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Bill Brown
Apr 25, 2018

8 Things Trainers Wish Everyone Knew About Weight Loss

Weight loss is one of the most common fitness goals trainers deal with. The reality, however, is that not every person who seeks to lose weight ends up reaching their goal. Often times, that’s because people striving for weight loss don’t go into it with the right mindset or information about what really works when it comes Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Bill Brown
Apr 24, 2018

Why Sitting is Killing You

Humans are not sedentary creatures, but modern televisions, computers, and automobiles have forced people to spend far longer sitting down than standing up. This has serious consequences for the weight of individuals, the posture of many people, and ultimately the lifespan. This infographic explains the candid truth about the amount of time we all spend sitting Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Apr 19, 2018

NEED A REASON TO LIFT WEIGHTS? PUMPING IRON MIGHT CUT EARLY-DEATH RISK BY NEARLY HALF

The list of reasons you should start lifting weights just keeps on growing: Not only does strength training help you create a body that’s toned and defined, but it also assists in preventing osteoporosis, combatting depression, and reducing pain. But one study outlined another important benefit: The activity can help you live longer. Researchers found that those who pumped iron Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Brittany Lewis
Apr 18, 2018

7 Things I Wish I Had Known Before My First Barre Class

If you follow fitness trends, you’ve probably heard about barre, a ballet-inspired workout that sculpts your muscles. The workout focuses on very small, isometric movements combined with stretches to lengthen muscles. During a barre class, you often switch from moves done at the barre to Pilates exercises to yoga poses. If you try it, you’ll have a Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Lara Falberg
Apr 17, 2018

10 Things to Know Before Your First Yoga Class

  When you’re new, taking  a yoga class can feel intimidating! These 10 insider tips will help you feel more confident, comfortable, and prepared when entering class for the very first time. Don’t take class on a full stomach: Trying to do yoga right after mealtime will hinder your practice. In order for your body to twist Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
amanda
Apr 16, 2018

Are Cycling Shoes Really Worth the Investment?

Find out how much your foot gear impacts your workout! The question: “I love to cycle, but I only do it two times a week, so I’m having trouble justifying buying cycling shoes. Am I missing out on major benefits by not wearing cycling shoes on the bike?” The answer: You might not be getting the full Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Velma Garnes
Apr 12, 2018

Getting Pumped About Strength Training? Here’s What You Need to Know

The trend is hard to miss; scroll through your Instagram account and you’ll notice that more and more women are hitting the pause button on their favorite cardio machine and lifting weights instead. That’s because lifting barbells can be the best thing that’s ever happened to your exercise routine since barre. You’ll not only boost Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Bill Brown
Apr 11, 2018

Want to live longer and better? Do strength training

Regular physical activity promotes general good health, reduces the risk of developing many diseases, and helps you live a longer and healthier life. For many of us, “exercise” means walking, jogging, treadmill work, or other activities that get the heart pumping. But often overlooked is the value of strength-building exercises. Once you reach your 50s Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Brittany Lewis
Apr 04, 2018

10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Adults

Eat a variety of foods For good health, we need more than 40 different nutrients, and no single food can supply them all. It is not about a single meal, it is about a balanced food choice over time that will make a difference! A high-fat lunch could be followed by a low-fat dinner. After Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Brittany Lewis
Apr 03, 2018

8 Reasons You’ll Benefit to Join a Gym

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderately intense aerobic exercise every week — but less than half of all Americans do so. We can all find lots of excuses for not getting our bodies in motion, but there’s an equally compelling list of reasons why we should Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
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