Fitness

  • September 1, 2015

    Home away from Home: Programs for Children at Summit Athletic...

    By Nichole Breagger Fall is in the air, and we here at Summit Athletic Club are excited to share a bit about the fabulous fall happenings for kids through our incredible Tennis Department, Aquatic Department, and Childcare Center. Summit is Tennis Summit is tennis, and tennis is a big favorite...

  • September 1, 2015

    DSU Athlete Highlight: Kenny You

    By Emily Havens He won player of the year at the Pacific West Conference the past two years, led Dixie State University to the 2015 PacWest team championship, and was a PING Division II All-West Region and Honorable Mention All-America selection this past season—but when he’s not on the golf...

  • September 1, 2015

    4 Habits of Fit People

    By Kevin Weston, ACSM, NASM, CI You know who they are — those people who just seem to stay in shape with little effort. Whether they’re training for a marathon, the senior games, or they just enjoy being active altogether, they seem to maintain their level of fitness without the...

  • September 1, 2015

    Peak Performance- Functional Strength Training

    By Tiffany Gust Strength and size are not synonymous. The goal for athletes when it comes to strength development is to become stronger without adding muscle bulk. Many believe strength training will slow them down, however, research done on Olympic athletes at the 1970 Olympics in Mexico proved that Olympic...

  • September 1, 2015

    CrossFit Dixie: Community, Coaching, and Results

    By Kyle Boyer Going into the seventh summer since opening its doors, CrossFit Dixie has grown from minimal yet motivated beginnings to a strong-hearted community. In 2009, CFD, as it is affectionately called by its members, started in a small warehouse with not much more than a few barbells and...

  • July 4, 2015

    Riders in the Sun

    By Jay Bartlett I hope by the time you’re reading this, you’ve already been out enjoying the fantastic spring we’ve had this year, with the abundant rain, cool temps, and great trail conditions. Here’s the fact though: we live in a desert. You may have heard of it, the Mojave?...

  • July 3, 2015

    Fitness Fallacies

    By Tiffany Gust, CPT Your body is designed to move and stay active. Many of us are battling some beliefs that are preventing us from achieving a healthy life that includes fitness. You’ve heard the popular quote: Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become...

  • July 3, 2015

    Senior Scene: Intermountain LiVe Well Center, Dixie Regional Medical Center

    Inspiring Seniors to Be Better, Live Better By Marianne Hamilton At the bottom of a crisp, white sheet of paper, the crimson box glares at me. One inch wide by a half-inch high, the “2” in its center practically screams, “Hey, look at this!”It is my lone source of shame;...

  • July 2, 2015

    Running for a Cause: Bringing Education and a Future...

    By Becky Stein Haiti, small in geographical space, large in population, rarely comes up in the news unless a natural disaster strikes. The impoverished and third world Caribbean nation lies in the path of vicious hurricanes and lethal earthquakes. The country’s infrastructure does not withstand the hammering of epic events like...

  • July 1, 2015

    Summit Athletic Club: Triple Combination

    By Summit Athletic Club At Summit Athletic Club we are always trying to help our friends in the Southern Utah community  reach their full potential.  In keeping with tradition, we are introducing our triple combination: three new ways to help you unlock your health and wellness potential through group exercise,...

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