Healthy Matters: Boost Your Bench Press

by: Randy Behr | Stripes Korea | published: July 6, 2016

I don’t know how many times I have heard this before: “How can I increase my bench press?” Read full article

4 things you need to be doing to get faster

by: Randy Behr | Stripes Korea | published: May 4, 2016

Do you wonder why you’re not getting faster on your runs? You put in the weekly miles. You do your long runs on the weekends. You’re reading “Running Blogs” that give you a mileage chart for “X” amount of miles per week. You lift twice a week. You’re eating well and getting enough sleep. Still, you don’t seem to be getting faster. Read full article

Q&A with a fitness freak

by: Randy Behr | Stripes Korea | published: April 22, 2016

When you talk to the man, his love and passion for health and fitness is quite evident. And he wants others to feel the same. For the past few months, Randy’s “Healthy Matters” column has provided our readers with great insight into what it takes to live healthy and happy lives.? Read full article

Tips for running in cold weather

by: Randy Behr | Stripes Korea | published: February 24, 2016

Although it’s quite chilly outside, many of us still hit the streets or track to get in a run. But before you do, take a look at these tips to allow your body to adjust to the weather. Read full article

Friendly tips, tools and strategies

by: Randy Behr | Stripes Korea | published: January 12, 2016

Congratulations! You have just finished your first week of transformation. I hope you’re still on track. Now, my friends, you are ready. We have a vision. We have a plan. We spoke about SMART goals. Next step is to focus on the below “Top 11” list of friendly tips, tools and strategies to get out of the gate strong during these ever-so-important first weeks. Read full article

Have a realistic ‘vision’ for the new year

by: Randy Behr | Stripes Korea | published: December 26, 2015

Vision. Probably not the word one is use to reading after New Year’s, but let me explain why I prefer it over resolution. New Year’s resolutions are common discussions amongst individuals during the holiday season. In fact, bunches of people come up with their resolutions of “I am going to drop 5, 10, 20 pounds, drop 3 dress sizes, lose 2 inches in my waist, run a 5 K, increase muscle size, not after 8 p.m., eat breakfast, decrease calories, save more money, take a vacation, cut-out sodas and desserts” and the list goes on and on. Read full article

Hip Flexors

Written by Randy Behr on June 30th, 2014

I’m having a slight problem with my hip flexors. Do you have any suggestions on how to stretch it out and get it back to normal? Read full article

Dynamic Movements

Written by Randy Behr on January 1st, 2014

Not only has the Military changed, but so has fitness. One of these changes is the shift from static stretching to dynamic movements. In the past static stretching had been used prior to most workouts. This has changed as most people have stopped performing static stretching as part of a pre-workout. Read full article

Father’s Day Fitness!

Written by Randy Behr on June 14th, 2013

Yes, I know. Who wants to talk fitness or, for that matter, workout on Father's Day when we have family things to do? Not to mention the NBA finals are on, baseball season is in full-swing, along with WNBA and arena football games going on. I remember spending Father's Day going to baseball games, barbecues and father/son breakfasts. They were great times. Read full article

Spring is Coming: Tips on Running

Written by Randy Behr on May 31st, 2013

Spring is coming which means the weather is changing and more people will be running outside. Here are a few tips easy to implement: First, make sure you get an adequate warm-up. Not a stretch, which is static. Second, engage in a 3 to 5 minute walk, elliptical or bicycle – a light activity before beginning your run. This will elevate your core temperature before beginning the next phase. Read full article


Written by Randy Behr on April 28th, 2013

Here is a question that I get quite frequently, should I take a vitamin or not? First, I want to say that I am not a nutritionist, so if you have any specific questions please refer to a nutritionist or physician. Read full article

Perfecting the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT)

Written by Randy Behr on March 19th, 2013

For those interested in perfecting the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), it is fitting to examine what can be done to encourage positive fitness results by using scientifically supported techniques. Read full article