Category Archives: Sports

Misconceptions About Water Safety

Many people, including parents or even professional swimmers have a misconception or a false assumption when it comes to water safety. Misconception: my child can swim to the edge of the pool therefore they can save themselves in an emergency. … Continue reading

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Coaching Youth Sports

As my first blog post, I thought it would be ideal to post something that is very relevant in sports today, as well as something I am very passionate about, especially here at the JCC. We are nearing the beginning … Continue reading

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Zumba Glow

Our specialty Zuma Glow class at the J was a glowing success! We would like to give a shout out to Singer-Songwriter & JCC Librarian Linda Blasnik. J Zumba Instructor Luis and Linda’s husband Steve teamed up to surprise Linda … Continue reading

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Avoid the Summer Fitness Vacation Workout Slump

Yep, that mini summer getaway is perfect plan for achieving that well deserved rest & relaxation. However the mini rest & relaxation can test your workout and diet willpower.  Here are a few steps that you can take to avoid … Continue reading

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Cycles of Spin: Returning to its Heart-Healthy Origins

Instructors take participants through a series of rides known as Energy Zones, each serving a specific purpose like endurance, strength or recovery. Terri Arends, a master Spin instructor and group fitness director at the Jewish Community Center of Dallas, Texas, … Continue reading

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Get a jump start on your 2014 fitness goals

“HIT” is often referred to in the fitness industry as High Intensity Training. Many gym goers will associate high intensity training with achieving outcomes such as decreasing percentage of body fat, building muscle and improving overall fitness.  HIT workouts without … Continue reading

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You Gotta Tabata

You Gotta Tabata—Is High Intensity training for everyone? High Intensity training known in the fitness world as “HIT” is sweeping the globe. Research has proven that that high intensity training improves cardiovascular fitness increases lean muscle mass and is an … Continue reading

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