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Fit to Play with Jim Johnson: Why Pickleball?
05-06-2024 3:38 PM

Some suggest that pickleball is a fad but I believe it is here to stay. After all, some reports indicate that 36 million people played pickleball last year compared to around 24 million tennis players. Parks departments are inundated with requests to...

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Fit to Play with Jim Johnson: Exercise Prescriptions Are Just The Beginning
04-01-2024 3:11 PM

Exercise prescriptions first started in 1968 when Ken Cooper recommended that everyone amass 40 points a week to achieve aerobic fitness. For example, this could be achieved by running one eight-minute mile a day, five days a week. Cooper’s...

Fit to Play with Jim Johnson: Our Bodies At Risk
03-05-2024 5:23 PM

I have studied the human body for around 60 years and I am still in awe. Evolution has given us awesome bodies that move with fluidity and grace, withstand heat, cold, and altitude, and possess the ability to adapt to almost any environment. Our...

‘Get Fit, Give Back’ events in Greenfield shining spotlight on nonprofits
03-05-2024 2:09 PM


GREENFIELD — The missions of Common Ground Fitness Center and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western Mass collided on Sunday during the “Get Fit, Give Back” event. By donating a suggested $25 to Big Brothers Big Sisters, participants were able to take a...

‘It’s a tremendous honor’: Greenfield aikido dojo owner gets promoted
02-08-2024 11:22 AM


GREENFIELD — Dave Stier started the new year with notice from Japan that he had been promoted to a seventh-degree black belt in aikido, a traditional Japanese martial art stressing balance, positioning and leverage instead of strength and...

Franklin County’s YMCA contributing to study while opening satellite site in Buckland
01-14-2024 10:00 AM


BUCKLAND — In partnering with the University of Washington, Franklin County’s YMCA plans to contribute to a study on the effectiveness of delivering a particular group exercise program remotely versus in person. The program, EnhanceFitness, is an...

Studio Nine offering Pilates, yoga in Orange
04-13-2023 11:16 AM


ORANGE — Pilates is a type of mind-body exercise developed in the 1920s by a German physical trainer. Modern posture-based yoga is rooted in practices originating in Ancient India. And now you can find both under one roof at 7 East Main St.Marley...

Fitness center within The Body Shoppe in Greenfield under new ownership
04-01-2021 5:54 PM


GREENFIELD — Now under new ownership, The Body Shoppe’s fitness center is focusing on personal training while continuing the gym’s 35-year legacy.Co-owners Steve Ferry and Ryan Trusevitch, both fitness trainers, now run the fitness center under the...

Planet Fitness now open
03-01-2019 11:14 AM


GREENFIELD — Letting those New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside just got a bit more difficult, as a Planet Fitness franchise has opened in the Big Y plaza.Tom Sullivan, who has owned a Planet Fitness in Gardner for five years, said the new...

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