Fitness

  • November 12, 2019

    Muy Caliente

    By Jay Bartlett   Many small towns, especially those having rough times economically, are turning to mountain biking to give them a boost. I have read many articles about mining towns that fell on hard times due to the mine closing down, and surprisingly, building some mountain bike trails turned...

  • September 9, 2019

    There’s Something for Everyone at the Health Fair

    By LiVe Well Center   Each year, Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center is proud to put on our annual LiVe Well Health Fair. The health fair provides an opportunity for health providers and other nonprofit community groups to gather together under one roof in the name of helping you live...

  • September 9, 2019

    Ten Percent Tour de France

    By Jay Bartlett   Riding your bike should ultimately be about having fun. Yes, it’s a workout. Often, it is challenging and can even be hard and painful at times. But at the end of the ride (or within a day or two after finishing a big event), you should...

  • September 9, 2019

    Three Tips to Improve Your Health

    By Tiffany K. Gust, MS, CISSN, LiVe Well Center Exercise Physiologist   Are you looking for ways to step up your game and improve your health?  Small changes can bring BIG results. Sometimes feeling healthier isn’t about making drastic changes. It’s about adding one more serving of vegetables or eight...

  • July 20, 2019

    The Dixie Mountain Bike Trails Association

    By Jay Bartlett   There is a dedicated and hard-working group of people in our area who quite selflessly give of their time for the sport I and many, many others love. The members of the Dixie Mountain Bike Trails Association love mountain biking, being outside, and getting dirty (whether...

  • May 15, 2019

    Hang, Flip, Swing and Climb @ The Grip Ninja!

    By SGHW Staff Ninja athletes aren’t just found on television! Although NBC’s high-octane obstacles course competition series, American Ninja Warrior, has inspired the growth of a leading fitness craze, it has also sparked the development of southern Utah’s own ninja gym: The Grip Ninja. Owned by Brian Beckstrand and John...

  • May 15, 2019

    Healthy Hydration for Athletes

    By Tiffany K. Gust MS, CISSN With the temperature heating up, it’s time to bring more attention to your hydration practices. Your performance can suffer if you are in a dehydrated state. Hydration is important because it helps your body maintain a constant internal temperature. Signs of dehydration include dry...

  • May 15, 2019

    Short on Time? You Can Still Go for a Ride!

    By Jay Bartlett   I don’t have time to go mountain biking. I have to get my riding gear on, air up the tires, lube my chain, load up the truck, and drive all the way to the trailhead. There’s barely time to ride by the time I drive there!...

  • January 16, 2019

    Walking the Talk

    Intermountain Healthcare Launches New “Walk With A Doc” Community Fitness Program By Marianne Hamilton   Although he doesn’t know it, Dr. David Sabgir has many friends in St. George. He’s never actually been to Utah’s Dixie, but the Columbus, Ohio-based cardiologist—and his international nonprofit organization, Walk With A Doc (WWAD)—have touched...

  • January 15, 2019

    A Love Letter to Mountain Biking

    By Jay Bartlett       While recently looking through past articles, I realized that this is, I believe, the thirtieth time I have written something for St. George Health & Wellness Magazine. It’s a milestone that got me thinking about all the miles that have passed under my tires during...

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