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April 2, 2020

Tag: fitness

New year, new you

That suddenly outdated calendar that you take down from the wall on New Year’s Day—ever notice how heavy that thing is?
Christi Turner owner cold storage cross fit in Hollister

Revitalized routine

Anyone lucky enough to meet Christi Turner will immediately be struck by her petite stature and soft-spoken demeanor. Her warm smile is even a...

Retired teacher embarks on 4k-mile walk

Jim Ostdick has already completed a cross-country bicycle ride and hiked the rugged Pacific Crest Trail. On Feb. 21, the 64-year-old San Juan Bautista resident embarked on his latest adventure, a 4,000-mile walk starting in Delaware and ending at Point Reyes. Give or take 10 days—after all, weather plays a factor—Ostdick expects to complete his trip on Oct. 21.

Lee: Mix up those rep ranges

When it comes to building muscle, you no longer have to stick exclusively to the 8 to 12 zone repetition range. In fact, it would behoove you to mix things up a bit. Emerging research shows that a variety of rep ranges is effective for building muscle. A combination of low reps (3 to 5), medium (6 to 14) and high (15-plus) is most effective, according to the Bulletins/Muscle page in the December issue of Men’s Health.

Lee: Make those healthy habits stick

It's time to make your healthy habits stick. Whether it’s establishing an exercise routine or making healthier food choices, you’ll have a better chance of succeeding if you train your mind. Anyone can start a new fitness routine and eat healthier meals for a month or two, but it’s exponentially more difficult to stick to those habits for a lifetime.

Lee: Never take running for granted

Sunburned and dehydrated, I lay in the fetal position in the back of my mom’s car as she drove us home.