Name: Melinda Swisher
Bio: Director of the RMH Wellness Center
Posts by Melinda Swisher
Are you getting bored with your workouts? Are you experiencing a plateau in your fitness results? It sounds like it's time for a workout change-up! The following are great ways to mix up your workout a bit: Cross-train by switching out 1 or 2 of your workouts for something new and different to keep your body on "its toes". Train with a friend or a group. Try a master swim program, spin class or other group fitness class. Train for a multi-sport event such as a triathlon or a biathlon. Get outdoors! Go f...
Even though it's getting darker earlier in the evenings, that doesn't stop dedicated runners from putting in their miles. Before heading out in the dimming hours of the day, be sure to keep these safety tips from the Road Runners Club of America in mind. Don't wear headphones. Use your ears to be aware of your surroundings. Your ears may help you avoid dangers your eyes may miss during evening or early morning runs. Run against traffic so you can observe approaching automobiles. By facing on-coming traf...