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Total Body Weight Workouts

Total Body Weight Workouts


Looking for a workout plan that is as short as it is efficient? Maximize your time with a convenient, zero equipment workout that can be done virtually anywhere. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Lara Price discusses the benefits of total body weight workouts.

Build Immunity the Active Way

Build Immunity the Active Way


Can exercise boost your immune system? Cooper Fitness Center Director of Education Carla Sottovia, PhD, elaborates on the relationship between physical activity and immunity against disease.

The Plus Side of Power Training

The Plus Side of Power Training


Is power training the same as strength training? Ryan Sheppard, MSEd, Professional Fitness Trainer at Cooper Fitness Center, explains the difference and the plus sides of power training.

Female Focus: Cancer Prevention

Female Focus: Cancer Prevention


Exercise is key to preventing disease. Cooper Fitness Center Director of Fitness Mary Edwards, MS, and Professional Fitness Trainer Colette Cole, MS, explain how the Female Focus program emphasizes the importance of exercise in cancer prevention.

Wrap Your Head Around Brain Fitness

Wrap Your Head Around Brain Fitness


Exercise is not only for your heart but your head, too! Cooper Fitness Center Director of Personal Training Education Carla Sottovia, PhD, discusses the importance of physical activity to your overall brain health.

MAT: Addressing Old Injuries with New Techniques

MAT: Addressing Old Injuries with New Techniques


Addressing muscular imbalance and limited range of motion are key to long-term health. Learn how your body can once again function the way it was designed to with MAT.

Managing Menopause with Exercise

Managing Menopause with Exercise


Dealing with menopause is challenging, but exercise can help. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Angela Horner explains why the way you take care of yourself during this time in your life is so important to your present and future health.

The Push and Pull of Balanced Strength Training

The Push and Pull of Balanced Strength Training


Would you like to increase your metabolism, reduce your chance of injury and improve your ability to perform daily functions? Then strength training is for you, especially if you are over the age of 50.

Too Hot to Handle

Too Hot to Handle


As temperatures rise in the summertime, so do the risks that come with exercising outdoors. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainers Tonya Gutch and Sam Laceky share their insights on how to effectively work out indoors this summer.

How to Get a Full-Body Workout with Dumbbells

How to Get a Full-Body Workout with Dumbbells


Being versatile and easy-to-use, dumbbells may be the star of your home gym these days. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Patrick Fisher explains how to get creative and cover your bases with a full-body workout that only requires a pair of dumbbells.

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