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How To Track And Assess Your Fitness Progress

IF YOU ARE NOT ASSESSING, YOU ARE JUST GUESSINGTracking your progress is an important part of staying on track with your fitness goals.

Endurance: The key to golf consistency

I've talked about the five physical pillars of a good golf swing before: flexibility, balance, strength, endurance, and power. In previous weeks, I've talked about strength, balance, and flexibility, and this week I'll address endurance, and what you can do to improve yours.

Why do you work out?

Typically, we ask people, why they can't find the time to workout? Most of the time, they come up with what they believe are valid reasons not too, however, in reality it's just an excuse. I have seen and talked to so many people that will sacrifice what they thought was needed in their life and start making time to workout and the transformation is incredible! What use to be an excuse has now become non-existent. So, why do I workout? It's part of who I am. It helps make me a better person. It keeps me healthy and looking my best.

Raleigh 70.3 Ironman Triathlon 2015 - Race Report

Once again our car was loaded with two bikes, two wetsuits and an incredible amount of other gear for my first

Spend the summer calm, cool and collected

Summer is here!Keep your cool with essential oilsThe summer months have begun, school's are winding down and we are all ready for the slower pace of summer. Take time to re-energize your body during the longer days ahead.  Getting plenty of fresh air and sunlight can help the body to re-balance itself naturally. Visit your local farmer's market to take advantage of all of the fresh fruits and veggies coming in to season.

The Best Way to Lose Weight in Bethesda

The best way to lose weight in Bethesda is by making changes to your lifestyle. Some people take extreme measures to lose weight like not eating for days or exercising for three hours everyday. You may lose weight from them, but, they are not sustainable nor healthy. There are two healthier ways to properly lose weight and they include: changing your current way of eating and exercise.

The Power of Exercise: Gatekeeper to Independence

When you have difficulty getting out of your chair, need a walker for mobility and have had several falls you maybe considering assisted living care, right? This is a decision that should not be made too fast before exploring other options. The other option is targeted exercise and exercise specifically in falls risk reduction.

Fat Burning 101

Do you remember when your last workout was? If the answer is no, skip the introduction part and start reading the list below. This is where you will learn how to loose fat on an easy and a healthy way, with no worry of gaining that same weight back. Now, for the rest of you who actually do work out often, do you remember your last workout? Are you maybe exercising with some of the equipment from this list?

The Triad: Are you at risk?

Whenever you think about nutrition in the United States, chances are you wonder why Americans consume so much food.  When you read the government’s 2010 statistics, which show that one in every three Americans is obese, the seriousness of the problem is quite obvious.1  Dancers are generally not affected by this problem because of the frequency and intensity of the mere act of dancing.  From a young age, you have studied and learned the details of form and technique - you've slowly developed a unique, personal style that helps you express your

Pilates for a Happy Back and a Rockin' Core

It’s a tough world out there: sitting through long commute and work hours, standing and walking on hard surfaces. Faced with these daily work/life balance challenges, it’s not surprising that at least 80% of Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lives.