Make a Splash this Summer

By Karen V. Young Summer 2018 is almost here. The pools will be open soon, so it’s a great time to introduce water aerobics into your fitness regimen. Water aerobics is a safe and effective alternative to land-based classes, so dust off those swimsuits and get ready to have some fun! Water aerobics is a...

4 Corrective Exercises: Key Ways to Lower Risk of Injury and Aid in Pain Management

By Travis Johnson Since the 1980s, our lives have gotten easier with technology and automation. This new environment is producing more inactive, less healthy and nonfunctional people who are more prone to injury.  Musculoskeletal pain is more common now than it was 40 years ago.  As we are a little more...

How to Take a Golf Lesson

By Deb Vangellow –  Many golfers receive the wonderful gift of golf instruction.  For some, it may be the first time taking a golf lesson.  Because this is such an investment of money and time, make the most of your investment with 12 important considerations. Before You Begin . . . 1 . Find a teacher...

Dishing Up Delicious: Fort Bend Chefs Serve It Up

By Sharon Hilburn –  Food is one of the ways we experience and enjoy life.  Interesting, fresh cuisine and excellent service are key. Three Fort Bend chefs are serving up just that by offering a variety of flavorful, mouth-watering dishes paired with excellent service.  From catering to appetizers to...

Want to Buy New Golf Clubs? First, Have a “Fit”

By Deb Vangellow – Many golfers today play with clubs that are too stiff, too flat and too little lofted.  The result is that many of us are hitting misdirected shots of inadequate distance, often making compensations just to keep the golf ball in the fairway of the hole being played! Would you buy...

Cycling 101: Building Your Body for the MS 150

By Travis Johnson Riding in the MS 150 is exciting and fun – all for a great cause.  The experience of the ride and the time you get to spend with your friends is a great experience. Prior to enjoying the MS 150, cyclists should prepare their body through fitness and nutrition.  There are many gains to...

Cardio Training Tips

By Mark Malhiot, CPT – We all have a general idea what cardio training is:  Get the heart rate up, and burn some calories. But for many of us, that leaves us with more questions than answers.  How long should I go and at what intensity? What type of cardio? Cycling?  Running?  Swimming? The list...

3 Must-Do’s for Strength Training

By Mark Malhiot, CPT – T he first thing most people think of when someone mentions strength training is some huge guy bench pressing some impossible weight or deadlifting a car.  Make no mistake –  those guys do strength training, and they are incredibly strong.  But for most people, strength...

Fresh Finds

By Alisa Murray – Winter is a fabulous time to make butters to moisturize your body, healthy food and some bath goodies that you can make ahead and give as gifts perfect for Valentine’s Day. Alisa’s Peachy Spicy Avocado Toast There are so many varieties of avocado toast popping up in some of my...

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