Posts tagged cross training
Fitness Tips for a Summer Tune-Up

Yes, it's hot and humid, a time to slow down and move at a leisurely pace. But please don't let your body lapse into an activity coma during the lazy days of summer. Remember Newton's first Law of Motion: an object in motion will stay in motion; while an object at rest will stay at rest as long as nothing pushes or pulls on it. Overcoming inertia is difficult!

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Whole Body Movement: Cross Training Workouts

I spent this past week in Florida, with a lovely outdoor swimming pool two steps from my front door. Since it was too hot to run and such a good opportunity to do a little cross-training, I took the plunge every morning. As I was swimming laps, alternating front crawl and breast stroke, I thought about how satisfying it is to create balance in training, doing different kinds of exercise for whole body movement.

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Summer Vacation!

Memorial Day excites all the great childhood feelings of summertime – warm, sunny days, camp, outdoor sports, and vacations. It's a perfect time to shift gears from your regular fitness routine and enjoy some seasonal pleasures. Of course, if you've been consistent throughout the winter, you'll be in better shape to maintain your fitness level while on a beach vacation or tackle more rigorous demands of adventure travel.

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