Functional Fitness Get Fit for Life

Functional Fitness Get Fit for Life

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. Regular exercise is among the most important things you can do to promote and maintain good health. Health benefits aside, many people exercise to lose or maintain weight, improve their fitness level, or enhance their physique. But exercise has practical benefits beyond burning calories increasing strength, endurance, and flexibility. It turns out that fitness can be functional, too. You may not have heard much about it Read more »
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January 06, 2016
Winter Fitness Survival Kit

Winter Fitness Survival Kit

Even in the Deep South, winter can pose a challenge to the serious fitness aficionado. Invigorating can quickly turn to miserable, when you lack the gear you need. Whether you are training for an event or just keeping fit, as the thermometer drops and the damp winter weather moves in, it’s more important than ever to be prepared when you are exercising outdoors. Well-Being talked to some fitness buffs, including our Read more »
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January 06, 2016
Ultramarathoner Scott Jurek’s approach to running, food and life

Ultramarathoner Scott Jurek’s approach to running, food and life

“Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction.” ~ William James Well-Being had the pleasure of speaking to Scott Jurek, elite athlete, world renowned ultramarathoner, vegan and author of Eat & Run, about his grueling sport, his commitment to thriving on a plant-based Read more »
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November 08, 2015
Stuff a Healthy Stocking

Stuff a Healthy Stocking

Looking for hot and healthy ideas sure to please the serious health and fitness aficionado? Make your list and check it twice! Here are some stocking stuffers they’ll love to find on Christmas morning. ACTIVE Drink Tablets Nuun – www.nuun.com Makes 12 oz. drink when added to water. Packed with electrolytes, light flavor, no sugar or carbs. 12 tablets per package. $7.00 LED Light (for cyclists, walkers and runners) Muji www.muji.us Attach Read more »
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November 08, 2015
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