Sunday, May 5, 2013
Get out and explore your town with these fun activities.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Sunday, May 5
If you're bored with your usual routine at the gym, here are some tips to turn the outdoors into your gym by hiking and biking. 1.You’ll Have More Fun Getting Fit Outdoors. Arlen Hall is a tours director at the Adventure Cycling Association in Missoula, MT. He says “cycling is a great way to get into shape because it can be used as aerobic exercise for a hard workout or a toning tool.” Hall says, “I keep coming back to cycling because of the recreation, scenery and friendships that I have formed over decades. I love the friction of my tires on the roadway, the challenge of the next hill regardless of grade, and the beauty that surrounds me as I exercise. The gym or spin class really just feels like work, not fun.” 2. Beginners: Start Slow …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
There have been recent locker thefts at local gyms. Car break-ins have also occurred in gym parking lots.
Monday, November 26, 2012
During American Diabetes Month, Marietta gym Get In Shape For Women emphasizes the importance of physical activity and a healthy, balanced diet for controlling and preventing diabetes.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions in the United States, according to Jennifer Spann, health and fitness expert and owner of Get In Shape For Women in Marietta. Currently, 25.8 million Americans, 8.3 percent of the population, suffer from diabetes, and an additional 79 million are prediabetic, meaning they have a strong likelihood of developing the condition. “The Get In Shape For Women results-oriented system focuses on a four part transformation model that includes weight training, cardio, nutrition support and accountability,” said Spann. “All of these elements are critical in combating the onset of type 2 diabetes and preventing serious health complications.” Spann has some tips for reducing diabetes risk. If you’re …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Tell us your favorite place to hit the gym.
We're looking for Readers' Choice for the best place in Marietta to work out, and we need your help. Each week Patch will let you vote on the best place to go for a particular item or service. This week, we hit the gym. Here are some of the places in Marietta Patch to work out, but if we're missing your favorite, let us know in the comments, and we'll add it: Voting in the poll is open until 9 a.m. Friday. We'll take into account the poll results plus the reviews of workout spots on their Patch Places pages (just click on the business name above to go to a page and review it). Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most positive comments in the section below. We will announce the winner at noon Friday. You also can pick your …