NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - When you walk into 9Round, there's not a lot of waiting around."You are never late for a class. When you walk in, as soon as the next round starts, your trainer is going to get you into one of the rounds," says Shaun Berger. The trainer takes you through a 30 minute kickboxing circuit workout. He says, "You are never going to have to know what to do because as soon as you walk in, the trainer is going to take over for you. And every time you come in here, you'll get a trainer to work you out of those 30 minutes."Berger and wife, Tina Valaouras, own three locations - in Branford, North Branford and Wallingford.Another plus this that, while the focus is on core, strength, resistance and cardio, every session is different. "We always want to attack the body in different ways. You don't want to do the same things over and over again because, at that point, your body could plateau and you might have some … [Read more...] about Looking for a workout to go to that fits your schedule?
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By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Good health and staying physically fit are tenets most people want to live by, however it can be a major challenge to consistently embrace a healthy lifestyle. The Rev. Dr. Ronald Williams, pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church recognizes this challenge and has vowed to help his congregation get fit and live as healthy as possible. This year Williams celebrated 15 years as pastor of Pleasant Grove, and on Oct. 7, he rolled out a health initiative for the church, “Lean in 2019.” Weigh-ins for the “lean teams” will begin Oct. 14 and the contest will end on New Year’s Eve. A Food tasting event was held after the church service last week to show members healthy ways to cook their meals, and information will be accessible throughout the 90 day challenge to help them succeed. Members are encouraged to invite non-members to join them on their fitness journey. Rev. Williams believes that living a healthy, fit … [Read more...] about Pleasant Grove Baptist is on a Fitness Journey
By Amy Osmond Cook | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: August 20, 2018 at 5:47 pm | UPDATED: August 20, 2018 at 5:48 pm A healthy lifestyle should include regular exercise, but you may be missing out if all your favorite exercises are of the aerobic variety. Strength training can provide a host of benefits that other exercises might not. Video: Easy fitness tips Experts agree that the key to a better quality of life is daily exercise, especially strength training. “Engaging in 30 minutes of weight training, aerobics, swimming, yoga, even a walk around the park can prevent the onset of high blood pressure, weight gain, arthritis, and depression.” said Lito Ortiz, rehabilitation director at Brookfield Healthcare Center. Here are five things strength training can do for your body. Strengthen your bones Strength training builds strong muscles, but it can also help build bone strength. Bone mass can begin to decrease after age 40, which makes it easier for them to break. … [Read more...] about 5 ways strength training can improve your body
Some leave Oklahoma’s football program and make you wonder if everything’s going to turn out for them. Not Chase Beeler.Here’s a young man who was recruited by OU’s football coaches and university president out of Jenks High School. Who showed up for postgame interviews willing to discuss his first college start at center, and also President Clinton’s interview with Chris Wallace on FOX News. Who studied his playbook by day and Russian history tomes by night.So when Beeler announced he would transfer to Stanford after his one season with the Sooners in 2006, well, you knew where this was going.“I walked into the locker room shortly after I transferred out here, and I think the 2008 presidential election was just getting under way, the primaries and what not,” he recalled during a phone interview this week. “You walk into most college football locker rooms you see ESPN or whatever on the screen. Out here one TV was set to ESPN, but another … [Read more...] about Guerin Emig: A decade later, Stanford still fits former Sooner Chase Beeler perfectly
Supported by Well | Move By ANAHAD O’CONNORAPRIL 12, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story Many athletes and gym-goers are turning to a popular but potentially dangerous new pill to help them build muscle and gain strength: a steroid alternative known as SARMs.The pills are widely marketed online as “legal steroids” that provide the muscle-building benefits of anabolic steroids without the troubling side effects. And while the products are legal — at least so far — their spread has alarmed health authorities, who say they are not necessarily safe.Drug companies developed SARMs, which stands for selective androgen receptor modulators, as an alternative to anabolic steroids for people who suffer from age and disease-related muscle loss. But they are the subject of ongoing clinical trials and have not been approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration.In October, the agency issued a public … [Read more...] about A Better Body in a Pill? Experts Urge Caution on SARMs