The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 13, 1996 · Page 63
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 63

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, October 13, 1996
Page 63
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Q: I'm 13 and figure-skate three or four nights a week, two hours at a time. I also have 90 minutes of track practice four nights a week. What is a good workout for all my muscle groups? I also run 3 miles every other day. Kara Farquhar Lansing, Mich. Flo-Jo: You are working out a lot for a teenager — maybe too much. Exercise should be fun and make you feel good, but it shouldn't be excessive. To stay in good shape, you need about 30 minutes of aerobic activity, like skating or running, four to five days a week. If you want to add some weight training with light weights twice a week, fine. To compete, you'll need to add a bit more time — but limit yourself to one sport. Don't skate two hours and run 3 miles the same day. There are other things in life to focus on, including school and time with friends, d TOTAL-BODY WORKOUT groups, Thl|prpgrarn (tielow) will help.rnost QH first) U$*a ligh^elto you'^n JJfT' n Qeerge Fortran and Florence Griffith toywr take turns answeruig questions on getting and staying in shape in this exclusive weekly column. Write: fitness,' 1000 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, *. 222290012 (e-mail:; fax: 703-276-5518). 9 ONUNfc Streteh your potential In the Body Smarts area of USA WEEKEND. AOL keyword: USA WEEKEND. gSAWEEKENPfOrt, 11-13. IW 9 The Summer Film Sensation Is Now Surfacing On Videocassette! Enterthe Flipper Bahamas Sweepstakes andWINlaflOTripsf first N«ne AOOr«M Apt.' tlly D^llme Phvut Number AS,, ,ulli vccun •For F«mWW Ol 4 MCA/Universal Nome Video Flipper Bahamas Sweepstakes Official Rules UOPUJOUMClSSAfir [IB!*,** ' iWttuiMBavtyBtyntMfmtaiuiMiiWMmM j'U'tw ^; p*™ >,IUSWtt£ ^'-'" wwum, m » MUI 4 mm ^Stt«^^^ . . -

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