Health Tips > Fitness Files

Fitness Files

View All Section Pages

The Push and Pull of Balanced Strength Training

The Push and Pull of Balanced Strength Training


Would you like to increase your metabolism, reduce your chance of injury and improve your ability to perform daily functions? Then strength training is for you, especially if you are over the age of 50.

Too Hot to Handle

Too Hot to Handle


As temperatures rise in the summertime, so do the risks that come with exercising outdoors. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainers Tonya Gutch and Sam Laceky share their insights on how to effectively work out indoors this summer.

How to Get a Full-Body Workout with Dumbbells

How to Get a Full-Body Workout with Dumbbells


Being versatile and easy-to-use, dumbbells may be the star of your home gym these days. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Patrick Fisher explains how to get creative and cover your bases with a full-body workout that only requires a pair of dumbbells.

Just Add Water

Just Add Water


Is your body hydrated enough to get the most out of your workouts? Revamp your workouts by drinking enough water before, during and after. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Christian Mazur discusses how to stay practically and properly hydrated.

Heart Rate Tracking with Myzone®

Heart Rate Tracking with Myzone®


Are you exercising at an intensity sufficient enough for weight loss, cardiovascular benefit or activity recovery? Cooper Fitness Center Director of Fitness and Professional Fitness Trainer Mary Edwards, MS, shares the benefit and importance of tracking your heart rate to take your fitness goals to the next level.

Life is a Balancing Act

Life is a Balancing Act


Balance is an essential part of life—especially your physical well-being. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Daniel Montes explains the basics of balance and how to incorporate it into your routine for maximum lifetime benefit.

At-Home for the Holidays

At-Home for the Holidays


With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, finding time to exercise can be tricky. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Louie Herrera explains how to get the most of a 30-minute at-home workout without sacrificing quality.

Put the Function Back in Fitness

Put the Function Back in Fitness


Our bodies need strength and proper motion to perform daily activities. Did you know that specific exercises using your own body weight can help build your strength?

The Power of Fitness: Fight Back with Hope

The Power of Fitness: Fight Back with Hope


Cancer doesn't have to be the victor. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Colette Cole shares how her program inspires women who face the daunting reality of breast cancer and are fighting back without losing hope.

A Brighter Outlook with Exercise

A Brighter Outlook with Exercise


Clear your mind by getting up and getting active. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainers discuss how exercise gives you a brighter outlook on life and share their favorite types of activities to combat depression.

Displaying results 1-10 (of 167)
 |<  < 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10  >  >|