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Cardio before or after strength training?

Cardio before or after strength training?

Your fitness goals will determine your workout programming.
Weight lifting gains popularity among younger athletes

Weight lifting gains popularity among younger athletes

Weight lifting has become extremely common among youth athletes today.
3 ways to increase mobility, alleviate joint pain

3 ways to increase mobility, alleviate joint pain

Read about three methods to relieve muscle tightness and increase your mobility.
Want to build muscle, get stronger? Sleep more

Want to build muscle, get stronger? Sleep more

One of the most key components to building muscle that is often overlooked is getting enough sleep.
Anti-gravity treadmill helps Omahan train for Ironman race

Anti-gravity treadmill helps Omahan train for Ironman race

On Sunday, Morgan Chaffin, a professional triathlete from Omaha, finished her first full Ironman race, swimming, biking and running a total of 140.6 miles in just over 11 hours.
That's a far jump from where she was three years ago when she had hip surgery to repair a torn labrum.
10 exercises to test your 'true fitness'

10 exercises to test your 'true fitness'

Being fit is more than just lifting heavy weights.
Will this terrifying mask pump up your CrossFit workout?

Will this terrifying mask pump up your CrossFit workout?

More athletes are trying out altitude masks to up their training and increase lung capacity.
'Hotshots 19' workout benefits families of fallen firefighters

'Hotshots 19' workout benefits families of fallen firefighters

Blogger Tim Collins participated in a memorial workout on Aug. 31 in honor of the 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz.
Out of shape? Over the hill? Weightlifting can help you, too

Out of shape? Over the hill? Weightlifting can help you, too

Video: Check out blogger Tim Collins perform a few Olympic weightlifting movements.
Omaha actor takes CrossFit, fitness seriously – even at 70

Omaha actor takes CrossFit, fitness seriously – even at 70

Omaha actor and movie producer, John Beasley, said rigorous workouts keep him Hollywood-ready.
Forget the scale, focus on healthy eating and exercise

Forget the scale, focus on healthy eating and exercise

The number on the scale doesn't exactly measure how healthy you are.
Using aerial yoga to supplement a manly-man workout

Using aerial yoga to supplement a manly-man workout

Why hanging from a sling works to improve your weight lifting.
Tim Collins is a certified personal trainer and CrossFit Level 1 Trainer at FitFarm in Omaha. He blogs occasionally for Livewellnebraska.com.
The science behind keeping workouts varied

The science behind keeping workouts varied

Whether you're in a structured CrossFit class or working out solo, there's good reason to switch up your routine often.
Omaha woman, 56, aims to be 'fittest in world'

Omaha woman, 56, aims to be 'fittest in world'

Patty Faila will compete in the CrossFit Games Masters competition this summer.
Don't be intimidated by CrossFit's W.O.D.

Don't be intimidated by CrossFit's W.O.D.

The intense "workout of the day" can be scary for first timers, but it's sure to give results.
Has the treadmill run its course?

Has the treadmill run its course?

Bored with the usual cardio routine? Fear not, one piece of gym equipment has come to the rescue!
Why 'spot training' your stomach pooch doesn't work

Why 'spot training' your stomach pooch doesn't work

We all have 'trouble areas' where the fat never seems to go away. Here's how to ditch the 'spot training' and tone up for good.
4 things one exercise can tell you

4 things one exercise can tell you

An overhead squat can tell you a lot about your body. Plus, moves that will help you correct the issues.
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