In line Skating for Clubs – It’s Easier than You Think

2012-07-26 / Sports / Comments Off on In line Skating for Clubs – It’s Easier than You ThinkComments

The in-line skating industry has come a long way since 1984 when there were only 20,000 skaters in the U.S. According to American Sports Data Inc., in-line skating is the nation’s fastest growing recreational sport (with step and mountain biking coming in second and third). It is projected there will be more than 10 million skaters by the end of this year. In fact, the in-line market is the single most successful product launch in the sporting goods industry’s history. The diverse uses of skates — from casual cruising with friends and family, to racing, sport-specific training and hockey — contributes to this industry’s record-breaking growth. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jim’s Introduction

2012-07-16 / Fitness / Comments Off on Jim’s IntroductionComments

I want to be in the program because I am stuck. Over the last year I have gone from 290 pounds to 185 pounds and really want to get down to 160 pounds. I look and feel much better but these last 25 pounds just will not go away no matter how hard I work. I also have a lot of excess skin from when I was heavy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Strengthening Exercises Help to Prevent Gymnastic Injuries

2012-07-13 / Fitness / Comments Off on Strengthening Exercises Help to Prevent Gymnastic InjuriesComments

Gymnastics requires flexibility, strength and power. Most gymnasts know the importance of hamstring, hip, back and shoulder flexibility. The following strengthening exercises will help improve the gymnast’s performance and help minimize the risk for injury. Since the gymnast may not have access to a weight room, these exercises can be done without weight equipment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Trisha’s Journal

2012-07-03 / Fitness / Comments Off on Trisha’s JournalComments

Well, you can see from my exercise chart that I wasn’t too active in the way you expect. I kept in mind that I ought to do something, and Tae Bo was the best choice for intense movement for the least time. Read the rest of this entry »

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