Stories tagged with: Exercise

November 26, 2010 - 6:20pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

If you woke up this morning and stepped on your scale, you might have been a little surprised.

With Thanksgiving over and most bellies stuffed, you would think most people would want to hit the gym to burn off those Thanksgiving treats. But for one local gym, it is anything but.

"The traffic is a lot slower today than normal last 20 years, says Director of Fieldhouse Fitness Jim Fraunfelter.

Fraunfelter says people are either most likely shopping or too lazy to do...

June 23, 2010 - 5:23pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

She may be 90-years-old, but Bea Alwood is kicking, stretching, and moving her hips at The Fieldhouse.

She has been a water aerobics instructor at the facility for 12 years and taught dance before that.

"My husband and I were ballroom dancers. I've just had exercise all my life. So, I just love every bit of it. We have fun. That's the main thing," says Alwood.

Alwood says she loves the water because it's so therapeutic.

"There's things that we do in the...

June 1, 2010 - 6:30pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

As we transition our winter workout schedules to summer routines, we need to be aware that the increase in temperatures is going to allow us to sweat more, whether we are indoors or outside.

That means consuming more fluids because local trainers say water is the most important element to fuel our bodies.

"Our bodies are over 60% water, and if you get to a point where you're thirsty, you're already dehydrated. So, you want to make sure you're on a regular schedule drinking...

May 14, 2010 - 7:25pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

School may be ending soon, but one local school is teaching its students how to be healthy all summer and beyond.

Today Nashport Elementary School held a wellness day, educating the students about the importance of good health.

"They're trying to teach our kids about wellness and safety, how to eat right and exercise," said First Grade Teacher Tiffanee Brownrigg. "To get them aware since summer is coming and they won't be here, maybe they can practice some of these...

March 30, 2010 - 5:06pm
5 years 1 day ago

The warm weather is sparking many people to get into the mentality of losing weight before putting on shorts or tank tops, but are you going about obtaining that goal the right way?

"A lot of women especially say 'It's swim suit season, and I need to work on my abs.' You have to incorporate the cardio, resistance training, and strength training. The cardio, what is does is it burns the calories and it boosts the metabolism, but the strength training is actually what tones and...

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