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Aerial Yoga: Exercise That Takes Flight
10 months ago

Aerial Yoga: Exercise That Takes Flight

By Kate Haines

Aerial yoga is a recent fitness trend that provides a new and unique way to meet health goals, and one fitness center in Shreveport is offering a …
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Exercise and Your Bones Will Love You
1 year ago

Exercise and Your Bones Will Love You

Many people who exercise admit that they are doing it to look good and feel healthier, maybe even because they are trying to prevent or address a family history of …
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Avoid the Mardi Gras Gain
1 year ago

Avoid the Mardi Gras Gain

King cakes, hurricane daiquiris, and crawfish, oh MY! It can be quite the challenge for health conscious people, but don’t fear. I’ve compiled a few ways to avoid that Mardi …
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LSU Health Shreveport
2 years ago

LSU Health Shreveport

By  •  Fitness

On Oct. 28, 1975, the LSU School of Medicine was complete. About 1,000 attended the dedication ceremony and Dr. D.J. Moller, Jr. remembers it well. That year, Dr. Moller was …
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Fitness Trackers and Fitness Goals
2 years ago

Fitness Trackers and Fitness Goals

The world today is becoming increasingly dependent on technology. Even the fitness industry has an influx of devices aimed at helping us achieve our goals by telling us how many …
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The dos and don’ts of steam room and whirlpool use
2 years ago

The dos and don’ts of steam room and whirlpool use

The “Tribathalon” By Joyce Florance Several years ago one of my staff members referred to the workout of some of the members as a “tribathalon.” That meant they took a steam bath, used the whirlpool and then had a shower. Our wet areas are popular, but despite signage warning of the dangers of whirlpool and [...]
WK Health Expert Explores the Benefits of Gardening
2 years ago

WK Health Expert Explores the Benefits of Gardening

By  •  Fitness
Is Gardening A Good Way to Exercise? By Joyce Florance With the advent of warmer weather in March and April, the first things I start to notice are weeds in my flowerbeds. I know that very soon I will have to start my daily gardening tasks if I want to keep my yard looking nice [...]
10 Fitness Tips for Exercising Outdoors During Winter
2 years ago

10 Fitness Tips for Exercising Outdoors During Winter

I am obsessive about fitting my workout into my schedule, and subfreezing temperatures can’t dissuade me from exercising outside. Even though I am a fitness coordinator for Willis-Knighton’s Fitness Centers, …
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