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Steve Levert
Dec 18, 2018

Holiday Hours

Monday December 24, 5:30 am – 2:00 pm (no group fitness classes) Tuesday December 25, Closed Monday December 31, 5:30 am – 2:00 pm (no group fitness classes) Tuesday January 1, Closed            

Brittany Lewis
Dec 17, 2018

Dancing Isn’t Just Fun — It’s Really Good for Your Health

It’s time to get your groove on. Dancing has a way of taking your cares away. It doesn’t matter if it’s the Electric Slide, the Macarena or your own crazy moves. Who hasn’t gotten lost in an upbeat song as they jumped around? But not only does it feel good to the soul, dancing also has Read More »

Jimmy Peters
Dec 14, 2018

How to Prepare for a Personal Training Session

  A certified personal trainer may be just what you need to kickstart your exercise program. Not only can he or she offer guidance on proper form and safe exercise, personal trainers can motivate you to reach your fitness goals. Your first visit with a trainer may feel intimidating. Knowing what to expect and making Read More »

Brittany Lewis

Welcome to Wellness – Member Success Program

Let us help you start reaching your goals! This complementary 4 week program  is  designed to help get you started and keep you successful! You will receive four-30 minute complimentary appointments with a Wellness staff member.    First Session Body Age Health & Fitness Assessment * Goal Setting Second Session Program design and introduction to your personalized Read More »

Bill Brown
Dec 13, 2018

Don’t Have Time to Exercise? Do This for 10 Minutes

In the fitness world, the word “miracle” gets thrown around like a two-pound dumbbell. But when it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) the benefits you’ve heard about are both legitimate and miraculous. HIIT is a combination of brief, very-high intensity bursts of cardio exercise followed by equal or longer periods of rest. Think 30 Read More »

Brittany Lewis
Dec 12, 2018

To Sit or Not to Sit: Can We Finally Stop Using Standing Desks?

Men’s Health fitness adviser and Stanford University’s Director of PM&R Sports Medicine, Michael Fredericson, MD, FACSM, has the answer every office worker needs to hear. At many offices, you see quite a few standing desks. And the reason seems, well, reasonable: with so many studies highlighting the maladies of prolonged sitting, standing appears your best ally. Read More »

Bill Brown
Dec 11, 2018

60% of US adults don’t do ANY muscle-strengthening exercises –

despite guidelines saying sit-ups and push-ups should be done twice a week About 58 percent of US adults perform no muscle-strengthening exercise  Federal physical activity guidelines recommend two days a week of strength training Only 35 percent of men and 26 percent of women meet the recommendations Almost 60 percent of American adults don’t do Read More »

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Velma Garnes
Dec 07, 2018

Endorphin release differs by exercise intensity, study finds

Studies have long suggested that exercise triggers the release of “feel-good hormones,” or endorphins, in the brain. New research, however, suggests that this effect is very much dependent on exercise intensity. Researchers suggests that the release of endorphins varies by exercise intensity. Researchers found that adults who engaged in an hour of high-intensity interval training Read More »

Dec 06, 2018

7 Mistakes You Might be Making in Indoor Cycling Class

And how to be sure you’re not just spinning your wheels The calorie-torching qualities of indoor cycling are hard to beat—that is, if you’re making the most out of your session. Avoid these all-too-common speed bumps for the ultimate—and injury-free—ride. Holding on Too Tight While it sometimes might feel like it, we swear the bike isn’t going Read More »

Bill Brown
Nov 30, 2018

Common exercise excuses and how to overcome them

The biggest barrier to achieving your fitness goals is arguably yourself It’s difficult to move outside of your comfort zone, and there’s no shame in finding it difficult. However, you’ll need to immerse yourself in the unfamiliar in order to realise your goals. These are the most common exercise excuses and how to overcome them Read More »


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