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Team Move workouts take fitness outdoors


Updated on  October 3, 2016 at 11:45 pm
Beach boot camps were trending nearly a decade ago, but the outdoor workouts seemed to disappear as more and more people moved indoors for gym memberships or Zumba and mixed martial arts classes. Read More

Lawn bowling offers more than just a workout

When Nancy Miller visited the Honolulu Lawn Bowls Club in Ala Moana Park for the first time nearly six years ago, she felt like she’d stumbled on an urban oasis. Now she and her husband, Ray Yourcheck, are regulars. Read More

Longer Life club keeps seniors fit


Updated on  June 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Three years ago, when Gary Dalzell left California for Hawaii, he was totally out of shape. He was a smoker, maintained a sedentary lifestyle and lacked energy. He had moved to Hawaii after his wife died, and found a home in Waikiki. Read More

People hit the mat to try Brazilian jiujitsu


Updated on  May 2, 2016 at 8:55 pm
If you’re going to try Brazilian jiujitsu, prepare to get up close and personal during class. To practice this martial art, you have to be comfortable with someone invading your personal space as you’re grabbed by the shirt, pants or waist. Read More

Fukiya taps the deep breathing of martial arts for concentration


Updated on  April 4, 2016 at 8:21 pm
As I inhaled a deep breath of air, preparing to blow a dart through a 47-inch-long tube, I felt like a ninja assassin. OK, so that’s a little dramatic, since I was really participating in fukiya and only trying to hit the bull’s-eye on a target about 20 feet away. Read More
 

Vasper System routines aim to mimic high-intensity exercise without the pain


Updated on  March 7, 2016 at 9:36 pm
If the Vasper Systems fitness equipment sounds out of this world, there’s a good reason. Its origins are in the cooling systems designed to chill the spacesuits worn by NASA astronauts. Read More
 

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