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Forked River: Knocking Out Parkinson’s Disease with Boxing Therapy

Source: Asbury Park Press It’s almost high noon on a hot spring day at Gladiator Gym in Forked River. Hard work is underway inside. A class is doing boxing exercises — push ups, bobbing and weaving, and lifting dumbbells — under the direction of coach Shawn Darling. He barks the...
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Developing Better Walking Habits

Source: Ankle-FootSpecalist.com Walking is a great form of easy exercise, whether it’s a leisurely stroll around the park or a fast-paced walk around a track. There are some steps and precautions you should take in order to get the most out of walking, without causing injury or...
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How To Overcome Those End Of Summer Blues

Source: Asbury Park Press Here in New Jersey, summer living is a joy — we have beaches, boating, parks, trails, mountains — you name it. The days feel endlessly long and our fervent lifestyles are a little more laid back for a few months. And then, it’s over. Regardless of...
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Featured Video: Door-mounted punching bag allows for boxing and martial arts in small spaces

Stealthboxer Door-Mounted Punching/Training/Martial Arts Workout Bag Perfect For Cardio In Small Spaces · Ordering Info Source: Stealthboxer Door-mounted Workout Punching/Speed Bag The patent-pending StealthBoxer allows anyone to bring the cardiovascular, strength and...
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Byram Resident Angela Gargano Finalist for Women’s Health ‘Next Fitness Star’

Source: NJ Herald When Angela Gargano tore her  ACL, while performing for her college’s NCAA gymnastics team, it ultimately became a blessing in disguise. “I had always done well in sports but I was never really well-conditioned, so I became really involved with a new...
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Why Alcohol and Exercise Don’t Mix

Source: Elite Daily.com According to the American College of Sport Medicine, you should refrain from alcohol consumption before any kind of exercise. Alcohol has a whole slew of adverse effects on performance because of its metabolic and cardiovascular effects. Dr. Anthony...
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