Archive for FITNESS

  • March 12, 2018

    Summit Athletic Annual Weight Loss Challenge

    No better time than the present to reach your Summit! By Kara Kopf It’s that time of year again. The sun is joining us a little longer each day and warming up our world. With nothing but longer, sunny, and active-filled days ahead of us, it’s time to get our...

  • March 12, 2018

    Mountain Bike Vacations

    By Jay Bartlett The spring and summer months are approaching, and thoughts turn towards going on vacation with my significant other: my mountain bike. If you’re like me, any vacation is a good vacation, but a vacation that includes riding bikes is something special. The anticipation builds as the time...

  • March 10, 2018

    Building A Foundation of Executive Wellness

    By Joel Deceuster When I turned 62 years old, I came out of a short-lived retirement to work for Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center raising money to fund the 500,000-square-foot River Road Campus expansion. For two years, I watched from my office window as construction began. It seemed to take forever...

  • March 10, 2018

    A Cycle of Wellness: City of St. George Rolls Out...

    By Marianne L. Hamilton On a sparkling Thursday afternoon, a trio of female 20-somethings leisurely pedal the trail between Cottonwood Cove Park and Tonaquint Park, faces tilted toward the springtime sun. Over in Town Square, a couple of seniors carefully don helmets and climb astride gleaming new bikes for a...

  • March 10, 2018

    Women Ride

    By Holly O’Keefe   Cycling has long been perceived as a male sport. For years, bicycles were designed for men, and women just had to learn to be somewhat uncomfortable. Group rides were dominated by men, and it wasn’t always a welcome space for women.   That has changed.  ...

  • March 10, 2018

    Seven Tips for a Successful 5K Race

    By Tiffany K. Gust BS, USAT, FMSC Have you ever considered doing a 5K race/event but didn’t know where to start? Most people aren’t even sure how long that distance is. Well… it’s 3.1 miles, and most races or events allow walking, strollers, or even dogs on a leash (when...

  • January 18, 2018

    Cycling: A Success Story

    Cycling changed Jason White’s life.   That sounds like an exaggeration. It sounds like an overstatement. But, really, it is the perfect way to start Jason’s story. In early 2016, Jason White was stressed. As the owner of a successful company in Southern Utah, Dixie Heating and Air, White was...

  • January 16, 2018

    Twist & Shout to Lake Side, Out-and-Back

    By Jay Bartlett The trail system in the area around Quail Lake Reservoir deservedly has a reputation of being tough. Rhythm & Blues is punchy and tight with short but steep ups and downs that often come hand in hand. Then there’s the Boy Scout Loops that have all that,...

  • November 20, 2017

    Fair Weather Riding? Stop It!

    Fair weather has finally returned to St. George! After a very long and hot summer, the temps are mercifully back into the seventies. Perfect. It’s a great time to be a mountain biker! The mornings are warm enough that only a jacket is needed. Midday can now be embraced. Sleep...

  • 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...

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