Fitness

Empower Your Wellness is written by an exercise loving physical therapist and fitness instructor. This section covers everything fitness with tips and tricks on how to do your best and avoid injury.

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    Beat the Heat with Aquatic Exercise

    Whether you’re looking for a low impact workout or just want to cool off, pool exercises can hit the spot.  Aquatic workouts can also offer something to all fitness levels.  Check out these great aquatic exercise options to switch it up this summer (or anytime!) *Bright flowered bathing cap not required* What is aquatic exercise?…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Fitness Trackers in 2020

    Fitness technology is becoming extremely popular. It seems like everyone has a fitness tracker these days.  You’re probably here because you’re considering taking the plunge into the fitness tracker club. Welcome! But there are so many choices, which one is right for you?  What are the benefits of fitness trackers?  Are they worth it, or…

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    12 Ideas to Make Home Workouts Less Boring

    As a class person, I always struggle with home workouts. For me, it’s just not the same. Yet I still have tons of home workout options for when I need them. (Because something is always better than nothing.) Some of my best home workouts have been what I refer to as my “snowstorm workouts.” I…

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    Beginner Friendly Guide to Strength Training Equipment

    Strength training is an essential component of a well-rounded fitness program. Not only does it boast numerous health benefits, but it’s also an integral piece to that highly coveted fit look everyone is after. If you have little to no experience, strength training equipment can be extremely intimidating. No one ever wants to admit they…

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    Fall Fitness Refresh

    The fall season is starting to make an appearance. It can be a struggle to let go of the laid back days of summer, but fall always seems like another fresh start. That feeling is probably an old memory of buying brand new shiny school supplies and gearing up for a new swimming and diving…

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    Foam Rolling 101

    There’s a lot of buzz around foam rolling. Walk into any gym or physical therapy clinic, and you’ll see these cult favorites in a variety of shapes and sizes.  Is there one in your house staring at you right now? Are you a regular roller? Or does it collect dust like all the other home fitness…

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    Vacation Workout Hacks

    Even the most consistent fitness enthusiast can struggle to keep up with a routine over vacation. Depending on your plans, it might be challenging to take your workout with you. Those all you can eat breakfast buffets and pool-side cocktails add up fast and can spiral you off your workout routine in a hurry. Take…

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    Group Fitness Class Etiquette & Beginner Tips

    So, you’re bored with the same old treadmill or elliptical workout, plugging away on a mouse wheel to nowhere? You’ve walked past those group fitness classes in action at your gym. Wow, that seems more fun. But I could never do that because (insert excuse here). Group fitness classes are less intimidating than you think.…