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Bill Brown
Oct 22, 2019

How to Fix Your Terrible Posture

As an adult, you probably don’t have someone constantly commenting on your posture, the way an elementary school teacher or parent may have done in the past. But sitting up straight and not slouching are arguably even more important when we’re grown. Sure, having good posture looks better, but also, how we sit, stand and walk affect Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Brittany Lewis
Oct 21, 2019

What 1,200 Calories Looks Like (Fall Edition)

As the weather cools down, fall is the perfect time for taking brisk walks outdoors and experimenting with seasonal whole foods like apples, squash, sweet potatoes and more. This sample menu shows how to pair peak produce, lean proteins, beans and whole grains. Keep in mind that 1,200 calories is the lowest calorie range suggested for weight loss and isn’t right for everyone, so make sure to consult with a Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Bill Brown
Oct 17, 2019

Columbus Marathon Sunday October 20

40th COLUMBUS MARATHON & HALF MARATHON The Club will be open from 6:00 am – 7:00 am for members and guests participating in the event then reopen at 9:00 am (There will be no group fitness classes.) The 2019 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & Half Marathon takes place Sunday, October 20 throughout downtown Columbus. The Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Oct 15, 2019

11 HIP STRETCHES FOR RUNNERS THAT MELT AWAY TIGHTNESS—AND HELP YOU MOVE LIKE THE WIND

The common refrain in any runner’s life is this: “My hips are SOOOO tight!” Unlike ultra-bendy yogis, pavement-pounders have ongoing issues with stiff muscles from head-to-toe. And the area just below the elastic of your leggings, your hip flexors, may be one of the creakiest spots in your bod. As David Siik, founder and creator of Precision Running, previously Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Oct 10, 2019

Top 10 Benefits of Drinking More Water

Staying hydrated, especially during the summer, is so important to a healthy lifestyle. Our bodies are made up of almost 70% water. When water is not present, the body starts to break down and problems begin to happen. Most people don’t realize they are dehydrated! Many times, the feeling of thirst is actually mistaken for Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog, Nutrition & Health
Brittany Lewis
Oct 09, 2019

How Often You Should Exercise When You’re Trying to Lose Weight

There are many great reasons to follow a regular fitness routine. After all, cardio and resistance training offer a host of health-related benefits, from lowering blood pressure and bad cholesterol, to boosting mood and reducing anxiety. Then, there’s the role exercise can play in helping you shed — and maintain — weight. See, the number of calories you burn via physical activity, Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Oct 08, 2019

How I got myself to go back to the gym (even though it’s a chore and I’m terrified of it)

I’ve been trying to get back into working out (with varying levels of success) for almost three years. I hit my fitness prime in undergrad — I never turned into a star athlete, but I exercised daily, sometimes several times, and went to the gym at least 5 days a week, even if it meant Read More »

CATEGORIES: Blog
Bill Brown
Oct 07, 2019

5 Great Things About Working Out on the Cable Machine

Given the popularity of functional fitness and Olympic lifting, cable machines aren’t exactly trendy at the moment. But that doesn’t mean you should pass by this classic workout equipment. In fact, trainers say it’s one of their favorite tools to use with clients and in their own personal workouts thanks to a host of benefits. Here’s why Read More »

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Bill Brown
Oct 04, 2019

Your Guide to Supersets, Single Sets, Circuits and More

When it comes to structuring a workout, there’s a nearly unlimited number of options when you factor in different types of equipment, exercise selection and sets styles (or how you group exercises together). All of these elements are important, but when it comes to sets style, the one you choose should depend on your goals, Read More »

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Bill Brown
Oct 03, 2019

The Best Time of Day to Work Out Might Surprise You

You squeeze in a workout whenever your schedule allows, racing to a morning spin class, power walking at lunch or hopping on the treadmill after the sun goes down. While there is never a wrong time to exercise, there might be advantages to working out at certain times of the day. In a new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, co-author Read More »

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