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Vegan Food Can Be Delicious!
Many times, when people think about following a vegan diet, they think of deprivation. While the first thing that comes to mind about a vegan diet might be thoughts of what you “can’t” have, the reality is that there are...
10 Reasons It's Great to Be An Active Woman
    Exercise has so many great benefits for women. From building muscle to reducing stress, being active can help improve not only a woman’s body and physical health but also her mood and mental well-being.   Here are 10...
Women's History Month
VENUS INTERVIEW: ORACENE PRICE (MOM) – EMAIL & SOCIAL   Who is the most influential woman in your life? I admire her a leader in the 1500’s, Queen Elizabeth I. Being Queen at that time, when they thought little of...
The Surprising Reasons Why Yoga Should be Part of Your Workout Routine
  I try to do something active every day, and I always try to mix it up. It’s important for my well-being to get moving each day, and different kinds of workouts help keep me motivated and ensure I never...
Interval Training For Tennis
A tennis match is characterized by intermittent bouts of high intensity point exchanges usually lasting from 4 – 10 seconds, and short recovery bouts between points, usually lasting 10 to 20 seconds.  Players are allowed 25 seconds between points and...
6 Tips To Increase The Intensity Of Your Workout
  Lifting weights is one of the best ways for women to sculpt a strong, lean physique. However, even seasoned weight lifters sometimes stop seeing the results of their efforts in the gym. Increasing the intensity of your workout is...
5 Exercises For Improving Grip Strength
  Athletes whose sport requires using a racket, stick, bat or other implement to move a ball through space know how important grip strength is. A strong grip not only prevents you from throwing your equipment (team mates don’t appreciate this),...
Power Up Your Workouts: Five Benefits of Power Training
A well-rounded fitness program consists of the following nine elements: Strength Agility Balance Flexibility Local muscular endurance Cardiovascular endurance Strength endurance Coordination Power How many do you include in your training? While my weekly workout routine tends to be varied...
Slow It Down: The Benefits of Lifting Weights Slowly
The thing I love most about teaching group fitness classes is being able to regulate the tempo at which my participants exercise. Setting the music to a speed at which strength gains are maximized; a speed that many participants (as...
It's Booty Time - Great Exercises For A Better Backside
    Sure, a strong, fit backside looks great, but there are much more important reasons to exercise your glutes.   As an athlete, I know the value of having strong glutes, the group of muscles which includes the glute...