BOOT CAMP FITNESS

BOOT CAMP FITNESS

By Joey Lee Ask any military veteran about boot camp and I’m sure images of sadistic drill instructors, long marches and non-stop calisthenics pop into their heads. But to an entire group of fitness enthusiasts, Boot Camp conjures up a much different group of images. Fitness Boot Camp classes are one of the types of exercise programs offered through local gyms and by many personal trainers. “Group exercise classes are limited by Read more »
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September 04, 2015
Dance: A Dynamic and Diverse Workout for the Whole Body

Dance: A Dynamic and Diverse Workout for the Whole Body

  Since 1986, when Chicago Bear player and Super Bowl winner Willie Gault flaunted his ballet prowess by performing with the Chicago City Ballet, many professional and amateur athletes have turned to dance training as a way to improve on-field performance and resistance to injury. Willie knew what many have now come to accept, that ballet challenges the muscles in ways the traditional sports training does not. Well-Being spoke to Catherine Bishop Read more »
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September 04, 2015
Take the Plunge

Take the Plunge

Hit the pool for a refreshing and effective workout. It’s a steamy mid-summer day and time for your daily workout. Picture yourself gliding almost effortlessly through sparkling blue water or you could be sweating over workout equipment in the gym. Think about it…a sparkling, refreshing pool or gym-based workout. Which sounds more enticing? Can’t you just feel the invigorating cool water? Sounds pretty good, right? Take the plunge. The good news Read more »
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July 01, 2015
Training for the Mississippi Blues Marathon: It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon.

Training for the Mississippi Blues Marathon: It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon.

By Joey Lee Running a marathon is on your bucket list. You know you want to. You’ve talked about it and dreamed about what it would feel like to cross the finish line. So why not just bite the bullet and do it? The Mississippi Blues Marathon, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield will be run January 9, 2016, so now is the time to start your training. You couldn’t ask for Read more »
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July 01, 2015
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According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful read more »

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JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 read more »

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