Category: Exercise Advice

Weekly Construction update: September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019

Work performed this week: Installed electrical rough-in on the first and fourth floors.  Installed overhead lights and trim-out on first and third floors.  Installed conduit for pool.  Wired VAV Boxes.  Continued wiring transformers in electrical rooms.  Continued working on underground site electrical. Installed plumbing overhead on first and fourth floors.  Finished up med gas lines […]

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How to Start Training for a 5k

August 1, 2019

Running a 5K can add a fun level of challenge to your workout program. Don’t be daunted by the distance, a 5K is a manageable 3.1 miles. A 5K run is a great option for new runners who are looking to take their training to the next level. Building up your aerobic base takes time […]

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Pilates vs. Yoga: What’s the Difference and Why Are They Effective for Cross-Training?

July 11, 2019

Pilates and yoga are low-impact exercise practices that are commonly utilized for their stretching, toning and strengthening benefits and as part of a cross-training workout program. Pilates and yoga are practiced at a slower pace than weightlifting or other high-intensity strength workouts. Whether you’re a runner, a weightlifter or an avid cycler, Pilates or yoga […]

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Hernia Recovery

June 27, 2019

While hernia surgeries have become fairly common, any surgery, no matter how routine, needs to be taken seriously. After undergoing hernia surgery, a common question people ask is, “When can I get back to the gym?” After an operation, many patients can immediately tell a difference in how much better they feel. Although you might […]

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Senior Health and Fitness Day: Exercising as an Older Adult

May 29, 2019

Senior Health and Fitness Day is a nationwide health and fitness event for older adults. Across the country, fitness professionals will be promoting the importance of regular physical activity, and providing education on senior-related exercises that improve health and well-being. For many older adults, knowing where to start or how to incorporate exercise into a […]

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How to Stay Active with a Knee Injury

May 23, 2019

Recovering from a knee injury can sometimes be a slow process. It can put a damper on your workout routine especially if your injury resulted from a routine workout or team sport. For those that were active prior to their knee injury, we know how difficult it can be to focus solely on recovery. While […]

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Great Running Trails in Memphis

May 2, 2019

Spring is one of the best seasons in Memphis to pull out your running shoes and hit the trails. It’s not too hot, not too cold, which makes this weather combination the perfect remedy for a nice, long run. Whether working out is a part of your daily routine, or you’re new to this form […]

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Five Ways to Exercise with Your Dog

April 5, 2019

It looks like warmer temperatures are here to stay in Memphis. That means more time outside. Your dog is likely also thrilled that the weather is warmer. Not only is there more sunlight to bathe in, but spring weather means more time spent outside for Fido. Spring is a great time to revisit your fitness […]

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The Importance of Cooling Down

September 20, 2018

Did you know that the most important function of the post-exercise cool down is to prevent dizziness? The blood vessels in your legs expand when the body goes through vigorous exercise, bringing more blood to your hands and feet. When the body goes from a fast-paced cardio workout, to a sudden state of rest without […]

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