Runners, walkers can get discounts at these San Antonio restaurants, bars for Rock ‘n’ Roll weekend
The 5K and 10K races are slated to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday just east of downtown and the half-marathon and marathon races and expected to start at 7 a.m. Sunday near City Hall. Here’s what to know about the big race weekend.
Everything to know about San Antonio Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon, half-marathon
The 5K and 10K races are slated to begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday just east of downtown and the half-marathon and marathon races and expected to start at 7 a.m. Sunday near City Hall. Here’s what to know about the big race weekend.
5 yoga tips to try for better balance
Falls aren’t just the leading cause of injury in adults 65 and older but also in almost all age groups. An estimated 684,000 fatal falls occur each year, making it the second leading cause of unintentional death, after road traffic injuries. A range of interventions exists to prevent falls, and one of them is yoga.
Veteran from South Side running 100 miles on San Antonio trails for autism awareness
Frank Vasquez is a veteran of the Marines, ultra-runner and motivational speaker. On April 23 and 24, he will be the first person to run 100 miles around San Antonio through the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trail System for autism awareness.
Ageless Exercise: Ballet for Seniors
We all know eating right and exercising are key to staying healthy. But can flexing our creative muscles help us thrive as we age? Research from the national institute on aging suggests participating in the arts may improve not only our physical well-being, but our mental health, as well. And now, one woman is getting the elderly off their recliners and into ballet class.
Youth amateur boxing show planned on the South Side to benefit athletes
Spoiler Castillo Boxing Academy (SCBA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support families and the youth of our community by educating, empowering, mentoring and enabling every individual to be exemplary citizens through a structured athletic program. Their program also educates each participant on how to be stewards of their community and ambassadors of dedication and perseverance.
This is the year! How to make your resolutions stick
Got your list? Checked it twice? We’re not talking about gifts, we’re talking about your list of new year’s resolutions. Fifty percent of people vow to do more exercise, and that resolution is followed by losing weight, saving money, improving your diet and pursuing a career ambition. But a study by Scranton University found that only 8 percent of people keep their new year’s resolutions.
Take a break! Post-workout do’s and don’ts
Orlando, Fla. – Run, rest, recover, repeat. We know how to run and rest properly, but are we recovering the right way? What types of recovery are the best types for your body? Ad“Saunas are good, some people feel like it does sweat out toxins,” shared Cathy Vail, a trainer at Gym Guys Orlando West. Milk, yogurt, peanut butter, nuts, quinoa, cottage cheese, eggs, meat, and fish are all high in protein.
Easy exercises to start feeling the burn in 2021
SAN ANTONIO – Most people have fitness goals when they start the new year, but sticking to them is another story. Joseph Brooks from Next Level Personal Training wants to help. Whether it’s a personal trainer or a friend or family member have someone reminding you to stick to your goal. For fitness to stick, you have to keep it going all year long, not just the first few weeks or months of the year. Working out at home might be the easiest thing to do, but if your not sure what exercise to do, Joseph Brooks has a few that will work for everyone.
Gym owners seeing results after ‘putting in the work’ during COVID-19 pandemic
Gym owners say they’re spending more on cleaning supplies, even buying paper to log the temperature checks, which come as one of many added expenses. “But that’s so everyone’s kind of pulling together.”Michelle Martinez Ingram owner of Heavy Metal Fitness, says the fact that they have a niche gym has helped them some. “People reached out to us from all over the city, and Texas asking, ‘can we help your gym?’,” Ingram said. Like their customers, who are competitive and passionate, gym owners say they are too, when it means survival. “We don’t have a plan B or plan C, we know what the plan is and it’s just to keep the gym as successful as possible,” Martinez Ingram said.
Here’s the ultimate full-body workout you need to try
SAN ANTONIO – Not having enough time for a full-body workout is no excuse these days, especially when you can rock one out in just 30 minutes. That’s the mantra for Jermaine Collier from JC’s Ultimate Training as he stopped by Historic Market Square to show you how easy it is to do a workout from home. Watch the video for a full explanation of these 6 moves you should try. For more information, visit JC Ultimate Training, and have a great workout!
The Look: Winter workout essentials
Compression Pieces - compression leggings and jackets compress the skin the perfect amount to keep the circulation flowing and allow the body warm itself. Avoid cotton and wool during workouts, because the sweat will stay on your clothing and cool you down even more in the long run. Jackets - Don’t go with puffy jackets, stick to a more compressed style with moisture wicking to eliminate sweat build up. Gaiters - It is hard to remember when gaiters were worn solely for warmth, but they are a cold weather workout must have to keep your head and mouth warm. Gloves - Find a good pair of synthetic gloves as to avoid that moisture build up in the hands from cotton.
Fall back into your fitness routine with this full body workout
SAN ANTONIO – Get your sweat on at EnergyX Fitness with a variety of classes to choose from: cardio, strength, HIIT or yoga. Nutrition counseling is also offered to help make healthy eating taste good. Services include custom meal planning, guided grocery shopping and an at-home meal prep workshop. For more information on Energy X Fitness, click here.
We tried a bunch of at-home YouTube workouts: Here are 7 we loved especially
With COVID-19 cases surging again, perhaps you’re taking a break from the gym. Or maybe you just enjoy at-home workouts, regardless of what’s going on around you. Some people are always be looking for ways to stay active and in shape.