Fitness

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Fitness: A Brief History

Let's Get Physical   The fitness world has displayed its fair share of crazes and fads, from Jazzercise to exercise machines ...
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Hiking 101

Hiking 101

Is Hiking for You? If you enjoy walking and spending time outdoors – both activities which support one’s physical and ...
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Knees: How to Strengthen

The knee is one of the most used joints in our body. Every time we walk, run, jump or skip ...
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Back Pain Alleviation for Everyone

Who Gets Back Pain? Although lower back pain is more common in older adults, kids and younger adults also can ...
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Forest Bathing and Therapy

Forest Bathing/Therapy: The Benefits of the Outdoors on Mental Health Ever wonder why you see a boost in your mood ...
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Yoga Morning Routine

Benefits of Yoga Yoga provides a healthy outlet for stress and is an accessible way to incorporate exercise and movement throughout ...
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Walk the Turkey Trot with the SAHRC

Wondering how to get ready for the Turkey Trot? Ready to just get back into walking? Does walking at 5K ...
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Interval Running

Running can be an intimidating exercise at times. Long distances can seem unachievable, and many people find it difficult to ...
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Pilates, Anyone?

Pilates can sometimes seem like a workout that requires a class or fancy equipment, but the reality is that there ...
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How to Build a Stretching Routine

Stretching can improve circulation, increase mobility, and decrease stress. In other words, it’s a great addition to your daily routine! ...
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Managing Stress Through Movement

Did you know that 44% of Americans feel their stress has increased over the past five years? With the pandemic, ...
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Arm Circuit – No Equipment Needed

Let's be honest. Your arms are an extremely important muscle to regularly exercise and they often get neglected. And, according ...
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How to do a proper Lunge

Our legs do a lot of work every day and it is important that we strengthen the muscles in our ...
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Indoor Cardio Circuit

Cardiovascular exercise or cardio is good for you because it helps strengthen your heart. The stronger your heart is, the ...
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How to do a proper Squat!

Squats are a great way to incorporate bodyweight resistance muscle strengthening into your workout routine. Bodyweight squats work your abs, ...
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How to do a Plank!

Planks are a great full-body exercise! A common misconception is planks are just a core/abdominal exercise. However, planks are a ...
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Workout Wednesday: Beginner Abdominal Circuit

There are four main abdominal muscles, the external obliques, the internal obliques, the transversus abdominus, and the rectus abdominus. Your ...
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Beginner Glute Workout

Your glutes are composed of 3 main muscles: the gluteus maximus, the gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus. Your glutes ...
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How to do a Triceps Dip!

Do you struggle to find exercises to work your triceps (the muscles in the back of your arm)? Tabletop triceps ...
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Hip-Hop Your Way to Health: How to Support Hips as We Age

Whether you've had hip pain for years or are just looking for new workout moves, these hip exercises will help ...
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Healthy Heart Month

Happy Healthy Heart Month! AKA February! So far the year has been pretty good here at the Social and Health ...
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Get up and Move

The idea is to get up and move for 60 minutes a day. 60 whole minutes!! It does not have ...
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