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In this digital series, Britt brings viewers into her fitness world and explores the ways you can incorporate more movement and healthier choices into your lifestyle. She talks with fitness and nutrition experts in our area and works through some of the challenges and obstacles you may face so you can set yourself up for success.
Reach your 2021 fitness goals without leaving home
SALEM, Va. – Whether it’s in a gym or your living room, achieving your 2021 fitness resolutions starts with setting the right goals. Marissa Salhany, fitness instructor for Kennedy Health and Wellness in Salem, suggests using the S.M.A.R.T. Another tip: gallon water jugs, soup cans, a chair and other items you already have at home can replace fitness equipment. Wellness is a lifelong journey and fitness goes along with that too. She recommends stretching for five to 10 minutes after exercising, drink a lot of water and eat something with some sort of protein.
Roanoke gym studio opens just in time for New Year’s fitness resolutions
ROANOKE Va. – Hitting the gym tends to be one of the most popular New Year’s resolution. Therefore, it’s not surprising to spot a crowd at the gym during January. With new ropes weighing 20 pounds more and brand-new equipment still being installed, Ferguson Fitness is ready for the new year. I see them exercising, trying new things, going on adventures, going to races, getting medals.”Coronavirus safety is still on Ferguson’s mind as there are several hand-sanitizer dispensers throughout the facility. Just off Franklin Road and near the Roanoke River, Ferguson plans to host more outside classes, but will also continue online training sessions.
Local woman creates fitness group during pandemic, with members from around the world
10 News caught up with one woman who not only started her own fitness routine, but now has dozens of women around the world following her lead. “If you’ve got somebody there that’s like, ’Have you done your workout today,? Have you done your workout today?’ You’re going to do it, because you don’t want to be the one who said, ’Oh, I skipped today,’” Melissa said. Seeing results posted in the group daily is overwhelming for creator DeAnn Stull. If you would like to join, you can email DeAnn Stull at email@example.com.
We tried a bunch of at-home YouTube workouts: Here are 7 we loved especially
With COVID-19 cases surging again, perhaps you’re taking a break from the gym. Or maybe you just enjoy at-home workouts, regardless of what’s going on around you. Some people are always be looking for ways to stay active and in shape.