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Steve Levert
Jun 18, 2019

Exercising in the Heat May Give You a Competitive Advantage

  The official U.S. Olympic training facility is located in Colorado Springs, a small town in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. But they didn’t build it there for the views, the middle-of-America location, or even the excellent Mexican food. It’s there for one reason. Colorado Springs sits an elevation of 6,035 feet—more than a Read More »

Bill Brown
Jun 17, 2019

Does Strength Training Make Your Heart Stronger Than Cardio?

Can pumping iron pump up your heart health? Yes, according to 2019 research published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Researchers followed 12,591 people for more than five years and found those who did strength-training exercises at least once per week reduced their risk of a major cardiovascular event or death up to Read More »

CATEGORIES: Uncategorized
Bill Brown
Jun 13, 2019

The Running Injury More Women Get Than Men

Not only can we identify the most frequent running injuries, we also know which running injuries are more prevalent depending on a runner’s gender, including in the most frequent running injury site: the knee. While we now have this answer, there is actually still plenty we don’t know about it, like why it happens. Luckily, we do Read More »

Brittany Lewis
Jun 12, 2019

8 30-Minute Picnic Side Dishes Under 280 Calories

Dining outdoors is a great way to reap the health benefits of spending more time in nature. But that doesn’t mean you have to reach for unhealthy prepackaged foods. For your next picnic or block party, try bringing one of these nutritious, flavorful recipes. They come together in 30 minutes or under and contain less than Read More »

CATEGORIES: Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Jun 11, 2019

How you Weigh Yourself Matters

The children’s television host Mister Rogers famously weighed himself every day after going for a swim. Such was his consistency in diet and exercise that, every day, he weighed exactly 143 pounds. (A total that tickled him, because the numbers 1-4-3 correspond to how many letters are in the phrase, “I love you.” Classic Mister Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Jun 10, 2019

5 Rules For Better Push-ups

Push-ups are one of the most fundamental exercises. And yet, very few people can do a truly perfect push-up — most just slog through the required reps as best they can. “Everyone understands the general concept of a push-up,” says Katie Collard, certified strength and conditioning specialist and head coach at Cut Seven. “What they don’t Read More »

Bill Brown
Jun 06, 2019

The 35 Best Workout Tips of All Time

Want to know the secrets to getting a fit-as-hell body in record time? We did too, so we went straight to research, personal trainers, exercise physiologists, and fitness instructors to round up the best workout tips to kick a fitness routine into high gear. Put a few of these moves, motivation, and mantras into action Read More »

Brittany Lewis
Jun 05, 2019

The Best Workout Classes for Achieving Every Kind of Fitness Goal

With Pilates, barre, yoga, CrossFit, HIIT, indoor cycling and even bungee workouts out there, it’s safe to say the workout class market overflows with options for those looking for a fun new way to get active. That also means it can be a bit intimidating for those just dipping their toes into the world of fitness. Read More »

Brittany Lewis
May 31, 2019

Women’s Fitness Training Program

The Women’s Fitness program at Arena District Athletic Club is a 4 – Week, 12 session small (4-6) group training program focused on results and lasting benefits. Training Days & Times: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Cost: Members $289 | Non-Members $359 Need help eating better, improving your health, and getting the body you want? Read More »

Bill Brown

5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Stamina

Having solid endurance and stamina is a good thing no matter how you slice it. In the bedroom, stamina can give you some cred with your partner. And in the gym? Being able to channel your inner Energizer Bunny can have a total-body pay-off—and the results of your hard work can prove beneficial for longer Read More »


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