Program offers post-9/11 veterans fitness, nutrition and counseling
Army veteran Thea Ashton runs on an anti-gravity treadmill in Florida Gulf Coast University's exercise science department on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Ashton is participating in the Warrior Health & Fitness Challenge, a wellness program for veterans. Read more on Naples Daily News
Capital Playbook: Cuomo's debate lunge
To fight the fat, Inspector Ellen Chang — a triathlete — ordered her chunky charges to pony up $ 30 each to outfit their East 12th Street headquarters with a stationary bike, a treadmill, a StairMaster and 350 pounds of free weights.” http://bit.ly … Read more on Capital New York
Jeff Hobbs: A testament to courage
Hobbs uses special workout equipment, including the Alter G anti-gravity treadmill and the Hydroworx underwater treadmill. Both pieces of equipment decrease the force of weight on his feet, Rokes said. Rokes, who is very aware of Hobbs' tendency toward … Read more on Quad City Times
Road to half Ironman has been a bumpy ride
I went to the gym, because at 5 p.m. it was still 100 degrees outside, and found a treadmill. I tightened the strap and started. (Again, I had really low hopes.) One pain-free mile became two. Two pain-free miles became three, etc., etc. Soon, I had … Read more on The Desert Sun
Of course it was fine to have a rabbi visit the hospital, I told my patient’s son. It was only as they were about to enter the room that I noticed that the rabbi was carrying a white chicken in his arms.
Tell us: What do you want to change about Navy fitness?
Among push-ups, curl-ups, run, bike, swim and elliptical, what portions of the PRT would you like to change or drop altogether? Do you favor upping the number of “bad day” retests or scrapping them altogether? Should commands be required to carve out … Read more on NavyTimes.com
The Book We're Talking About: 'Neverhome' By Laird Hunt
I tried to clear the leaves away but found my arms were pinned at my sides. I could turn my neck and wiggle my toes and hands but otherwise could not budge." Rating, out of 10: 8. Hunt manages to craft an elliptical commentary on the subjectivity of … Read more on Huffington Post
Five Things I Learned from 'Geek' Culture
… Johannes Kepler, for example, started out with the theory that the planets move in circular orbits whose proportions are determined by the perfect Pythagorean solids—which he eventually threw out when the data demonstrated that they move in … Read more on The Federalist
Teenagers trying to lose weight should engage in an exercise program that includes both aerobic and resistance training, a randomized trial has found. It also found that diet without exercise accomplishes little.
New method could help prevent falls
University of Illinois-Chicago physical therapy assistant professor Tanvi Bhatt, left, walks alongside Mary Kaye, 81 as she demonstrates a treadmill balance session. Clive Pai, a UIC physical therapy professor, who came up with the idea calls it "a … Read more on Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Ferguson unveils new community center
The center features a fitness area with free weights, weight machines, treadmills and elliptical trainers. It also has an Internet cafe, child care room and game room. Ferguson resident Dwayne Lewis, 45, who toured the center along with the media and … Read more on STLtoday.com