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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 […]

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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 […]

5 reasons athletes should be getting massages

Top 5 Reasons Athletes should be getting Massages

by June 5th, 2018

Tough daily training sessions. Weekend races and competitions. Pushing your limits to hit a PR. Athletes live life differently.  You ask more from your body, you skirt the line between injury and performance, and you also know that anything that improves your recovery can improve your training.  While the benefits of massages include everything from […]

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Best Foam Rolling Moves for Runners

by June 1st, 2018

We did a Facebook Live with the people over at Fleet Feet on the best foam rolling moves for people that run. Have you ever tried foam rolling? Check out the whole video here! The Benefits of Foam Rolling Eliminates adhesions in your muscles and connective tissues – this helps keep your fascia moving freely, […]

National Running Day - 5 Ways to Make Running Fun

5 Ways to keep running fun and boost your motivation

by May 30th, 2018

Let’s face it, sometimes running can be a drag. Whether it’s because we run the same old route or distance, or we’re just lacking the love, trying the following five fun-boosting strategies can lift the spirit of your workouts and inspire you to once again run happy. 1. Mix up the terrain. Get out of […]

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 […]

Massages for Mom

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 […]