Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work together. This makes daily activities such as walking, running, and sitting much easier.
Runners of all fitness levels can benefit from incorporating Pilates into their training/workout routine. Pilates can help runners to improve performance and reduce injury.
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Craig H joined West Wood over 20 years ago because he had a desire (and a need) to be more fit. Now that he is older, Craig wants to be strong and active.
Go for a walk after dinner. After sharing your meal, go for a family walk outdoors to explore the neighborhood. For even more fun, take the family pet along.
Cris Clay joined Westwood in 2010 when she started gaining weight after having had a gastric bypass in 2002. She weighed 305 pounds prior to surgery and weighed as little as 165 1-1/2 years later.
Keep active each day by adding these simple activities to your daily routine.
– Take the stairs whenever you can
– Hand wash your car
– Ride your bike to work
– Take a dance class
– Work on your garden
Linda Barry wanted to continue to remain active. West Wood Health & Fitness Center is on her way home from work, so for her, there was no excuse to not stop and exercise.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, “For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), exercise is more than keeping healthy — it is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living.
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