Category Archive: Fitness Challenges

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Do you tend to skip stretching or cut it short at the end of your workouts? If so, you may want to think about adding it back in. Even if it means a… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Walking with a group can add value to your workout routine in a host of ways. It can boost motivation and accountability. It can help you stay safe. And it may make your… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Walking lunges can be a great way to strengthen the muscles of your butt, hips, and legs. But you can get more bang for your strength-training buck if you do your walking lunges… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Have you noticed that music makes your workouts better? It’s not just in your head, or in your ears. Science shows that music can boost the effectiveness of your physical activity. And it… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Maybe you want to work on your core to improve your balance. Or focus on your arms to strengthen your upper body. Or target your back muscles to support your spine and posture.… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Labor Day is just 1 day away. Backyard barbecues and picnics at the park will no doubt include vats of creamy potato salad, burgers, and pies. It’s OK to enjoy such rich fare—a… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Variety is the spice of life, and boot camp classes offer plenty of it. Many feature a mix of squats, pushups, lunges, and sprints. The class might also use free weights, kettlebells, and… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

These types of workouts can be found in many activities. Choose a wide range of exercises to fit in all types each week. For example, tai chi calls for both balance and flexibility.… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Biking puts less stress on your feet and leg joints than other activities, such as running. Biking may be a good choice if you are recovering from an injury. It may also be… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Studies show that people who work out with others are more likely to stick with their exercise routine. Try circuit training, strength training, or boot camp classes. These classes may use free weights,… Continue reading

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