Inspire Fitness FT-2 Functional Trainer - Review

Inspire FT2 Functional Trainer Review

by May 25th, 2018

Inspire FT2 Functional Trainer – Review by Paul Maggiotto The Inspire FT2 Functional Trainer is the perfect mix between a traditional functional trainer and free bar smith machine. The unit flows seamlessly between standard functional training and your more traditional free bar training simply by switching a tab from the front of the carriages to […]

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Why Massages are a Parent’s Best Friend

by May 23rd, 2018

It’s no secret that parenting is a stressful job.  A never-ending to-do list, sleep deprivation, and a schedule that leaves little time for self-care can leave moms and dads struggling.  On top of that, the hectic pace of parenting frequently means that we sacrifice self-care for quick fixes (wine anyone?) while balancing our family’s needs. […]

Hoist V-Express Home Gym Review

Hoist V Express Home Gym – Review

by May 18th, 2018

Hoist V Express Home Gym – Review by Rocco Lazaris The Hoist V Express Home Gym is the home gym for everyone in the family. It allows for someone just starting out with strength training all the way to the seasoned gym goer. It’s footprint takes up less space than your average bench press making […]

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Get to Know Us! Employee Spotlight: Rocco Lazaris

by May 17th, 2018

What’s Rocco Lazaris’ favorite part about working at Johnson Fitness & Wellness? It’s not the access to the newest and coolest equipment or the snazzy, sweat-wicking uniforms. It’s actually much simpler than that – he doesn’t have to be at a desk the whole time.   “I got involved in a program in high school […]

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Quick Full Body Yoga Routine

by May 15th, 2018

When I first started Yoga I had no idea the places that it would take me.  It has taught me patience, gratitude, and shown me how to be present.  I’ve put together a short strength-based yoga routine that can be done from the comfort of your own home.  Keep reading to reap the benefits of […]

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How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks – Weeks 5 & 6

by May 11th, 2018

Congratulations on making it halfway through the challenge! Weeks 3 & 4 focused on increasing your intensity and introduced more weight with resistance bands and dumbbells. Coming up with weeks 5 & 6 we will add on additional workouts throughout the week. Some days will have both an AM & PM exercise. Saturdays will also introduce […]

Horizon Elite T9-02 Treadmill Review

Horizon Elite T9 Treadmill Review

by May 11th, 2018

Horizon Elite T9-02 Treadmill – Review by Paul Maggiotto The Horizon Elite T9-02 Treadmill is an award-winning treadmill from a variety of fitness equipment review organizations. The Horizon Elite T9-02 is designed in mind to those looking to purchase a solid treadmill while still keeping a budget of under $2,000. Unlike some other folding style […]

WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine Review - by Fitness Experts at Johnson Fitness & Wellness

WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine with S4 Monitor Review

by May 3rd, 2018

WaterRower Natural S4 Classic – Review by Paul Maggiotto High Quality Rowing Machine For those looking for a high intensity, low impact workout, I would highly recommend the WaterRower. This unit comes in three different types of wood; natural ash wood, cherry wood, and the most durable black walnut. The stronger the wood choice the […]

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Get to Know Us! Employee Spotlight – Paul Maggiotto

by May 2nd, 2018

New York native Paul Maggiotto has been in the fitness industry collectively for eighteen years. Anyone who comes into the Westport store to talk about fitness with Paul can probably feel his excitement for the topic.   However, most people may not know that he took a brief break from the industry and actually worked […]

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How to Create Your Own Netflix Bike Workout

by May 1st, 2018

Up for a fun and challenging biking workout?  You can create your own Netflix Bike workout by combining your favorite Netflix series with cycling intervals. This makes for unpredictable challenges targeting your mental and physical stamina. During the show, you will follow cues that will prompt you to change your workout, based on what happens […]

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5 Things that Sabotage your Sleep

by April 20th, 2018

Check out the Facebook Live we did on this topic! If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, you’re not alone. Lacking proper sleep can affect anything from your focus and self-control to how your body loses weight. If it seems like you can’t sleep to get a good night’s rest, maybe try to […]

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Matrix A50 Ascent Trainer with XIR Console Review

by April 19th, 2018

Matrix A50 Ascent Trainer with XIR Console – Review The Matrix A50 Ascent Trainer is a step above an elliptical. The incline allows for total lower body engagement, not just quad engagement like most ellipticals. It also has a very natural motion that does not hurt the knees. Some of the 1st generation ellipticals are […]