Category Archive: Fitness Challenges

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Standing on one foot or walking in a straight line, heel to toe, are both great balance exercises to practice. But there are a lot of other ways to boost your balance. That’s… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Here’s what it will take to work off a single serving of some popular Thanksgiving foods. Cornbread stuffing? That will take about 40 minutes of dancing briskly. Green bean casserole? 20 minutes of… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

These classes focus mainly on stretching and balancing. By using slow, fluid movements, they help improve your joint mobility. They also work your muscle groups like your core. And many also focus on… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your head aligned with your spine. Bend your arms slightly and let them hang down at your sides with your palms facing your body. Exhale while… Continue reading

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

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