fitness http://wvxu.org en Yoga Provides More Than Excercise http://wvxu.org/post/yoga-provides-more-excercise <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.yogajournal.com/" target="_blank">Yoga</a>, a philosophy originating in India thousands of years ago, serves to connect the mind, body, and breath through a series of movements and postures, designed to purify the body and provide the physical strength and stamina required for long periods of meditation. Today, though millions of Americans practice it, there are many misconceptions about yoga. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 21796 at http://wvxu.org Yoga Provides More Than Excercise Cincinnati Police pilot fitness test opens to department http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-police-pilot-fitness-test-opens-department <p align="left">A fitness test, designed to offer incentives for Cincinnati Police officers to get in shape, will open up to the entire force in March.&nbsp;&nbsp;I found out&nbsp;just how tough the standards are.</p><p align="left">After struggling to get just a few more sit-ups, Police Academy trainer Amy Moore didn't give me much time before I started doing push ups. There are different levels. Each one earns a different number of stars. Here's what she would have to do to get four gold stars.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 05:04:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 8263 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Police pilot fitness test opens to department First Steps to Getting Healthy in 2013 http://wvxu.org/post/first-steps-getting-healthy-2013 <p>Now that it’s 2013, have you, like many others, made a resolution to get in shape, lose weight, exercise more, etc.? Before you decide to take off on a 3 mile run after many sedentary years, take a listen to <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong> as she talks with <a href="http://www.oxfordphysicaltherapy.com/about-us/team/brad-wagner"><strong>Athletic Trainer Brad Wagner</strong></a> of <a href="http://www.oxfordphysicaltherapy.com/"><strong>Oxford Physical Therapy</strong></a> about how to safely start an exercise regimen that will succeed.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 05:30:05 +0000 Betsy Ross 7632 at http://wvxu.org First Steps to Getting Healthy in 2013 Girls on the Run - Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/girls-run-cincinnati <p><strong>Erin Hamilton</strong>, executive director and local founder of <a href="http://www.gotrcincinnati.org/index.asp"><strong>Girls on the Run - Cincinnati</strong></a>, is in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross </strong>to talk about this year’s</p><p></p><p>5K run/walk on November 17, concluding 12 weeks of training for thousands of local girls (grades 3 through 8), instilling better health habits including exercise and smart eating.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 05:30:05 +0000 Betsy Ross 5561 at http://wvxu.org Girls on the Run - Cincinnati