So you want to get back in shape? We understand. You say your lifestyle could use some changes? We understand. What’s that? The never-ending flood of supplements, home workout equipment and DVDs, area gyms, and all the variables therein has you feeling a tad overwhelmed? We understand. No one is more sympathetic – nay, empathetic! – to your current situation. Volume One has been hoping to shave a few inches, too. Though Volume One-Half does sound a bit awkward. Anyway, your predicament prompted us to throw together this guide to all the things aforementioned, plus more! So give it a read while you’re on the treadmill, or doing push-ups, or, if you haven’t started your new lifestyle changes yet, give us a glance while doing butt crunches in your favorite chair.

Places & Resources

Zumba  6

Get off your feet with some dance-based exercise.

Going Yoga? How to Find A Teacher

Hot? Cold? Fast? Slow? The Valley offers a vast array of yoga options

Wed. Jan. 10th, 2018  |  Chris Hayden

Having grown up around here in the 1980s and ā€™90s, I think I can safely say that the alternative health boom of the ā€™90s was only distantly echoed in the Valley. Practitioners of yoga, for instance ...

In the New Year, Focus on the Moving Chains

when working on improving your health, small steps can ADVANCE you toward ultimate goal

Wed. Jan. 10th, 2018  |  Kyle Frank

The New Year is here! Were you one of the millions of people who set some new goal or resolution to work on in 2018? If so, to help you reach it, I think you should watch some football. Iā€™m serious! ...

Indoors or Out, Just Keep Moving

how to keep your family active when winter weather drives you indoors

Tue. Jan. 9th, 2018  |  Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

School, homework, holidays, shorter daylight hours, and an ever-increasing pile of essential cold-weather gear become a nearly insurmountable obstacle in the way of staying active during ...