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Dance for Kids Health

Tuesday, July, 7th, 2015 at 11:42 pm by Dan Schliebe

Categories: Dance, Kids Fitness

Dance is just one of the many classes abounding in gyms and studios across the country. It begs a question, ‘Since we can dance anywhere, why take a class to give us the chance to dance?’ The main reason is that the structure of our daily lives has been slowly eliminating the opportunity and existence of naturally healthy activities in our day. Hunkered behind computers which provide their own form of natural development, caught up in [Read More...]

Tips to Getting Kids to Eat Healthy

Friday, July, 3rd, 2015 at 11:33 pm by Dan Schliebe

Categories: Kids Fitness, Nutrition

Commercials, videos, flashing signs, cultural apathy and so many more factors create a sea of unhealthy eating in which our children are swimming. We may not be able to control all these factors, but we can give a lifeboat to those little ones we love so much. Following are few tips that can be easy to pave a way of success for your children to not only eat healthier but to have fun doing it. [Read More...]

Zumba’s Unique Story

Tuesday, June, 30th, 2015 at 11:21 pm by Dan Schliebe

Categories: Zumba

This new craze in fitness called Zumba has proven health benefits and feels like a Latin dance party in the process. But where did it come from? Who came up with the great idea? It seems from the recordable stories that Zumba started from a mistake. That’s right, a mistake. A fitness trainer, Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez from Colombia showed up to teach his aerobics class and forgot his music tape! Scrambling to figure out what [Read More...]

Post Workout Muscle Soreness

Friday, June, 26th, 2015 at 10:49 pm by Dan Schliebe

Categories: Personal Training

There is an official name for it, that muscle soreness the day after a hard workout. IT’s called, ‘Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.’ But even with naming it, is it good or is it a sign you worked out too hard? New research continues to educate us on the type of discomfort that shows we are benefiting, and the type that tells us to take better care. DOMS is different from acute soreness which actually happens [Read More...]

Giving Kids Action AND Fitness at Club USA

Sunday, June, 21st, 2015 at 5:34 pm by Dan Schliebe

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In Colorado, Littleton, Kids Action Fitness has been created to give a solid foundation to our growing generation. Designed to provide a steady, diverse routine of activity that both children and adolescents to develop healthy lives, Kids Action Fitness can also be found at clubusa.net. Our little ones need at least one hour a day of good cardio activity, in addition, they need to use their muscles and bones so they will grow strong. There [Read More...]

5 Simple Ways To Be Healthier

Wednesday, June, 17th, 2015 at 9:32 pm by Lesley Hollywood

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There are so many little things we can do to increase our health without making major changes to our life or our budget. Here are five little ways to take care of yourself and live longer! #1 Cut Back On TV.  Think of the difference it makes for your body if you take a walk or if you sit for hours instead. The first is using what you have, the second is losing what you [Read More...]

Building Muscle Through Yoga – Part 2

Friday, June, 12th, 2015 at 8:38 pm by Dan Schliebe

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If you are looking solely to build muscle, then weight training is definitely an extremely effective route. The controlled movements, along with the progressively growing resistance is the recipe for the muscles to grow. They must be challenged so they have a breaking down and rebuilding in the tissues continuously. However Nicholas DiNubile, M.D. says, ‘yoga can be just as effective as weights when it comes to building a stronger, more impressive physique.’ Yoga offers [Read More...]

Building Muscle Through Yoga – Part 1

Monday, June, 8th, 2015 at 8:10 pm by Dan Schliebe

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In days past lifting dumbbells was the way to build muscle. Free weights continue to be a powerful tool to also increase balance and if the right exercises are done gain flexibility. With the increased interest in gym workouts as a way to keep fit in a busy, computer driven world, muscle building has evolved through many different inventions including circuits, machines and resistance cords. But what about a practice such as yoga? Can this [Read More...]

Exercise For Kids Leads To Healthy Hearts

Friday, June, 5th, 2015 at 7:50 pm by Dan Schliebe

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It is no surprise to find the American Heart Association promoting the importance of exercise for our younger generation. While it might seem obvious, we can minimize or overlook the absolute importance. And it never hurts to break down the information. Sedentary lifestyles create apathetic systems, we are made for movement. Lack of physical activity is a major risk for stroke, obesity, high blood pressure, low levels of the good cholesterol (HDL,) diabetes and of course contributes [Read More...]

3 Reasons You Need Boot Camp

Monday, June, 1st, 2015 at 11:24 pm by Dan Schliebe

Categories: Boot Camps, Weight Loss Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

After years of personal cardio and weights you might be interested in changing it up. A Boot camp class is a great way to start. The name gives you a glimpse of what it does, it kicks your butt. Here are three good reasons why boot camps ROCK:   Consists of both cardio and strength training For those who dread cardio, feeling it to be long and monotonous, Boot camp will shake up the experience. The session [Read More...]