Fitness Fads

CrossFit, Hot Yoga, Zombie 5K races, marathons… There are a lot of fitness crazes out there today. But isn’t it interesting that most of these trends are focused on those who are already (at least somewhat) fit?

According to abcnews.com, Mud Runs and CrossFit are in the top 5 fitness trends for 2013. Other popular fitness activities include Dance . . .  read more

Running Posture

It seems so easy to walk out the door and get started with a light jog around the corner. But to some, running can be misunderstood and as a result runners practice poor posture which can eventually lead to joint discomfort or even an injury. Your running posture is the way you position various parts of your upper body as you run. Along with your . . .  read more

Knee Problems?

Injuries to the knee are among the most common that individuals suffer from. If this category fits you, here are a few strengthening exercising specifically for the knee. They may seem simple but they are used for rehabilitation purposes and will build strength with flexion, extension, abduction, and adduction so you will be ready to move on to more . . .  read more

2013 High School Debate Tournament Invite

2013 University of Central Oklahoma Debate Tournament

The University of Central Oklahoma Debate team invites you to attend the 2013 University of Central Oklahoma High School Debate Tournament Friday October 25 through Saturday October 26.

The tournament will offer open and novice divisions in policy and Lincoln-Douglas debate. Policy divisions will . . .  read more

Breathing During Exercise

This might sound silly but most people do not know how to properly breathe during exercise. When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out.

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Stand relaxed . . .  read more

Get Out of that Rut!

It is inevitable that at one point or another during your workout progression you will experience a plateau. This happens when you are stuck at the same bench press weight or at that same time for your timed mile. This is commonly seen and you are not alone if you stuck right now! The below tips may help overcome that plateau and get you back . . .  read more

Stretching for Golf

It’s officially the beginning of golf season, and everyone is looking for ways to improve their golf game. A great and easy way to improve the golf game is by increasing your flexibility.

A common question is “Why is flexibility important for golf?” A simple answer is you will create a greater range of motion in your golf swing. Flexibility . . .  read more

Kettle Bell Workouts

What is a kettle bell?

A kettle bell is what looks like a bowling ball with a handle on it that varies on weight.

Why use a kettle bell?

Kettle bell workout is a kinetic experience in both strength training and a cardio workout in one.  The kettle bell is kept in near constant motion and exercises are typically done in a circuit. Studies show that . . .  read more

Sports Specific Exercise

In the lives of most adults, exercise is used to increase their overall health levels and decrease the risks associated with developing disease. This is a great reason to exercise, but what if a few small changes could make you better at the recreational activities that you participate in daily? These recreational activities include playing basketball, . . .  read more

At Home Body Weight Workout

You’re always on the go. Between work, school, grocery shopping, house cleaning, and possibly keeping up with kids, there never seems to be a right time to go to the gym. With this workout, you will be able to get a quality workout in without worring about any weights, mats, medicine balls, or gym rats. All you need is an open space and 30-45 . . .  read more