Post Tagged with: "fitness"

Time Out for Health
/ March 2, 2012 9:41 am

Time Out for Health

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 […]

Putting the “Fun” Back Into Fitness
/ March 2, 2012 9:26 am

Putting the “Fun” Back Into Fitness

(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 […]

Plunging in to the perfect workout
/ December 30, 2011 9:23 am

Plunging in to the perfect workout

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 […]