Just five months ago, Terri Anthoine lost both of her legs in an accident. It hasn't stopped her from living life to the fullest. She and several other amputees recently attended an adaptive cycling clinic and took a few out for a spin. It was exhilarating.
Roller skating is something I've always loved, but I haven't done it lately. Thanks to Jen Boggs, I feel this urge to strap on some skates (and my protective gear). It's fun and the good news is it's also a healthy thing to do.
If you think being over 65 gives you license to slow down, think again. Staying active keeps you young, happy and healthy. If you don't believe me, read what these people say about regular exercise.
Here in New England, most of the snow has melted and spring flowers are blossoming. But if your yard looks like mine, there's a lot of raking and pickup to do. Maybe you should read this first.
Got spring fever? And the urge to dash outside and go for a run? Hold your hamstrings a minute and read what my strength coach has to say about that.
Strength coach Andy Wight demonstrates two exercises that will help strengthen your core. A strong core helps you do everything better and safer — from bending over to running a race.
Got some chronic aches and pains? We've got some expert advice on what might be the underlying cause and how to turn things around.
Did you see the news that standing desks may be bad for your health? My first reaction was HUH? I took a closer look at the study and also spoke with a spine specialist. Read what I found out.
Oh, your aching feet! After all that we ask of them, they deserve a little love. We've got tips from some foot experts.
Bending over at the waist is a hip hinge. Do it wrong and you could hurt your back. We've got some demos that show you how to practice doing it the right way.
A common question for physical therapist Jason Adour is "Are there ways to fall without hurting myself?” With the help of his kids, he shares some tips.
I've been hearing a lot about barre fitness lately. It sounds like a workout for dancers, but you don't need to be a ballerina to do barre.
Feldenkrais uses gentle movements to help people increase their range of motion and improve flexibility and coordination. See how it works.
Struggling to keep your New Year's resolution to lose weight? You're not alone. But maybe you're aiming too high. Listen to this advice from strength coach Andy Wight.
If you're ready to get some exercise, make sure you pick something you love. Bill Keller loves Zumba and he's going to tell us why.
Shoveling snow can put you at risk if you don't do it properly — from injuring your back to causing a heart attack. Make sure to read this important advice.
If you go for a run when you're sick will you get worse? What about exercise class? Or lifting weights? Read more to find out what's ok, what's not.
When you've got a kink in your back, try out these moves on the foam roller. Don't have a roller? Don't worry. We also show you how to use a towel.
Feeling a little groggy from all that food you ate for Thanksgiving? Strength coach Andy Wight has a short but intense calorie burning routine just for you.
What's one thing good athletes have in common? Strong glutes! We've got some tips on how to strengthen yours and hopefully, prevent some injuries.
I want you to breathe better and feel more alive. To be clear-headed and bright-eyed. That's what Pilates can give you. Jen Micoleau, Pilates instructor.
The mighty push-up. A basic exercise that can do so much for lots of muscles. What is correct push-up form? What are common mistakes? Get the answers here.
Looking for a way to treat your muscles to a good massage? I found one — foam rolling. We have some tips from a physical therapist on the best techniques.
Want to add planks to your exercise routine? Strength coach Andy Wight demonstrates the right way and the wrong way. He also shows us how to add some movement.
If you've been doing crunches to tighten your abs or core, Strength Coach Andy Wight thinks you should stop and try something else. He tells us why and what.
Finding a good after school program for your kids can be a challenge. Some families in Maine say they were fortunate to discover a program that incorporates martial arts.
Working with a personal trainer is an investment of time and money. How do you know you made the right choice? And what are the signs that it's not a good fit?
Feeling out of shape, but have no time and no one to watch your kids? A Maine fitness center has the solution for some parents. A Fit-Family Boot Camp.
There's a right and a wrong way to pick things up without hurting your back. We have some lessons from two pros — a personal trainer and a toddler.
If this is the summer you want to do some hiking in Maine, be sure to plan ahead and follow these simple but important safety tips from some hiking experts.
Does the threat of ticks keep you from enjoying outdoor activities? If you're confused about how best to protect yourself, be sure to read these important tips.