Category: Fitness

Get Results at the Gym

By Michael Donlick and Phil Guarino Flex Appeal Fitness Center Have you ever wondered why the person walking on the treadmill for an hour a day never loses all of the weight they want to? Or why the step class instructor looks the same after being an instructor for 10 years? Well, the answer is … Read More

Staying Fit and Active in Hot Weather

The Doctor Says Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) Summer is a great time for being active. Even if you live where it gets hot or humid, there are ways you can stay in shape year-round. But make sure to take precautions when you are active outside. Be safe in the heat If the temperature is … Read More

Mountain Biking – Outdoor Sport, Fun and Fitness

By Dick Carlson Garnet Hill Mt. Bike Center Mountain biking is really the sport for everyone. Some riders enjoy- well, riding up and down mountains. Others are content with a casual ride on a forest trail or on an old road. And, of course, they work fine on paved roads also. After a little introduction … Read More

Go Take A Hike – for the Health of it!

With today’s current “craze” for exercise and keeping physically fit, taking off excess pounds and inches as well as looking and feeling good is what Americans crave. One of the ways of gaining control of your health as well as communing with the beauty of nature is to “go take a hike” somewhere. Does the … Read More

Need a Change?

by Kyle Collins Flex Appeal Fitness Center If you are at a point in your exercise regimen where you think you need to step it up a level, just remember one thing; you can increase your volume or increase your intensity. You cannot do both. Doing so will cause overtraining very shortly. You won’t heal … Read More

The Funny Side of Losing Weight

by Jodi Weiner The Udder Comedy Club “Laughter on the Lake” Losing weight has constantly been an issue for all of us.  But it is never easy. The temptations are all around us… I have tried endlessly to lose weight. I tried Nutri-System; yes I lost 30 lbs… My gallbladder. Slim Fast is another alternative. … Read More

Expert Training Tips

by Phil Guarino Flex Appeal Fitness Center Customers always ask for my favorite exercises. Without any hesitation, I answer squats, chin ups and cable french presses. The squat is the best total-body exercise. It trains your legs and your entire core and promotes the greatest release of growth hormone, which in turn, stimulates muscular gain … Read More