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The Magic of Music

14th September 2012

The Magic of Music
POSTED BY: Sharon Rekieta, Fitness Director

The opening lines from last week’s blog:

“Music is like a legal drug for athletes.”
-Costas Karageorghis, PhD one of the world’s leading authorities on music and exercise.

“Music provides the motivation to power the movement.”
-Sharon Rekieta, PhD an instructor who has let “the beat” move her feet for decades.

With the above in mind, following are some of my favorite songs.  I typically listen to a very…

Last week’s blog included general hints for surviving the temperature extremes of summer—and water was mentioned as a surefire way to beat the heat.  Since water is so important for safety and comfort, I wanted to expand on its virtues and offer a few examples of water’s helpful effects when used internally and externally.

Most know that staying hydrated requires drinking plenty of water before, during and after your workout.  And if you’re out in the elements for less than an…