Monday, December 18, 2017

Feature Story

Exercise Your Way through the Holidays

Holidays are upon us. Often, our already hectic lives become more frayed when shopping, hosting, and attending social functions – all with a cheerful face—are added. Time and energy run out as quickly as the days left in the calendar year. The advice from health experts: Keep exercising …

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Reviving the Swimmer Within

What began as a quest for a healthier lifestyle led member Scott Carpenter to three National Swimming Championships and the World Masters Games. He won five medals at the latter, one of them gold. Rehabilitating his shoulders, quitting his cigarette habit, and resuming coaching happened along the way …

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Been There, Done That. You Can, Too.

People are typically motivated to incorporate fitness into their lives for similar reasons. Establishing and maintaining optimum health, weight, and nutrition rank among the top factors. However, what makes people take fitness to the career level? What drives them to turn a passion into a livelihood? Here, staff share their stories …

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Exercise Your Way to Happiness (even when it’s dark at dinnertime)

Feeling uninspired? Stressed by the upcoming holidays, where overcrowded stores and over-budgeted gifts loom large? Maybe you’re even depressed. It’s that time of year when short days and changing seasons often trigger feelings of sadness. Lift low spirits with a workout that improves your body and mood …

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A Corporate Time-Out for Fitness

Successful companies acknowledge that corporate team-building events help increase productivity and morale. Some companies are skipping the more traditional picnic in the park for a healthier approach to building team spirit. Consider trading business suits for workout wear, and head to the Center for a free day of fitness fun …

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