Does Exercise Boost Immunity? What to Know About Working Out Right Now, According to Experts Use fitness to your immune system's advantage—here's how. By Mallory Creveling, ACE-CPT April 16, 2020 You know how to protect yourself against the novel coronavirus by now—frequent handwashing, social distancing, and, to an extent, maintaining a balanced diet to keep your body as healthy as possible. But another important aspect of supporting your overall health can also come in handy right now to boost your immune system: regular exercise. Of course, with schedules all over the place and gyms closed, lacing up your sneakers for a run can sometimes feel like the last [...]
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Juneau Rock Steady Boxing has teamed up with the American Parkinson Disease Association to offer FREE virtual Rock Steady Boxing classes to those fighting against Parkinson's Disease. Classes will be offered on Zoom Saturdays at 8:30am AKDT starting October 3rd Space is limited so contact us to register. Rock Steady Boxing gives people with Parkinson’s disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact boxing inspired fitness curriculum. This small group training consists of exercises largely adapted from boxing drills that focus on agility, speed, muscular endurance, hand-eye coordination, footwork and [...]
THE GYM IS NOW OPEN 24/7! GROUP FITNESS CLASSES Click here for our group fitness schedule Find out more about our wonderful online classes on Facebook by clicking here SOME THINGS YOU CAN EXPECT AT THE GYM All gym etiquette rules are still in affect, including wiping down equipment when finished and re-racking weights Machines and equipment will be wiped down regularly by staff maintain social distancing by using every other cardio machine Appropriate spacing of 10 feet per person will happen for group classes until further notice The fitness studio will be thoroughly cleaned after each use & closed [...]
Keegan Carroll is passionate about health and wellness. As an ACE Certified Health Coach and Personal Trainer, she can assist with behavior modifications, nutrition guidance, and physical activity programs. An ACE Therapeutic Exercise Specialist, Keegan can implement exercise to help heal diseases and combat symptoms of chronic diseases. She is a lead coach for the Rock Steady Boxing class, which helps people with Parkinson’s Disease fight back. Keegan is an experienced instructor of group fitness classes such as: functional fitness, core & cardio, cycling, tabata, HIIT, barre, dance fitness, and weight lifting. She specializes in functional fitness, core rehab, and [...]
David is a Physical Therapist who specializes in orthopedics, strength and conditioning, as well as vestibular (balance and dizziness) disorders. He received his doctor of physical therapy education at University of the Pacific, where he met his wife Abbie (also a PT!). They moved up to Juneau in 2013 where David began practicing. He received his board certification in orthopedics in 2017. David is an avid outdoors-man, and enjoys all manner of training methods. His specialties lie in post-operative considerations, special populations, hypertrophy and strength training, Olympic lifting as well as kettle-bells. He is an advocate for movement proficiency, form [...]
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