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Nine ways to move past the soreness and get back to your workouts

Nine ways to move past the soreness and get back to your workouts

Whether you started exercising for the first time this past week or you just started back after a break, you're probably "feeling the love" from your workouts. Soreness is to be expected but doesn't have to hold you back! Here are nine tips on stretching and how to move past the soreness so you can get back to your next workout! 

Temple Challenge aims to get MOV residents into shape

Temple Challenge 9 will kick off Tuesday with a slate of new classes and a proclamation from Parkersburg Mayor Tom Joyce. The kickoff event will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Elite Sports Center, 2000 First Ave. in Parkersburg.

Temple Challenge is described as a unique fitness program which doesn’t require any upfront equipment costs and which features a workout that can accommodate those just starting out as well as those looking for advanced strength training.

Ten ways to create a massive WOW in 2018

Ten ways to create a massive WOW in 2018

Every article. Nearly every post on social media. Everywhere you look, people are doing it. New Year's Resolutions. I should eat better this year. I want to start working out. I need to get healthy. I have to give up sweets. The week between Christmas and New Year's is notorious for giving people just enough space to figure out what it is they want to change in the next year. 

And while we absolutely think fitness should be on your list for 2018 goals, we also hope you'll realize that fitness isn't a stand-alone goal. Our health (and the degree to which we are healthy), depends on so much more than calories in and out. 

How you can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner and still make healthy choices

How you can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner and still make healthy choices

You've worked hard during Temple Challenge 8 and there's no reason to let one day throw you completely off track! So this Thanksgiving, focus on being thankful for an abundance of food, family and friends and don't let the food choices overwhelm you. Making a few simple adjustments should allow you to enjoy the day and not feel miserable when it's over! 

The difference between Temple Challenge and CrossFit

The difference between Temple Challenge and CrossFit

I get asked this question a lot. What is the difference between Temple Challenge and CrossFit? So, here you go! This is my take on the question and in no way a criticism of CrossFit. It is simply a comparison. 

What do both programs have in common? 

* Both make you feel apart of a fitness community  

* Both types of exercise are best done under the instruction and supervision of a trained coach 

* Both can build lean muscle, burn fat, and have overall health benefits