Fitness

WELL BODY & MIND ESCAPE

WELL BODY & MIND ESCAPE

Sometimes you just need a place you can escape to. A place where you can completely relax and unwind, get back to nature and even renew your mind and soul. Gateway Canyons Resort an hour and half west of Grand Junction, Colorado is that place. Nestled within an impressive 360-degree…


PURE ‘ANIMALISTIC’ WORKOUT

PURE ‘ANIMALISTIC’ WORKOUT

Sometimes workouts can get redundant, especially if you are working out five weight training days every week and doing five to seven cardio sessions on top of that! I like to get outside in the fresh air and switch it up every now and then. My coach has me do…


6 TYPES OF TRAINERS TO AVOID

6 TYPES OF TRAINERS TO AVOID

Believe it or not, the shortest distance between you and the figure of your dreams just may be a personal trainer. But don’t be fooled into thinking that picking a trainer is as easy as selecting whichever toned teacher is available at the gym, for not all trainers are created…


MENTALLY TOUGH: GET YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME

MENTALLY TOUGH: GET YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME

Big events have a way of bringing an inordinate amount of energy into our lives. We imagine exactly what victory would feel like (our loved ones rushing the field to congratulate us, how we would look holding that championship trophy), but that energy can also manifest itself in the form…


FIGHTER-INSPIRED CIRCUIT TRAINING WORKOUT

FIGHTER-INSPIRED CIRCUIT TRAINING WORKOUT

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters seem to be in the spotlight more these days as the sport is gaining popularity worldwide. The success of these athletes is not only based on their fitness ability, but also on the ability of their central nervous system to react quickly to whatever’s thrown…


BALLET BARRE BOOT CAMP

BALLET BARRE BOOT CAMP

By: Kimberly Miller and Julie Xander For many years, ballet dancers have long been recognized for their lean, slim and graceful physiques. Once reserved as a particular type of exercise done by only a small population of aspiring dancers, ballet technique has made its way into mainstream fitness and offers…


MOVE IT TO LOSE IT DANCE WORKOUT

MOVE IT TO LOSE IT DANCE WORKOUT

By: Chelsea Cruz Dancing puts the FUN in functional fitness! Getting fit does not have to be a chore. Exercise should be just as fun and energizing as it is transforming and challenging. So can you really dance yourself slim? The answer is YES, and this is why training like…


5 ADVENTURE SPORTS YOU HAVE TO TRY

5 ADVENTURE SPORTS YOU HAVE TO TRY

By: Amy Schlinger There’s no better way to enjoy the warm summer weather than getting outside and being active. And while your weekly trail hike or basketball pickup game may be a blast, why not change up the routine and test your hand at something new? Adventure sports are a…


5 REASONS YOU SHOULD TRY ADVENTURE SPORTS

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD TRY ADVENTURE SPORTS

By: Deborah Goodman People often ask me why I love adventure sports. My response is simple: what’s not to love? What I think I find most intriguing about adventure sports is the diversity of it. It could be something as simple as hiking, or to the extreme, such as rock…


FUN 5Ks AND ADVENTURE RACING

FUN 5Ks AND ADVENTURE RACING

By: Maria Kang It’s 8 a.m. on a Saturday morning. You’re wearing your team shirt, old running shoes and a pinned race number on your back. You’ve participated in some charity runs and train 4 to 5 times a week at the gym – so why do you feel scared?…


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