Author Archives: Kim Hewelt

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: Fighting Cancer and Calories

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For cancer survivors, fitness might be the last thing on their minds. Since February 2012, the Earlywine Park YMCA in Oklahoma City has helped more than 120 cancer survivors focus on fitness to improve their cardiovascular health, balance, flexibility, agility, self-efficacy for exercise, and most importantly their confidence and self-esteem, all through the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. » Read Full Story

How to Get a Total-Body Workout on an Elliptical

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Most of us know that exercise provides a host of benefits, including weight management and weight loss; more energy; greater confidence; decreased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease; improved stress management; and better mood, among others. Plus, regular exercise yields enhanced quality of life and overall health. » Read Full Story

Zero Runner: A Cardio Machine That Truly Mimics Your Running Form

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World renowned endurance athlete, bestselling author and ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes recently tried the Zero Runner at the New York City Marathon race expo. Like many runners, Dean was initially skeptical of the Zero Runner’s ability to provide a natural running workout with zero-impact. See what Dean had to say… » Read Full Story