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Pilates 101

Pilates 101


Pilates stems from the core and works on control, breathing and strength. Find out why Pilates might be a great fit for you.

Facts About Fitness Boot Camps and Which Is Best For You

Facts About Fitness Boot Camps and Which Is Best For You


Boot camp is a popular trend in the fitness world. Learn the benefits and what to watch out for when it comes to this high-intensity workout.

Watch These Pointers for the Best Ways to Walk for Exercise

Watch These Pointers for the Best Ways to Walk for Exercise


Walking is a great way to burn calories while applying minimal stress to your joints. Find out the best ways to walk for your health.

Hoop It Up for Fitness at Cooper

Hoop It Up for Fitness at Cooper


Have fun and get fit by playing basketball. Read more to learn how your heart and muscles will benefit.

Staying Active and Healthy Throughout Your Spring Break Fun

Staying Active and Healthy Throughout Your Spring Break Fun


If you're heading to a warm vacation this spring break, take these exercise tips for quick results.

Five Essential Workout Tips for Strengthening Your Heart

Five Essential Workout Tips for Strengthening Your Heart


Find out our top five tips to get your heart pumping with strength training.

Learning How to Fight Off Weight Gain and Stress with Martial Arts

Learning How to Fight Off Weight Gain and Stress with Martial Arts


Read our top tips to keep you fit this year with self-defense and martial arts.

Dos and Don’ts for Establishing a Better Fitness Regimen

Dos and Don’ts for Establishing a Better Fitness Regimen


Are you looking to refresh your fitness routine? There's no better time than now, especially kicking off the New Year.

Five Tips to Maintain Your Outdoor Fitness Routine in Winter


Learn more from a Cooper Fitness Center expert about how to adapt your workout routine to the chilly weather.

4 Fitness Pro Tips to Help Your Kids Prepare for Sports Tryouts

4 Fitness Pro Tips to Help Your Kids Prepare for Sports Tryouts


Read our helpful tips for your kids' sports tryouts.

A Trainer's Advice for Exercising the Healthy Way for Weight Loss


Whether you're just getting into the gym or a seasoned veteran, learn the steps you should take in order to achieve a healthy weight loss.

Exercising for You and Your Baby


Read more to find out the specifics when it comes to working out before, during and after pregnancy.

Before and After Your Workout - Just 10 Minutes


If you're sore or fatigued after regular exercise, it could mean you aren't performing a proper warm up and cool down. Learn more about what you can do in just 10 minutes to make sure you achieve the best workout.

Fun Fitness Games Your Family Can Play in Just 30 Minutes

Fun Fitness Games Your Family Can Play in Just 30 Minutes


Learn five 30-minute family fitness games that will have everyone breaking a sweat and having a blast!

Ace Your Next Race with Strength Training


Learn a few exercises for your arms, legs and core that will help give you an edge at your next race.

Finding the Keys to Fitting Exercise into Your Busy Life

Finding the Keys to Fitting Exercise into Your Busy Life


Read about easy ways to incorporate fitness into your daily routine-no matter what that is-and which exercises are most effective for you based on time frame and location.

Strengthening the Core to Alleviate Back Pain and Improve Posture


How do you know you are practicing the right exercises and targeting the correct core muscles? Learn more about the anatomy and exercises for your core.

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About the Basics of Yoga

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About the Basics of Yoga


Have you ever wondered about all of the hype surrounding yoga? Read more about the benefits of this stress-reducing form of exercise.

Basics of Fitness and How to Best Stabilize Your Workout Program


Are you missing a core component of the perfect workout: stability? An easy and cost-effective way to work this into your fitness routine is by using a stability ball.

Muscle Building, Flexibility and Discipline with Martial Arts


Read more about how this ancient tradition could be your ticket to wellness.

Exercising for Fitness or Weight Loss?


Thirty minutes of exercise daily will inevitably lead you to better health. With various ways to lose the extra pounds or maintain a healthy weight, it can be difficult keeping up with the right techniques for your personal goals. Here are some things to consider when choosing the workout to achieve your goals.

Learn to Let Loose and Make Fitness Fun with the Power of Dance


Aerobic dance is easy, effective, and loads of fun. If you find yourself in the mood for movement, read more about why aerobic dancing should be part of your fitness routine.

Health and Mental Benefits of Youth Basketball Training for Kids


If your child is interested in playing basketball, learn more about age, skills and preparation.

Kettlebells Deliver Conditioning Benefits to Your Training Regime


What looks like a cannonball with a handle is actually one of the oldest strength training tools that's still in use today. Find out about the benefits of Kettlebell training.

10 Healthy Ways to Boost your Fitness Level

10 Healthy Ways to Boost your Fitness Level


If improving your fitness is at the top of your to-do list, read these top 10 ways to boost your fitness level.

The Aerobic-Strength Balance


Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper discusses why both aerobics (endurance) and strength training should be a part of every person's fitness program - and aerobic exercise should constitute at least 50 percent of a weekly workout schedule, no matter your age.

Balance Ball Core Strength Training With the BOSU Training Ball


It is half ball, half board and one of our favorite tools to use for balance exercises.

Men vs. Women - Different Fitness Programs for Different Genders


Fitness opportunities can be similar and different for both men and women. Learn about the specifics when it comes to fitness programs for the genders.

Benefits of Resistance Training for Youth and Adolescents

Benefits of Resistance Training for Youth and Adolescents


It is important that our youth are exposed to a variety of activities that will enhance all the components of physical fitness. Learn more about one of these key components, resistance training.

Why Circuit Training Offers the Best Boost to Overall Fitness


Learn why circuit training might be a great addition to your fitness routine.

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