Topic: Fitness

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Get Back in the Game

Organized sports have taken a hit during the new coronavirus pandemic. Keeping kids moving is good for overall physical and mental health as well as

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Take to the River

If the new coronavirus pandemic has kept you trapped inside your home more than normal this year, you’re not to blame for feeling the need

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Flexible and Functional

If you have watched a volleyball game, bicycle race or other competitive sport, you’ve probably seen strips of tape covering athletes’ knees, backs and shoulders

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Pump Up and Push Through

These variations kick up the challenge level over the classic pushup. Ben Taucher, the club manager of Anytime Fitness in Central Point, offers these suggestions

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Get Those Legs Pumping

Lower-body strength is particularly important for maintaining mobility and avoiding injury as we age. Austin Cantrell, general manager of Anytime Fitness in Central Point, always

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LEG DAY #6: Bridges

Prioritizing “compound” movements – exercises that engage the legs and other supporting muscle groups simultaneously – will produce the best results. Bridges Lay on your

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LEG DAY #4: Step-Ups

By all appearances, men and women have vastly different priorities when it comes to working out: Men focus on building strength and bulk in their

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LEG DAY #3: Hip leg lifts

Get a leg up: Use “compound” movements Prioritizing “compound” movements – exercises that engage the legs and other supporting muscle groups simultaneously – will produce

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Waterfall Wandering

Waterfalls are magical. There is something about cascading water that fascinates us, from ethereal trickling ribbons to dramatic, roaring plunges. There is a whole culture

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Stretch Your Neck

With the head placed in forward and downward positions so often in using devices, it is important to incorporate proper stretches into your routine. Cervical

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LEG DAY #2: Lunges

Prioritizing “compound” movements – exercises that engage the legs and other supporting muscle groups simultaneously – will produce the best results, according to Andy Howell,

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LEG DAY # 1: Squats

Prioritizing “compound” movements – exercises that engage the legs and other supporting muscle groups simultaneously – will produce the best results, according to Andy Howell, a

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Jump Rope Tips

Beginner jump start If you haven’t jumped rope since your playground days, follow the steps below to give yourself a little refresher. Hold both rope

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Sept. 2020 TOC:

  • Take to the River: Social distance on the water
  • Menobelly & Metabolism: Hormone changes and weight gain during menopause
  • Flexible & Functional: How KT tape works with the body to offer support and lessen pain
  • This Little Piggy: With the proper care, guinea pigs can be an endearing home companion
  • Pump Up and Push Through: Pushup variations build upper body strength
  • Mama Mia, Zucchini! 5 ways to enjoy abundant zucchini and summer squash
  • The Skinny on Sweeteners: Choosing natural sugars can have health benefits