| Jan 21, 2011
| 1:31 AM
Kids exercise all the time without even thinking of it. Just being active, like when you run around outside or play kickball at school, is a kind of exercise. What else counts as exercise? Playing sports, dancing, doing push-ups, and even reaching down to...
| Feb 1, 2011
New Orleans - A new class uses the trapeze bar to help students stay focused while facing the challenges of school. Retired trapeze artist Lorelei Ashe Macdonald of Gravity Defying Fitness in Uptown came up with a trapeze aerobics class geared towards...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Area Zumba classes:
Zumba at Mount Nebo Church
Cardio workout to Latin and other rhythms. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturdays through April 16, at Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, 134 S. Main St., Boonsboro. For ages 13 and older, children must be with...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 11:25 AM
It goes without saying that children who are obese would benefit from aerobic exercise. However, they're likely to find the idea of going for a jog or spending half an hour on a treadmill about as appealing as watching Congress debate the fine points of...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 1:05 AM
The Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will offer a low-impact aerobic exercise class starting Monday at the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center, 225 Third Ave. S.E.
Classes will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:31 PM
At a British 10K charity run last year, a blonde with sunglasses and a slew of world records jogged easily among the 11,000 other runners who'd shown up that day. Olympic marathoner Paula Radcliffe crossed the finish line with a huge smile on her face,...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Awaken, an exercise class for cancer survivors, is offered Wednesday afternoons by Avera St. Luke's Hospital at its Midland campus in Aberdeen, 1400 15th Ave. N.W.
Classes, which feature deep breathing, stretching and light chair aerobics, will be...
| Oct 5, 2011
Fitness instructors are putting a spin on a venerable child's toy to help adults get in shape.
The hula hoop traditionally has been used by kids, but it has also become a popular exercise tool for adults who want a low-impact workout that burns calories,...
| May 16, 2011
Whenever I hear about some amazing way to boost resting metabolism, my male-bovine-droppings detector goes berserk. Take the perennially popular one stating that 1 pound of muscle burns an extra 50 calories a day while at rest — so if you gain 10...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Photo by Beth Black
Jessica “Jag” Aguilar approaches the counter at a Starbucks in Coconut Creek to order a green-tea latte with soy milk. A few weeks ago, she would have gotten regular milk, but she recently turned vegan as part of a new...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 12:27 PM
If you took all of my clients over the past 10 years — whether from group classes at the gym, or my Mind & Body Sculpting class at the Community Center, personal training clients or beloved Wellness Boot Campers — polled them all and asked the...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Go ahead and bang a drum, hang from the curtains and spin that hula hoop. Area gym instructors say it's good for you, even if you don't realize it.
The unconventional workouts are part of a movement to keep the masses focused on their fitness by...