Category Archives: Exercise

Training for a 10K

10km is a common racing distance. After partaking in a 5km race, 10km (6.2 miles) is typically the next racing distance runners strive to race. Some runners who start at ground zero

Training for Tennis

My first passion in life was tennis. I breathed, ate, trained, played and dreamed of this sport. After playing nationally for almost a decade and teaching for 11 years, my body could

Training for a Workout

 Most people consider training what you do for a competition or sport, but did you realize you actually need to train your body appropriately for training? Before you exercise, the amount of

Training for Yardwork

When I look in the garden and see my tulips, irises, daffodils and hyacinths all 4 inches above the soil I know it is almost time to breakout the gloves and rake

Training for a 5K

 For many people interested in running a race, their first distance to tackle is the 5k. At just over 3 miles, if you can run a 10 minute mile, you can expect

Training for a Hike

Hiking is a privilege we are still given by nature. This is one of the few times when we are able to leave the phones, computers and modern world behind and get

ABC Abs Workout

The abs seem like a hard area to target efficiently. A great starting point is to remember your ABC’s as it works to target all of the main muscles in the trunk.

10 Arm Exercise for the Home

Because we do not walk on our hands or our arms, they are often rendered more inactive than our legs. Merely taking a step is a weight bearing exercise, which most people

Benefits of Skiing

 ”A pair of skies are the ultimate transportation to freedom” – Warren Miller With many mountains less than an hour from our home, the first sign of snowfall means the ski season

Plank: Becoming a 2 by 10

What is a Plank? This is a yoga position used in both yoga as well as general training as a total body exercise. It can be done by balancing with straight arms