January 18, 2017|Written by Admin
Oftentimes athletes, and even ordinary exercise enthusiasts, want to understand their overall level of fitness. This is something that can actually be objectively measured. A test called “maximal oxygen uptake” or “VO2 max” is one measure by which athletes can determine their capacity to sustain exercise. In general, the test is a measure of an individual’s cardiovascular fitness and aerobic endurance. The idea behind the test is that the more oxygen one is capable of using during exercise, the more energy can be produced during exercise. Highly trained or elite athletes end up having very high VO2 max values. This means that we can all improve upon and affect our VO2 max with exercise.
January 4, 2017|Written by Admin
Clothing Closet is happening again and the Drop In Counseling program is on hiatus till a new day and time later this month!
December 21, 2016|Written by Andy Miller
What stops us from eating healthy? We know what “healthy” foods are. But the leap between dietary knowledge and healthy cooking and eating is a big one. Today I want to talk about some tips to help bridge the gap between the two.
What stops us from cooking and eating healthy? According to Sara Haas RDN LDN, it comes down to the 3 Ts. Time, Tedium, and Terror.
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