Tag Archives: Workouts

EAT WELL: Discover Beets – A Powerful Antioxidant

Did you know that the pigment that provides the rich red color of beets is also a powerful antioxidant and cancer fighting agent? Beet roots contain a unique class of phytonutrients called betalains. Betacyanin is the red pigment that is … Continue reading

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TRAINER TIP: Jumping Into Plyometrics

┬áJump into Plyometrics Plyometric exercises are excellent for building basic muscle strength, power and speed. Plyometric exercises involve rapid stretching, then shortening, of a muscle group during highly dynamic movements. The stretching causes a stretch reflex and elastic recoil in … Continue reading

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Weight Training For People 40 and Older

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) now has fitness guidelines specific to weight training for people over 40. The advice: perform such exercises 2 to 3 times a week to condition all of the major muscle groups – arms, … Continue reading

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