Category Archives: Workout Routines and Fitness

A variety of workouts/ideas for at home use, at the gym, and with or without equipment.

Work out on the go

Life is hectic. Between work, school, kids and errands our days are filled. So where does time for the gym fit in? If it doesn’t, there are ways to fit quick workouts into your daily routine on the go. Walk … Continue reading

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Yoga does more for your body than relieve stress

I started doing yogaback in high school at this gym that opened by my parent’s house.  I really enjoyed the classes because it’s a different kind of work out.  You focus more on your mind and body through poses, body … Continue reading

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Knowing you target heart rate

Pace is important when exercising.  You don’t want to burn out too quickly, but you don’t want to be too easy on yourself either.  Knowing your target heart rate allows you to gauge your own fitness level. Your THR is … Continue reading

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Take your workout outdoors

What could be better than taking in the sunlight, jogging in a brisk breeze and getting some fresh air to get in shape?  April and all its’ showers are finally here.  That means warm, sunny weather is just around the … Continue reading

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What to do with Dumbbells

I personally love going to the gym because it makes me feel more motivated to workout. My roommate on the other hand will do anything to avoid the gym, so I thought that this post could give you ideas of … Continue reading

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Summer’s Coming, Time to Make a Diet Plan!

As we begin the month of March, we have already noticed the days getting warmer, rain instead of snow, and blue skies.  You know what that means, spring break is approaching…and even better, summer!  It also means it’s time to … Continue reading

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Still Learning and Loving Aerobics Instruction…any suggestions?

As a new aerobics instructor I learn something new every week.  I teach aerobics at West Virginia University Coliseum, and also for the Wellness program at Ruby Memorial Hospital.  Both are entirely different atmospheres, hence two entirely different classes. At Ruby, … Continue reading

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