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Belly Fat Risks

06/21/2016 | 01:37 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Recent news on belly fat reminds us that there are more reasons to get in shape than appearance! A new international study found that men and women with larger waists are more likely to die younger from a wide array of illnesses such as heart disease, respiratory problems, and cancer. […]

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Understanding the Core

06/14/2016 | 01:25 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Many of us embark on new exercise programs in the spring. We embrace fitness programs with specific goals in mind, from overall health, strength training, leaner, shaped abdominals, or a slimmer silhouette. An important thing to remember is that whatever your focus in training, core exercises that strengthen the torso […]

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Fitness During the Changing Seasons

06/07/2016 | 08:17 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The changing seasons can wreak havoc on your work out routine. The milder weather draws us outside for walks, biking, or running, but that can be interrupted by a rainy day. The heat can seem insurmountable, making it harder to get started, or surprisingly chilly — so try having some […]

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A Season For Renewal

06/01/2016 | 07:00 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Winter may try to hold on, but spring has finally arrived! We can put away our heavy winter clothes and embrace the lush, green growth of trees and gardens , and the warming air that greets us each morning. Neighbors we haven’t seen all winter will be out working in […]

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Crossing over: Running vs. Cross-training Footwear

05/25/2016 | 07:00 AM

With so many different exercise options available for those looking to stay in shape, the choices of what footwear to purchase is equally expansive. Luckily for customers, however, they can be broken down into two main categories: running shoes and cross-trainers.   But which is better? The answer to that question, simply, is another question: […]

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Squeeze The Most Out Of Your Workout

05/17/2016 | 01:15 PM

There are so many choices on the market when it comes to exercise apparel. You can get different cuts, prints, colors and fits. And you’ve probably seen apparel that calls itself “compression.” But what does compression gear mean? And what are the benefits?   According to Jack Eig of RBX, compression clothing has areas made […]

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Lost In TheBeat

05/10/2016 | 08:34 AM

The Synergy of fitness and music.   Running shoes? Check. Gym shorts? Check. T-shirt and hoodie? Check. Headphones? Headphones? Oh PLEASE tell me I brought my headphones. Of course not. A very disheartening feeling, knowing I’d made it all the way to the gym and forgotten a crucial piece of workout equipment. Yes, I consider […]

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Olympic Golf

05/03/2016 | 12:17 PM

It’s Merits and Detriments.   Golf does not have a storied past in the Olympic Games. Introduced at the 1900 Paris Games, it featured 22 players from four countries (France, Greece, Great Britain and the U.S.). It was last featured four years later in St. Louis, when the U.S. fielded 77 players and Canada, the […]

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Simply The Best

04/26/2016 | 04:37 PM

Here’s who we think will be #1 at the end of the 2016 PGA Season   This is an exciting time for professional golf. We have a crop of golfers in their 20s who are affable, approachable and possess all the tools to be considered the best golfer in the world, as noted by their […]

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