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Simple Vacation Exercise Ideas

by Joe Lawrence July 6th, 2022| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Welcome to the summer! This is the time of the year where the kids are out of school and we are excited to take the family vacations. However, I always fear getting out of my exercise rhythm while relaxing on the beach or chasing my kid who just saw
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4 Body Toning Swim Moves That Prep You for Summer

by Marnie Bii April 28th, 2021| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
You can achieve two goals in one by toning up your body for summer by practicing vital swim moves. Mastering these moves will give you the skills to safely enjoy your time by the pool, lake or ocean side as the days warm up. Furthermore, the demanding movements will
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3 Ways to Integrate Cardio Into Your Vacation Days

by Marnie Bii July 31st, 2014| Assorted Workouts, Cardio
When vacationing, it's tempting to leave all of your worries, and exercises, behind until you return home. If you do that, however, you might find your progress taking a sudden backslide. Fortunately, you can integrate cardio routines into your vacation days without taking away from the fun. In fact,
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Gear Up: Swimming Accessories for Better Health

by Marnie Bii June 17th, 2014| Accessories, Exercise Equipment
Are you making the most of your summer by hitting the pool for your fitness routines? Do you wish there were ways to increase resistance and scale the challenge to your gains? Thankfully, several products on the market today will do just that.

Invest in water paddles, ankle weights, aqua
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Workout at the Beach!

by Mackenzie M. January 22nd, 2013| Cardio, Outdoor
Even though most of the country is in the midst of a deep freeze, before long it will be time for a long day out in the sun by the seashore. For those fortunate enough to live near a balmy beach all year round, the sand and

Phelps vs Lochte, Who Came Out on Top?

by Bea August 23rd, 2012| Sports
A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the 2012 London Olympic Trials. At that time, one of the biggest questions was "Lochte or Phelps?" Now that the 2012 London Olympics have come to a close,  it is fairly obvious that Lochte is finally going to get his

2012 London Olympic Trials

by Bea June 26th, 2012| Sports
Many people are looking to represent the USA at the London Olympics this year.

Right now, the U.S. Olympic Team Trials  for Track & Field are going on in Eugene, Oregon at the University of Oregon. The meet takes place from June 21st to July 1st. It is the largest

Maintaining Stamina While Injured

by Jessica B. November 24th, 2011| Cardio
My exercise choice is running. It hasn't always been, but after making some significant lifestyle changes, running has become an important part of my life. So it was pretty devastating this summer when I broke my foot. Not only was running out of the question, I couldn't use the

Cardio Alternatives to Running

by Angela Yorke September 12th, 2011| Cardio
Running is one of the easiest cardio exercises to do. So are hiking and speed walking. The downside is the impact that these activities have on the joints, which tends to become more obvious as a person ages - especially where running is concerned. I wouldn’t give up running

Outdoor Training Ideas for the Summer

by Carlo Celotti June 8th, 2011| Fitness Expert
Summer is a great time of the year to put your gym membership on hold and enjoy improving your health and fitness outdoors. Scientific studies have shown hormonal benefits to exercising outdoors, and of course it's a great,way to get some vitamin D.

My absolutely favorite place to workout in

Exercising While on Vacation

by Bea April 20th, 2011| Biking, Exercises, Family Fitness
You know what’s unfair? The more fit you are, the faster you can lose that fitness. In just three weeks, you could lose 5-10% of your aerobic power and/or endurance; however your strength may stick around a little longer because of muscle memory. If you decide to take a

Backstroke the Calories Away

by Chang Song January 20th, 2011| Cardio
The key to losing weight is obviously exercising and working out. There are many exercises that can help you shed off the extra couple of pounds or many more, but one of more effective ways to lose weight is doing cardio exercise. Cardio exercises include running, cycling, walking, and

All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.