Outdoor Family Fitness Games

Outdoor BBQ Games for Family Fitness

by July 9th, 2018

Need an excuse to head outside?  Whether you’re hanging with kids, the whole family, or just adults, outdoor games will do the trick.  With options for every budget, fitness level, and age, outdoor games are a great way to socialize and stay active at your next gathering.  Here are some outdoor family fitness games to […]

CSA Haul Recipe Sugar Snap Peas Sesame Soba Noodles

CSA Haul Recipe of the Week: Snap Pea Sesame Soba Noodles

by July 9th, 2018

Last week, we got a nice batch of farm-fresh sugar snap peas in our CSA haul. Resident amateur chef, Claire Tomm, got inspired by the hot summer heatwave that’s been hitting us! Here is a vegan AND gluten-free recipe that’s a lot easier than it looks. Soba is typically an East Asian noodle dish that is […]

Landice Treadmill L7 with Orthopedic Belt and Cardio Control Panel - Treadmill Review

Landice L7 Treadmill with Ortho Belt and Cardio Console – Treadmill Review

by July 6th, 2018

Landice L7 Treadmill with Ortho Belt and Cardio Console – Review by Paul Maggiotto The Landice L7 Treadmill with Ortho Belt and Cardio Console is an award-winning treadmill from a variety of fitness equipment review organizations. One of the sturdiest treadmills on the market, Landice is great for any level from beginner to advanced. It’s […]

CSA Haul Recipe Roasted Beet Flatbread Pizza

CSA Haul Recipe of the Week: Roasted Beet Flatbread Pizza

by July 2nd, 2018

If you’re looking for a new way to cook up some beets, look no further! This is a simple, but delicious recipe that really lets the flavors of the ingredients shine through. You can also adjust the recipe by adding different vegetables or even making a vegan version of this by swapping out the goat […]

CSA recipe haul kale pesto grilled flatbread pizza

CSA Haul Recipe of the Week: Kale Pesto on Grilled Pizza

by July 2nd, 2018

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have realized that kale has had quite the renaissance lately. From smoothies to salads, this power food has gone from garnish to house staple – and for good reason. Kale is robust to withstand various methods of cooking while still maintaining its structure but mild enough […]

Exercising in the Summer Heat and How to Stay Safe

Surprising Benefits of Exercising in the Summer Heat (and How to Stay Safe!)

by June 29th, 2018

Tempted to head for the comfort of an air-conditioned studio when the summer heat hits? You may want to re-think your training plans.  Working out in the summer heat leads to quick improvements in fitness. This process, known scientifically as heat adaptation, can be applied to any workout format.  Turn up the intensity of your […]

Matrix T50 Treadmill with XIR Console - Award Winning Treadmill Review

Matrix T50 Treadmill with XIR Console – Review

by June 27th, 2018

Matrix Fitness T50 Treadmill with XIR Console – Review by Tyler Bastianelli The Matrix T50 Treadmill is a top of the line machine with many features to enhance your workout and keep you coming back for more each time. With a 3.25 HP DC Johnson Drive System, Ultimate Deck System, and 2-ply, 2.2mm belt, this […]

CSA Seasonal Radish and Carrot Salad

CSA Haul Recipe of the Week: Radish and Carrot Salad

by June 25th, 2018

Gardening season is in full force and we’ve been inspired! If you’ve never heard of Community Supported Agriculture shares, you have been missing out. Signing up for a CSA program is like having a subscription to local, fresh produce. You can usually choose how often and how much you want to sign up for and […]

Summertime workouts on playground

Summertime Fitness for the Whole Family

by June 20th, 2018

As summer continues, you might find yourself wondering how to fit in time for your training program. Entertaining and carpooling school-aged children for their summer schedules can take a bite out of even the most dedicated parent’s fitness routine. Here are a few ideas to keep you and your family on track this summer. Head […]

employee spotlight get to know johnson fitness and wellness

Get to Know Us! Employee Spotlight – Howard Olinsky

by June 19th, 2018

You know that spark you see in someone’s eye when they start talking about something they love? That’s Howard Olinsky when you ask him about fitness. Before you assume that he was your typical athlete whose life revolved around keeping active, he’ll be the first to tell you that he wasn’t always this way.   […]

7 Outdoor Workouts to Melt Fat

7 Outdoor Workouts To Melt Fat And Build Muscle

by June 15th, 2018

Skip the gym and get outside! Get these 7 fat-melting outdoor workouts you can do on playground equipment or in a park with hills, stairs or sand.

Gardening Exercise

How to Celebrate National Gardening for Exercise Day

by June 6th, 2018

Having a hard time choosing between caring for your summer garden and time in the gym? Why not combine them? Gardening is the original functional exercise, burning 200 to 400 calories per hour (even more if you add in heavy landscaping work). Celebrate National Gardening for Exercise Day on June 6th by leveling up your […]