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Core Exercise Dos and Don'ts

Core Exercise Dos and Don'ts


Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainers Shannon and Mary Edwards explain the right and wrong way to do core exercises.

Release Your Inner Child with Jungle Gym Fitness

Release Your Inner Child with Jungle Gym Fitness


Relive your childhood with Jungle Gym Fitness, getting fit while playing like a child at recess. Jungle Gym Fitness focuses on movement through space with body weight and minimal equipment, using the body’s own weight. It’s like being a kid again.

Tracking Heart Rate During Exercise

Tracking Heart Rate During Exercise


While you can easily track frequency and duration of exercise, determining the intensity of your workout is more challenging. This is where heart rate tracking comes into play.

Putting Your Best Fitness Foot Forward

Putting Your Best Fitness Foot Forward


Committing to exercise is a great step toward better health. Cooper Fitness Center Fitness Director Mary Edwards gives her top five tips for putting your best foot forward when it comes to getting into a workout routine in the new year.

Your Guide to a Fit Holiday Season

Your Guide to a Fit Holiday Season


It can be challenging to keep up with your regular fitness routine during the busy holiday season. Try these tips from Cooper Fitness Center to keep yourself and your family active during this busy time of year.

How to Get a Full Body Workout with Dumbbells

How to Get a Full Body Workout with Dumbbells


Using dumbbells for strength training doesn't mean you have to focus specifically on your arms. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Patrick Fisher explains how to incorporate dumbbells into your full-body workout routine.

Partner Training: Why Having a Workout Buddy is Worth It

Partner Training: Why Having a Workout Buddy is Worth It


It’s easy to get stuck in a rut or lose your motivation when you work out alone. Mary and Shannon Edwards, Professional Fitness Trainers at Cooper Fitness Center share some of the benefits of training with a partner.

Improve Strength and Conditioning with SGT

Improve Strength and Conditioning with SGT


Small Group Training (SGT) at Cooper Fitness Center incorporates both strength and conditioning to give you a challenging full-body workout modifiable to your fitness level and goals.

Revamp Classic Exercises to Add Depth to Your Workout

Revamp Classic Exercises to Add Depth to Your Workout


Don't let yourself get stuck in a workout rut. Classic exercises like push-ups and pull-ups can be modified and revamped to keep your workout routine fresh and challenging.

The Role of Exercise in Weight Loss

The Role of Exercise in Weight Loss


Exercise alone does not foster weight loss, but when paired with a healthy diet and positive lifestyle choices, it can be a major factor in losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight.

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