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Roy Stevenson - Fitness and Health Articles

Roy Stevenson has positively influenced thousands of people's fitness through his work as a physical education teacher, exercise science instructor, personal trainer, coach, and writer. His whole life has revolved around fitness and health.

Graduating with a master's degree in exercise physiology from Ohio University, Roy has taught exercise science and nutrition at the University of Puget Sound, Highline Community College and Lake Washington Technical College, for over 20 years. He is currently an adjunct faculty at Seattle University, where he teaches exercise science.

As a freelance writer, Roy has more than 300 published articles on fitness, health, nutrition, running, triathlons, and sports conditioning in over sixty regional, national and international magazines in the U.S.A, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. For a complete list of publications with Roy's articles about fitness and health, click here.

Below you can find a small sampling of fitness and health articles written by Roy. Click on the cover image to view the entire article.


Outdoor Sports Guide
Fall 2010
Cool Weather Running: Thrive in Winter Training
Read this winter running refresher and learn how to prevent injuries, improve conditioning and stay warm and safe - despite the cold weather.


Health Fitness Sports Magazine
August 2010
Interval Training
Interval training for sports and fitness is a potent training technique that will improve your racing performance. Content is available at the following address: http://www.running-training-tips.com/interval-training.html


Men’s Fitness
September 2009
Build Explosive Power
Learn how to train like world-class pole vaulter Brad Walker and blend high-flying exercises into your own regimen.


Fitness Rx For Women
August 2009
The Outdoor Exerciser’s Guide to Healthy Summer Skin
How to protect yourself from sun damage.



Fitness and Physique
Winter 2008
Overtraining
Overtraining is common in nearly all health and fitness clubs. Using recovery techniques in training programs is essential.


Well Being Journal
September/October 2009
How Exercise Boosts Your Immune System
What do we really know about the health benefits of exercise? Find out more in this article.


Fitness Management
November 2008
"Stretching" The Truth
Does stretching improve sports and fitness performance and reduce injuries? Read this article to find out summaries and conclusions from over 20 different research papers.


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