The Fitness Doctor

EastWest Fitness creator Jeff Libengood's expert advice on topics ranging from athletics to geriatrics.

Roadwork Ahead

Roadwork Ahead

Travel frequently and need ideas - and encouragement - to help you stay in shape? Band training can help enhance your power, strength, speed, stability and flexibility.  Read Article

Plyometrics: Not Just for Kids

Plyometrics: Not Just for Kids

As kids we did plyometric training by kicking balls, playing catch, chasing each other, climbing, skipping and jumping. Re-creating such activities for training will raise your game, boost speed, and make you more physically explosive and powerful.  Read Article

What works for women who work out

What works for women who work out

The female body is delicate, dynamic, strong, supple and obviously very different from a man's. The Fitness Doctor examines weight lose, PMS and menstruation, aerobics, high heels, proper training, nutrition and other topics to help you get the physique  Read Article

Dining out smart

Dining out smart

Anyone can maintain a reasonably healthy diet at home if they are careful about the food they buy, prepare dishes properly and eat what they prepare in reasonable portions. However, when someone else is doing the cooking ...  Read Article

Health and balance: Your choice - and yours alone!

Health and balance: Your choice - and yours alone!

"Fitness Doctor" Jeff Libengood of EastWest Fitness Personal Training Center rings in the new year with an in-depth look at the aging process and how to slow it with a balanced lifestyle of effective exercise, attitude and diet.  Read Article