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June 2012

  • Why Mel is Your Workout Guru

    Why Mel is Your Workout Guru

    June 20, 2012

    Mel Ockerby - CrossFit Champ and Trainer

  • Move of the Month: The Supplemental Run

    Move of the Month: The Supplemental Run

    June 20, 2012

    It’s cold outside. We get it. But that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck on the treadmill staring at a virtual forest. Meet the Supplemental Run.

  • Up Close with Leslie Osborne

    Up Close with Leslie Osborne

    June 18, 2012

    Leslie has been a superstar athlete for the majority of her life. Born in Menomonee Fall, Wisconsin, Leslie Osborne took to sports naturally. She played basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, track, cross country, swimming - almost any sport you could think of, really, growing up and it was not until the age of 14 did she decide to focus on soccer. Since, she's been honing her skills and has become one of the world's best female soccer players.  Here's an up close interview with this fast foot action girl:

January 2012

  • Can You Trust The Calorie Count On Your Cardio Machine?

    Can You Trust The Calorie Count On Your Cardio Machine?

    January 20, 2012

    850 calories burned in 50 minutes? Is it too good to be true? Maybe. Let’s just say, read on before diving into your hot fudge sundae reward. Here's a scale you can use to gage how hard you are working.

  • Tasty Quick Bite Suggestions That Won't Weigh You Down On An Early Morning Workout

    Tasty Quick Bite Suggestions That Won't Weigh You Down On An Early Morning Workout

    January 17, 2012

    Are you that busy person who squeezes her workout in the wee early hours? The one who has woken up starving but unsure what to eat afraid of working out on a full stomach?

  • Get In Your Workout and Enjoy It Too!

    Get In Your Workout and Enjoy It Too!

    January 06, 2012

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a number? Official government statistics say 108 million American adults are either obese or overweight. That means roughly 3 in 5 adults weigh more than what is healthy for their frame. And even though we know the solution is to move more, our scores on that report card don’t look so good, either.

  • How Do You Know When It’s Time for New Shoes?

    How Do You Know When It’s Time for New Shoes?

    January 03, 2012

    Your running shoes are like the tires on your car. No matter how well you maintain them, eventually they’re going to need a change. What’s more, if they’re not replaced in time – much like wheels out of alignment – worn out running shoes can start to wear you out as well. This is why it’s crucial to know what symptoms to look for when it’s time to lace up some new sneakers.  

  • What exercise tips do you have to help me lose my holiday weight gain?

    What exercise tips do you have to help me lose my holiday weight gain?

    January 03, 2012

    Question: I've gained a few pounds over the holidays and one of my New Year's Resolutions is to hit the gym and make sure I shed those extra pounds. Do you have some fitness tips to help me keep my resolve?

    It’s okay. You gained a few extra pounds over the holiday. After all, they are a time for family and friends, celebration, food, and drink. Don’t beat yourself up for “letting yourself go” and jump into a rigorous fitness routine that may be difficult for you to maintain.

December 2011

  • What’s your New Year’s running resolution?

    What’s your New Year’s running resolution?

    December 27, 2011

    With 2011 on its last legs, it’s time to start making some new running resolutions for 2012. Where should you start though? Maybe last year you set out with high hopes, but found your goal wasn’t actually within reach. On the other hand, maybe you set your sights too low, and it all came too easily for your own good. Even if you were right on par with last year’s proposition, we’ve got a few new running resolutions that might make next year all the more exciting.