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  • Strength Training at Home

    Strength training improves muscle strength, power, endurance, and size. It also reduces your body fat, increases your body metabolism so you burn more calories each day, enhances your balance and stability, and keeps your bones strong. It also can ...

  • Mix it Up: Working with TRX Suspension Straps

    By: Tiffany Jones, Health & Wellness Navigator TRX stands for Total Body Resistance Exercise. Born in the Navy SEALs, Suspension Training bodyweight exercise develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. It requires ...

  • What's in Your Gym Bag? Exercise Gloves

    Wearing exercises gloves is a great way to protect your hands from calluses and improve your grip when weight lifting. Choose a glove that has a snug fit on your hand. Excess fabric can cause you to lose control of heavy weights. Look for a glove ...

  • Perfect Form: Lunges

    Improper form can hinder your results and increase your risk for injury. We consulted fitness expert and JMC at the JCC trainer, Vincent Leonard, for the skinny on perfecting your lunge form. Lunges hit multiple muscle groups and can be done anywhere ...

  • Fitness Center Etiquette

    Most fitness centers provide an introductory session to go over facility rules and procedures. But after you find your routine, it can be easy to forget the proper fitness center etiquette. Here are some reminders of what NOT to do at your fitness ...

  • Switching Up Your Workout: Group Fitness Classes

    Need to switch up your workout? It's easy to get stuck in the same routine or class. Here are some fun and challenging classes/programs that will shake up your routine and your body! Barre - Barre fitness classes use a combination of postures ...

  • Athletic Shoes: Lace Them to Fit

    Experts say proper shoe lacing makes a difference for your feet. It's just one of many simple things you can do to safeguard your feet while you put them through the demands of an athletic workout or even a long day of walking over all sorts of ...

  • What's in Your Gym Bag? Choosing the Best Water Bottle

    Staying hydrated during your workout is a key factor for your energy and performance. So don’t workout empty-handed. That being said, here are some tips for selecting the best water bottle. Glass water bottles are safe and more environmentally ...

  • 5 Tips for Selecting a Personal Trainer

    A personal trainer can be a great way to reach your fitness goals. Trainers will help to individualize appropriate workouts for you, while making sure you maintain proper form and execution for maximum results. The expertise of a trainer can be ...

  • Perfect Form: Bicep Curls

    Improper form can hinder your results and increase your risk for injury. We consulted fitness expert and JMC at the JCC trainer, Vincent Leonard for the skinny on perfecting your bicep curl form. The number one mistake people make when doing curls is ...

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