Monthly Archives: August 2013

Well: A Guide for Swimmers Breaking Boundaries

A new book by Lynne Cox, an open water swimmer, offers lifesaving advice for the exploding ranks of triathletes and other swimmers who are escaping the confines of pools.


NYT > Fitness & Nutrition

Barre fitness workouts provide all-over strengthening, toning

Barre fitness workouts provide all-over strengthening, toning
Who doesn't want tighter abs, toned arms and a little more lift in their bootie? Barre fitness, a fairly recent addition to the exercise scene, promises to deliver all that and more — without stressing either joints or dance ability. • All you need is …

How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers?
Wearable fitness trackers like the Fitbit and Jawbone Up are all the rage, but are they accurate? We wear them to gauge how much we move and how many calories we burn. But if they're not accurate, you might be sabotaging your weight loss goals by …
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Justin Levine: Fitness training is always about learning
Recently, I attended The Perform Better Summit in Long Beach. This is an educational workshop that highlights the best fitness educators in the world. Speakers included Mike Boyle, Mark Verstegen, Martin Rooney, Gray Cook, Charlie Weingroff and Todd …
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Lastest Exercise Equipment News

Taxpayers foot bill for gov.'s gym
Her busy schedule doesn't leave much time for exercise, so state taxpayers shelled out $ 2,378 for gym equipment that was installed in a small, mirror-lined basement room at the Governor's Mansion in Santa Fe. "It's impossible for me to go to a public …
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Tech helps encourage fitness for seniors
According to HUR Fitness Machines for senior rehabilitation, the newest advent of senior rehabilitation uses air resistance. They claim it's one of the safest measures for the active and aging population. “Using air as resistance overcomes the …
Read more on Wausau Daily Herald

Colorado Home Fitness Offering Equipment Manufactured by Stairmaster for Sale
Colo, CO — (SBWIRE) — 08/14/2013 — With an aim to offer the best fitness equipment in the more affordable range, Colorado Home Fitness now brings the most sought-after products from the world's leading gym equipment manufacturer Stairmaster for sale.
Read more on SBWire (press release)