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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.

Just Add Water

Just Add Water


Is your body hydrated enough to get the most out of your workouts? Revamp your workouts by drinking enough water before, during and after. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Christian Mazur discusses how to stay practically and properly hydrated.

Heart Rate Tracking with Myzone®

Heart Rate Tracking with Myzone®


Are you exercising at an intensity sufficient enough for weight loss, cardiovascular benefit or activity recovery? Cooper Fitness Center Director of Fitness and Professional Fitness Trainer Mary Edwards, MS, shares the benefit and importance of tracking your heart rate to take your fitness goals to the next level.

Life is a Balancing Act

Life is a Balancing Act


Balance is an essential part of life—especially your physical well-being. Cooper Fitness Center Professional Fitness Trainer Daniel Montes explains the basics of balance and how to incorporate it into your routine for maximum lifetime benefit.

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