Fitness

  • December 31, 2016

    Do What You Love, Forever: The making of a lifetime...

    By Tiffany Gust, BS “Age is no barrier. It’s the limit you put on your mind.” — Jackie Joyner Kersee, Olympic Gold Medalist Diane Marie Tracy practically fell out of her crib and onto the playing field of life 65 years ago. Born to parents who believed in sports as...

  • December 31, 2016

    Tips for Reaching Your Goals

    By Summit Athletic Club Staff It’s a new year—the perfect time to set new health and fitness goals! Did you know that only 8% of people keep their New Year’s goals? Here are some helpful tips to help you stick to your New Year’s fitness resolutions: Set attainable goals Setting...

  • December 31, 2016

    Going the Distance, Going for Speed Training offerings that will...

    As a new year begins, our minds naturally turn to refinement, progression, and improvement. This desire to advance is deeply rooted in human nature; for some it’s a passion—even a healthy obsession. Intermountain St. George Acceleration embodies this natural human state, and, for athletes of all abilities, provides an outlet...

  • December 7, 2016

    Kentucky Lucky Chicken

    By Jay Bartlett St. George has a new trail in town! Kentucky Lucky Chicken, or K.L.C. for brevity, and when I say in town, I mean in town. It’s situated on the top third of Webb Hill. Webb Hill, for those not in-the-know, is the anticline that juts up from the...

  • October 31, 2016

    Finding Your “Next”

    By: Nichole Braegger Fitness is like the changing seasons. It seems that just when you get used to the heat, the temperature begins to drop, and life moves on in an array of patterns and colors. Even in the fitness world, the changes come. It might be through a colorful...

  • October 31, 2016

    Barrel Ride: Going Through Some Changes

    By Jay Bartlett Barrel Ride (or just “Barrels”) is a local favorite trail in the Green Valley Competition Area. It lies just across the valley from the end of Canyon View Drive as part of the trail network that often lends itself to races, as well as Saturday afternoon smile-fests!...

  • October 30, 2016

    EXERCISE: A Natural Boost of Endorphins. Beat the Stress of...

    By Tiffany Gust BS, FMSC, CPT, USAT With the upcoming holidays comes the stress of baking, shopping, entertaining, and gift giving. Holiday stress statistics reported by the American Psychological Association show that over 69% of people are stressed by the feeling of having a “lack of time,” 68% are stressed...

  • August 31, 2016

    Dynamic Movements: Improve Mobility and Performance

    By Tiffany Gust B.S, USAT In the past ten years, dynamic warm ups have gained popularity in the world of sports. Most athletes engage in these types of stretches while at practice with a coach or a team, but many ditch an appropriate warm up while training by themselves due...

  • August 28, 2016

    From Humble Beginnings: Huntsman World Senior Games Turn 30

    By Jeff Harding The Huntsman World Senior Games have come a long way since that first year in 1987 when St. George, Utah, USA, welcomed a few hundred athletes competing in a handful of sports. From those humble beginnings, the Games have grown into the world’s largest annual multi-sport event...

  • August 25, 2016

    St. George Marathon

    Rated one of four “Marathons to Build a Vacation Around” in the world by Runner’s World, the St. George Marathon begins in the majestic Pine Valley mountains and descends nearly 2600 feet through scenic southwest Utah, to the beautiful Worthern Park. It’s no wonder Runner’s World magazine also listed this...

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