I’m old enough to remember Sgt. Joe Friday from the old Dragnet television series and his signature response when questioning women during a police investigation. “All we know are the facts, ma’am,” the always serious police detective would often say in his typical monotone elegance. If Joe were still doing television police work today (and I’d love to see his […]
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It’s the New Year and with it comes loads of New Year’s resolutions. How many do you make each year? How many do you stick with each year? Well, don’t fret – we can help. Below, we have compiled the most popular resolutions… and how Blue Valley Rec can help you keep them. 1. Lose Weight – From fitness classes […]
Need some tips on how to fit healthy living into your daily life? Break it up – If you don’t have time for a 30-minute workout, break it up into 10 or 15 minutes. You will still reap the benefits of a shortened routine. Calendar date – Use your calendar and schedule a time to work out. Putting it on […]
(This post from New Directions, www.ndbh.com, is worth a read.) Top athletes and movie stars have the time and motivation to stay in great shape. The rest of us, though, often find it a challenge to fit fitness into our lives. “It’s a matter of attitude,” says Antonia P. Williams, M.S., a personal trainer and nutritionist in Alexandria, Va. “If […]
Non-impact workouts like yoga and Pilates have been gaining traction for years as these strength-based workouts bring heart rates up without pounding the joints. Now, aqua fitness is joining the ranks of these esteemed “soft” workouts with year-over-year momentum in Blue Valley Recreation’s aqua fitness program. Also key to aqua fitness benefits is its self-adjusting nature. Water workouts are appropriate […]
In honor of the huge success we enjoyed with the inaugrual Strut for the Streaks, here’s a list of gift ideas for the runner in your life – whether a serious runner or a recreational runner. Who knows, one of these may help them train for our 5K next year. Gifts range from a few dollars to expensive choices, depending […]