The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
You come home from a long day at work, ready to put your feet up and relax for a while. When you open the door to find your furry friend waiting, hoping that it’s time for a walk or a game of fetch, what do you do? Do you ignore the wagging tai... Read more
Have you ever considered including water fitness into your exercise routine? This can be a great way to increase strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health. Plus, during the months of summer heat, what is a better way to keep cool?
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So you've been cleared for exercise after the birth of your baby and you're anxious to get outside and get moving! But who's going to watch your little one? If running or walking is your thing, you can take baby along in a jogging strolle... Read more
Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for... Read more
I am taking a water aerobics class through park and rec. Today, we walked against the lazy river current, and did lunges, forward and backward. Wondering if people know of other exercises I can suggest to my very young and enthusiastic but young te... Read more
My tips are to drink a glass of water as soon as you wake up. Fill a washable water bottle with water and keep it full all day. Drink sips out of it all day. If you don't like plain water you can try crystal light 0 calorie flavored water packets for... Read more
I tend to drink a lot of water every day. I am a very large person and I exercise a lot. Right now it is fairly warm where I live and I drink to stay cool. This time of year, I can easily drink 12 C of water/herbal tea each day without really even... Read more
I try to remember to drink water first whenever I think I might be getting hungry - and start thinking about a healthy snack at the same time. Then, after several minutes, if I'm still feeling hungry, I'll know it is true hunger and not just thirst -... Read more
I got two-2 gallon pitchers today along with some berries, citrus, cucumbers and melons. I am gonna start making infused water. My first two will be cucumber melon and citrus mint. Does anyone have any recipes or suggestions for the next ones I make?... Read more
Three summers ago, I ventured into the world of water aerobics. This was one class I was certain I could do well in and if not, no one would notice or so I thought. Never having had the grace or the agility to feel comfortable in a step aerobics clas... Read more
When my daughter was about 6 months old, I started taking her for runs in the jogging stroller. In the beginning, I was nervous. Would she be comfortable? Would she be content to ride along? My dad and I would go to the park and take turns pushi... Read more
JOGGING AND WATER .........................
This is the most important thing. Even though it is essential to drink while you are running, you rarely meet a jogger carrying a bottle: frigh... Read more
By creating an exercise routine based on your individual needs and abilities, as well as taking some precautionary measures, you can reduce your risk of injury and make exercise an enjoyable part of your daily routine.
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