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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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Somewhere Beyond Mere Footwear

01/12/2016 | 07:26 AM

A great pair of boots can be the best friend your feet ever had.   It was more than 135 years ago that Herman Joseph Justin moved to Texas and began crafting boots. Soon he was supplying rugged Justin boots for the men building railroads and herding cattle.   Over the years that have passed […]

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Toasty Warm When It’s Cold Outside

01/05/2016 | 12:25 PM

Under Armour’s ColdGear Infrared is Your Cold-Weather Solution.   Two years ago, based on research conducted to write a similar article, I went to my local Dunham’s Sports and bought Under Armour ColdGear Infrared leggings and crew neck top. I wanted something that would help keep me warm during Michigan’s early spring and late fall, […]

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Up, Up To The Sky

12/29/2015 | 07:25 AM

Flying a drone can provide hours of year round entertainment.   Are you hankering to hover? Feeling ripe for a flip? Ready to roll? Then you’d enjoy flying a toy drone. Dunham’s can help with a selection of durable easy to fly drones from Quadrone.   Earning Your Wings   While learning to fly requires […]

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Table Tennis, Anyone?

12/22/2015 | 07:32 AM

The warmer months of spring and summer are great for a game of tennis outside. But what do you do when the temperatures drop and the snow starts falling? You bring the tennis inside with table tennis!   A report by the Sports and Fitness Industry Association shows that people of all ages enjoy playing […]

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Get a Better View of Your Fitness Level with iFIT Vue

12/15/2015 | 08:05 AM

Put a Fitness Band on your Holiday List for a Fitter 2016.   The holidays are approaching and for many of us, that means a little extra food and drink. With so many events vying for our time, it can be difficult to stay on our fitness goal. It’s at times like these that we […]

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