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    Monthly Archives: June 2012

Open road against blue sky
Written by June 28, 2012

Gina Cortese-Shipley, MS

Associate Director of Education
The Cooper Institute

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It is that time of year again—HOT! At least it is here in Texas. It reached 100 degrees this weekend! I couldn’t believe that while I was out and about I saw not one but TWO people (in different locations) wearing sauna suits while exercising.

Running in a race
Written by June 25, 2012

Steve Farrell, PhD

Science Officer
The Cooper Institute

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It would be difficult to find a sane and rational person who would disagree with the statement that ‘regular aerobic exercise is good for you.’

Woman and Man working out with dumbells
Written by June 21, 2012

Gina Cortese-Shipley, MS

Associate Director of Education
The Cooper Institute

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Last week we cleared up some common misconceptions concerning weight loss. So this week we thought we would discuss a few more. Again, read them over and decide if you think they are fact or fiction and then look below for the answers.

Girl dribbling basketball
Written by June 18, 2012

Karyn Hughes, MEd

Associate Director of Education
The Cooper Institute

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Does your daughter, sister or best friend play soccer or basketball? Are you a personal trainer? Are you coaching women’s league play? Then this information is for you.

Running on treadmills
Written by June 14, 2012

Gina Cortese-Shipley, MS

Associate Director of Education
The Cooper Institute

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I recently was working out at a local gym and overheard a conversation between a personal trainer and a man exercising on the elliptical that caused me to just shake my head.

Confused woman scratching head
Written by June 11, 2012

Michael Harper, MEd

Associate Director of Education
The Cooper Institute

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“Whew, I made it here. Now with all of these choices, what should I do first?” It almost sounds like you could be at Disneyland or Six Flags but I am actually talking about the thoughts that often go through my head when I walk in the gym to do resistance training. Do you ever feel this way too?

Running on treadmill
Written by June 9, 2012

Karyn Hughes, MEd

Associate Director of Education
The Cooper Institute

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I don’t know about you, but I enjoy visiting new fitness clubs. The new aesthetic look intrigues me and really draws me in. I find myself wondering…

Woman riding bike
Written by June 7, 2012

Steve Farrell, PhD

Science Officer
The Cooper Institute

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Many people are aware that cardiovascular disease (CVD), also sometimes called heart disease, is the leading cause of death among U.S. men and women. CVD does not choose its victims randomly; therefore risk factor identification is crucial to CVD prevention and treatment.

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