Fitness For the Ages

Let me tell you a quick story. Early in my career, I began weight training a group of women that were all closing in on 50 years old.  They weren’t athletes, in fact, they hadn’t really been very active ever, and as newly “empty nesters” were ready to focus on themselves. And that is exactly…

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Turn Your Heart Into A MONSTER

Tell me if this story sounds familiar:  You strap on your shoes and head out running, but before you are even a half mile down the road your heart is jumping out of your chest and it doesn’t come down until you back off to a super-slow walk that is embarrassing.  You don’t want to…

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Finding the Activities your Child Enjoys

My wife and I want our kids to be active. We want them to try many activities to find their greatest interests.  And, there aren’t enough seasons to try every sport or academic group, or we must pick one and make them a specialist.  In our search for a solution to this we found one…

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Busting the Winter Blues

Every year I write on this subject because it’s REAL.  I love Indiana, but this time of year is hard on Hoosiers.  It’s cold…VERY cold.  It’s dark and dreary; and when the sun does shine bright, it’s just a tease because it knows we won’t come out from the warm indoors.  We crave a break…

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Fitness Gift Ideas: 2014

Here are some of my ideas for Fitness Gifts.  Let’s get to it! Head bands – They’re back and not made of terry cloth.  Men and women alike are wearing head bands to manage sweat, stay cool, and look awesome.  The brand I see ladies wearing is Bolder Bands (www.bbolder.com) and I love the Buff brand…

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I’m Thankful My Body Can…

The human body is an amazing thing.  To imagine the millions of physiological events that are happening right now, just so you can read this sentence, is staggering.  It’s easy to take it for granted.  With this, allow me to highlight a few things by body does for which I am particularly thankful. It responds…

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I’m sick.  Should I workout?

I just recovered from the worst cold/flu I’ve EVER had.  Through this 2 week process, my fellow gym-goers observed that I had changed up my routine and began asking questions about working out while having a cold.  Here are some of the questions and my answers First, I am not a doctor, and I do…

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Chin-Ups for Children

Chin-Ups for Children Physical Education at Zionsville Elementary Schools needs HELP!  The current school funding situation has left this essential part of our children’s education with ZERO funding!  Body Outfitters is putting our passion for fitness into action to help fill this gap. On September 6 our Fall Festival Parade float will roll onto Mulberry…

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