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Getting Fit for Summer Sports

03/15/2016 | 01:54 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Spring fever has hit! That means many of you are looking forward to heading outside to hit the golf course, the basketball court, the baseball or soccer field. But before you step one foot out on the green, court or field are you ready? Yes I know you’re ready mentally, […]

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Expand Your Fitness Regimen

03/08/2016 | 11:06 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Expanding the variety while focusing on the quality of your fitness regimen is more important than adding on extra hours in the gym according to new research recently published in the The Journal of Applied Physiology. The study was authored by Paul J. Arciero DPE, the director of the Human […]

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Brain Workout

03/01/2016 | 08:11 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The benefits of exercise for brain health have long been accepted, but new research just added a big item to the long list of bonuses for the brain from physical fitness!   We know that the benefits of physical exercise, especially aerobic exercise, have effects on brain functions. A study […]

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Incline Walking

02/23/2016 | 01:00 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Looking for a workout that will let you burn the maximum amount of calories in a minimum amount of time? Treadmill walking or walking up an incline might be the solution. The benefits are impressive!   • Increase Your Calorie Burn Rate. It’s simple, walk for 30 minutes at 4 […]

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Winter Roots

02/16/2016 | 07:01 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The humble beet, often used as a colorful garnish on the table, is a terrific source of nutrients for your winter diet. Rich in natural sugar, sodium, sulphur, chlorine, iodine, copper, it’s also a terrific source of vitamins B1, B2, C and bioflavonoids. This tasteful root vegetable’s health benefits have […]

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Winter Workout Checklist

02/09/2016 | 11:37 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Cold temperatures and heavy snow can raise the challenge of your outdoor fitness routines, but the payoff is worth it! New research shows how important that exercise is … especially in the winter. Increasing your exposure to sunlight helps reduce seasonal affective disorder, the depression linked to the change in […]

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Aerobic Fitness

02/02/2016 | 07:47 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Aerobic exercise pumps oxygenated blood from the heart to working muscles. To accomplish that, it stimulates the heart and breathing rates throughout your exercise session. As a rule aerobic exercise can be light-to-medium intensity activities that can be performed for extended periods of time, such as walking, jogging or biking. […]

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Cold Weather Workout Tips

01/26/2016 | 07:11 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Winter weather can wreak havoc on your workout schedule, but don’t give up! That winter weight gain isn’t all tied to eating more or lack of exercise. New research shows how important exercise is … especially in the winter. In this study, researchers from the University of Colorado followed a […]

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Keeping Your New Year Resolutions

01/19/2016 | 07:35 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The new year is a time to reflect on our lives, to embrace the opportunity for change a new year brings and to look forward with hope to the future. With hope for the future in mind, millions of Americans make New Year resolutions. If you’re one of them, try […]

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