Stories tagged with: Exercise

April 6, 2015 - 9:27am
33 weeks 3 days ago

Muskingum County Seniors had a spring in their step as they celebrated life. 

After a long winter and the unexpected closing of the Senior Center the Fieldhouse wanted to give back to area seniors. Monday, they opened their doors, let the fresh air and invited the areas older population to take part in group exercise classes, line dancing and a chance to walk the track, all for free.

"So much of the depression that happens seasonal is because people can't get out and...

November 26, 2010 - 5:20pm
5 years 1 day 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 - 4:23pm
5 years 22 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 - 5:30pm
5 years 25 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 - 6:25pm
5 years 28 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 - 4:06pm
5 years 34 weeks 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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