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Winter-Proof Your Workout

Posted: December 15, 2017

The winter months provide enough challenges with shorter days and stressful commutes in the rain, ice and snow; do not let your fitness goals become victim to the dreary weather. Here are 3 steps for winter-proofing your workout. 1. Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals S.M.A.R.T. = Specific. Measurable. Achievable. Relevant. Timely. As you embark on, or continue on, your fitness journey- it is imperative that you set…

Wellness and Thanksgiving

Posted: November 10, 2017

Most of us already know the health risks we all have around Thanksgiving. Even though we all recognize these health risks we seem unable to resist. Face it. It’s nearly impossible to scroll through social media and food websites showing you photos of the most delicious (and possibly the most evil) desserts and comfort food meals you’ve ever seen and not make them. The cycle…

Tennis for Beginners

Posted: October 17, 2017

How long will it take to learn tennis? Beginner: “I would very much like to play tennis on a regular basis but, I’ve never played any sports outside of gym class. I don’t expect to ever be a professional. But I’d like to play competitively some day. Just wondering how much I should play per day, how many times per week. Approximately, how long will…

Why Triathletes Should Try Masters Swimming

Posted: September 16, 2017

The triathlete may be tempted to avoid a Masters swim group for a number of reasons. Perhaps they feel that Masters groups are for former high school and college swimmers, or perhaps they feel that they should follow their own swim training program, prescribed by a triathlete coach. I’m here to tell you differently, a triathlete in training should absolutely join a masters swim group…

Exercising Techniques to Ease Joint Pain

Posted: August 9, 2017

It’s hard to describe joint pain to those that don’t know how it feels. Let’s focus on some exercise that may help with easing joint pain and can also help you sleep better at night and feel better the next day. Rhonda Reininger, associate director of the physical therapy and occupational therapy department at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, tells us that “Exercise can be…