The holiday season is going to come with some changes that are out of our control, so let’s try to make positive changes for ourselves that are within our control… Home Base put together some tips for how you can stay healthy and keep progressing this holiday season!
Although the ability to hold events has been hamstrung by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past eight months, the Home Base Southwest Florida team partnered with the Massachusetts General Hospital Infectious Disease Department and carefully followed Florida State guidelines to safely hold an in-person event for Veterans, Service Members, and Families at the Shy Wolf
Dear Friends of Home Base, Each year on November 11th, we pause to observe Veterans Day and honor all those who served our Nation and what we stand for. To our Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families: all of you made a difference when it counted, and I consider myself privileged to be one of
Dear Friends of Home Base, In a January 1838 speech in Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln warned that America’s greatest threat would not come from abroad, our destruction would come from within! Within 25 years, this remarkable prophecy would nearly come true as brother fought brother. Before this Civil War ended nearly 750,000 Americans would be
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a recent article on Military.com reporting that military suicides are up as much as 20% served as a somber reminder of the increased importance of Home Base’s mission. After making the difficult decision in March to suspend all in-person programs as COVID-19 began to spread, the Home Base team quickly
On September 26, 2020, Home Base held its 11th annual Run to Home Base presented by New Balance 5K/9K as a virtual fundraising event. Originally scheduled for Fenway Park in July, Home Base made the difficult decision to postpone and “reimagine” the event out of health and safety concerns amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Although
The 124th Boston Marathon Virtual Experience was a tough challenge in an already challenging year, but 12 runners took inspiration from Home Base’s mission and committed to running virtually, raising more than $177,540 in critical funds to support Veterans, Service Members, and their Families. The Boston Marathon was initially postponed from April to September due
We all know that we need to consistently drink water to stay hydrated and healthy and that drinking glasses of water are the easiest way to do so. In today’s Operation Health at Home post, you will learn some fun, easy ways to stay hydrated that aren’t just drinking water!
In the third of the series about Performance Enhancing Supplements, Chris Manzano and Emilie Burgess overview Pre-Workouts, debunks some myths, reveal the evidence based truth, and help you incorporate them into your lifestyle!
Welcome to our first of our 2 plyometric workouts. Today we will be focusing on lower body plyometrics or “jump training” Plyometrics or “plyos” are advanced, explosive movements. They incorporate power and are a great approach to enhance athleticism. To make sure everyone can join us in this workout, we have included regressions or exercises that build you up to plyometric execution but easier to execute. If you do not feel you are yet ready for plyometrics as they are very advanced, stick to the regressive exercises and still join us in this workout.
If you are ready for some explosiveness and power production in your training, then let’s get to jumping and burning some calories! I’m ready! You ready? Then let’s go!