Up Your Outdoor Fun with Inside Exercises

Summer is here, and so are the outdoor activities that go with it! Whether it’s on the water, the trails, the courts or in the yard, being fit for the outdoors make these activities much more enjoyable. Here are some of my favorite, slightly “non-traditional” exercises that we use with our clients to help them water ski, kayak, tee-off, serve, rock-hop, pedal,…

A Promising Future

When Katheryn Walker and Jennifer Hultz worked together as nurse anesthetists, they never expected their careers in anesthesiology would lead to a focus on mental health. They were attending a professional conference when they learned that ketamine—one of the safest, most well-known anesthetic drugs in the world—was being prescribed off-label to treat mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and PTSD. Intrigued,…

Stay Fit Over 40

Let’s face it: getting older isn’t easy. Injuries take longer to heal, metabolisms stall, and the daily grind of life’s stress can wear us down. I’m 47 years old and know first-hand that it’s harder to stay in good shape now than it was when I started in the fitness field more than 20 years ago. But what doesn’t kill you…

Let Pain Be Your Gain

It’s February, that time of year again when about 50 percent of all New Year's resolutions start falling to the wayside. Health clubs slowly begin to empty while fast-food drive-thrus start to fill. Unfortunately, I see this happen every year: well-meaning people who are really going to “stick with it” this year start falling back into their old habits again.…

Bring It On

Lizbette Bond, a California transplant and former rower, was a typical gym rat. She knew the benefits and didn’t mind doing the work. However, her husband, Nick, was enjoying a different experience as a member of F3, a free, participant-led boot camp for men rooted in fitness, fellowship and faith. She wanted to get out of the gym cycle and do something…

Core Focus

 Article Jennie Treadway-Miller | Pedro Mendoza  Plank Reach Outs  Begin in yoga plank position with your wrist, elbow and shoulder joints in line. Compose a flat back. Directly lift your hand from the ground and extend the arm in front of your head and reach out. Target areas: core stabilization (lower back) and midsection (abdominals and obliques), chest, shoulders, triceps.   

Whole-Body Tone

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