training
It is summer season, and if you don’t like sweating it out in the gym, it is probably getting a bit hot for you to keep up your outdoor workout. If you have access to a pool, there is no reason why you can’t keep your workout up even

Pool Exercises: Core

by Mackenzie M. April 24th, 2012| Core, Strength Training
During the summer months there is no better place to work out your core than in a pool or some other refreshing body of water. Did you know that aquatic exercises actually burn fat faster than core exercises out of the water? Exercising in the water can actually ease

Bad Weather Exercise Options

by Angela Yorke March 15th, 2012| Family Fitness
Aside from winter, there may be other occasions when it just isn’t feasible to exercise outdoors with your family. For example, you wouldn’t want to brave a torrential downpour when leading the family out on a run, although you might do that if you were out on your own.

Cardio for Road Warriors

by Angela Yorke January 5th, 2012| Cardio
A person who has to travel a lot in their line of work often finds it difficult to adhere to a regular cardiovascular fitness routine. Generally, a person’s aerobic capacity declines 5-10% within 3 weeks of inactivity. If physical inactivity continues for up to 2 months, the person can

Why exercise in the water?

by Bea October 5th, 2010| Exercises
One of the best alternative workouts that you can do for your body is to do exercises in the water. Pool workouts can be some of the best workouts out there and they allow for training with minimal impact on the body. Many people with injuries, even serious ones

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