Topic: Fitness

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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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Fitness at Home Exercise

Sweat, Smile, Repeat

Starting a fitness routine can be hard, but we know that excuses don’t burn calories. Personal trainer Autumn Nelson of Superior Athletic Club in Medford

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If You Rest, You Rust

Spending more time at home than usual? Putting on some quarantine calories? Personal trainer Autumn Nelson of Superior Athletic Club in Medford demonstrates some moves

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How to Plank

Planks are one of the most effective exercises you can do. Working multiple muscle groups, the plank is a calorie-burning activity using your own body

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Dog Hikes

Happy Trails and Tails

Outdoor enthusiasts often love exploring nature with their dog. If you’re like many pet parents, there’s nothing better than seeing your dog’s bright, happy eyes

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Head to the Barre

In a world of workout fads that come and go, one of today’s most effective fitness trends combines three more traditional, proven approaches. Take equal

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Mealtime Macros

Cutting carbs, say health and fitness experts, cuts out the majority of vital nutrients available to the human body. Carbohydrates, in the big dietary picture,

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Cross-country Running

Great runners aren’t born – they’re made. Or so say the cross-country coaches of two Southern Oregon schools. Travis Dick, head cross-country coach and math

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A Master Class in Balance

The benefits of practicing yoga are well documented: building strength, developing flexibility and improving one’s balance, both physically and mentally. In its many forms, yoga

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Natural Passions

“It started with an orchid,” says Linda Tucker of Medford. She became a convert to flower hunting after chasing a special bloom to Ashland and

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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