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4 Feb 18
Reasons Why Walking for Exercise Is Good For You

It is no secret that exercise is essential for your health. Those with good intentions to exercise frequently fail with excuses ranging from busy schedules and time constraints to inexperience or lack of equipment. But staying active is a key to living a longer and healthier life. A walking program is a widely accessible and […]

28 Jan 18
Can Running In The Cold Benefit You?

Have you ever heard of the saying; if you do things that are out of your comfort zone, it might be good for you? When it is cold outside, most of us just hibernate indoors and exercising often gets put on the back burner until brighter and warmer days are upon us. Exercising during the […]

7 Jan 18
Stay Safe When It Snows This Winter

It’s that time of year when the snow falls quickly and starts to pile up.  If you are not careful while shoveling, all that bending and lifting can put you at serious risk for injury or even a heart attack.  Snow removal can be especially dangerous if you do not exercise regularly and are over […]

1 Jan 18
Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: The Last Exercise

Here is the fourth and final in our series of four advanced exercises to improve strength, power, and endurance to get ready for the slopes. These four exercises continue to target primary leg muscles used in skiing and snowboarding (your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and hip abductors) with a conscious effort to focus on exercises that […]

26 Dec 17
Exercises to Help you Succeed in Skiing Getting Ready for Skiing and Snowboarding: 180 Degree Run Stance Squat Jumps

Here is the third in our series of four advanced exercises to improve strength, power, and endurance to get ready for the slopes.  These four exercises continue to target primary leg muscles used in skiing and snowboarding (your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and hip abductors) with a conscious effort to focus on exercises that could be […]