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Running Outside Your Comfort Zone: Running ultra-marathons and staying healthy

  
  
  
  
Chip Gosewisch

Running Outside Your Comfort Zone: Running ultra-marathons and staying healthy

For me, Fall is the best season for running. The heat of summer is gone, which means I don’t have to schedule my runs for 5am before the heat kicks in. Fall also means I don’t need to worry about the cold biting into me like it does when I run in January. But I feel like my running dilemmas are short lived when considered through the eyes of an ultra-marathoner like Chip Gosewisch.

Best Practices for Exercise Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs

  
  
  
  
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Best Practices for Exercise Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs



When it comes to getting into peak physical condition, athletes and amateur fitness enthusiasts understand that how you prepare for and recover from a workout session is just as important as the work you do while actually exercising. Whether athletes are pumping iron in the gym, running several miles through the park or practicing yoga in the studio, warm-up and cool-down sessions are essential for safety and maintaining the health of muscles and joints. Not only do these strategies help the body limber up prior to physical exertion, but it allows the muscles to return to a state of comfortable rest and regeneration afterward.



The Core on Bravo Series: Plank with Bar (Single Cable Connection)

  
  
  
  
Brett Fischer

THE CORE ON BRAVO SERIES:
Plank with Bar (Single Cable Connection)

                         with Brett Fischer PT, ATC, CSCS 


The Core on Bravo is an 8-part video series featuring renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brett Fischer.  Filmed on location at Fischer Sports in Phoenix, Arizona, each episode will feature a rough-cut instructional video with Brett identifying a different specific core exercise using the Bravo Functional Trainer. Along with Dr. Paul Juris of the Cybex Research Institute, he’ll explain the core areas targeted, the accessories used, and proper technique. The purpose of this series is to help you learn not only what you are doing but why you are doing it, for a safer workout with faster results.




Baby on Board: Fitness Needs for Expecting Mothers

  
  
  
  
Pregnancy Fitness

Baby on Board: Fitness Needs for Expecting Mothers

The Core on Bravo Series: Semi-Squatting Reciprocal Punch

  
  
  
  
Brett Fischer

THE CORE ON BRAVO SERIES:
Semi-Squatting Reciprocal Punch

                         with Brett Fischer PT, ATC, CSCS 


The Core on Bravo is an 8-part video series featuring renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brett Fischer.  Filmed on location at Fischer Sports in Phoenix, Arizona, each episode will feature a rough-cut instructional video with Brett identifying a different specific core exercise using the Bravo Functional Trainer. Along with Dr. Paul Juris of the Cybex Research Institute, he’ll explain the core areas targeted, the accessories used, and proper technique. The purpose of this series is to help you learn not only what you are doing but why you are doing it, for a safer workout with faster results.





The Core on Bravo Series: Standing Abdominal Crunch with Handles

  
  
  
  
Brett Fischer

THE CORE ON BRAVO SERIES:
Standing Abdominal Crunch with Handles

                         with Brett Fischer PT, ATC, CSCS 


The Core on Bravo is an 8-part video series featuring renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brett Fischer.  Filmed on location at Fischer Sports in Phoenix, Arizona, each episode will feature a rough-cut instructional video with Brett identifying a different specific core exercise using the Bravo Functional Trainer. Along with Dr. Paul Juris of the Cybex Research Institute, he’ll explain the core areas targeted, the accessories used, and proper technique. The purpose of this series is to help you learn not only what you are doing but why you are doing it, for a safer workout with faster results.





Safe and Effective Workout Tips for Seniors

  
  
  
  
Senior walking on a treadmill

Safe and Effective Workout Tips for Seniors

The Core on Bravo Series: Plank with Bar (Single Leg Stance)

  
  
  
  
Brett Fischer

THE CORE ON BRAVO SERIES:
Plank with Bar (Single Leg Stance)

                         with Brett Fischer PT, ATC, CSCS 


The Core on Bravo is an 8-part video series featuring renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brett Fischer.  Filmed on location at Fischer Sports in Phoenix, Arizona, each episode will feature a rough-cut instructional video with Brett identifying a different specific core exercise using the Bravo Functional Trainer. Along with Dr. Paul Juris of the Cybex Research Institute, he’ll explain the core areas targeted, the accessories used, and proper technique. The purpose of this series is to help you learn not only what you are doing but why you are doing it, for a safer workout with faster results.





Five Tips to Fight the 'Freshman 15'

  
  
  
  
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Five Tips to Fight the ‘Freshman 15’

 

With a new academic year beginning across the country, more than 2.6 million first-year students will start their college careers. They will face numerous challenges, academically, financially, and socially. But they also face health challenges.


The perfect summer slim-down diet: Q&A with Lynda Lippin and Barbara Karafokas

  
  
  
  
Summer Living

The perfect summer slim-down diet: Q&A with Lynda Lippin and Barbara Karafokas


Summer is officially here, which means that many people will be looking to get into shape before hitting the beach. While focusing on ramping up physical activity levels is certainly important for shedding pounds and toning muscles, achieving a true swimsuit body requires a new take on dieting as well.


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