sleep sabotaging behaviors

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 […]

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Get to Know Us! Employee Spotlight: Martha Richardson

by April 18th, 2018

“It’s about making a difference in people’s lives,” says Martha Richardson.   Martha is no stranger to the fitness industry and has had over 20 years of experience. From being a certified personal trainer to participating in wellness coaching, she’s immersed herself in an industry she feels passionate about.   “If we can get somebody […]

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3 Easy Ways to Maintain a Treadmill

by April 13th, 2018

Owning a treadmill is a lot like owning a car – if you want it to last, then you have to do some routine maintenance on it. It makes sense that a piece of equipment that’s dedicated to working as hard as you do should need some TLC, but not everyone does it. It may […]

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Massage Chair Benefits Include Recovery and Relaxation

by April 12th, 2018

If you’ve ever experienced a post-workout massage, you probably don’t need much convincing to understand its benefits.  Receiving a massage after a tough workout may reduce muscle stiffness, improve range of motion, and increase blood flow, all of which improve recovery for your next workout.  The benefits of post-workout massage are even backed by research.  […]

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How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks

by April 11th, 2018

Can you feel it?! The warmth is coming . . .  and with that means summer is coming too! Get in shape and get ready for the beach! Our wonderful Joli, certified personal trainer, has put together this amazing 8 week program to help us feel and look great on the beach. Each day there […]

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5 Ways to Make Healthier Microwaveable Meals

by April 5th, 2018

It’s hard to ignore the ease of an instant microwaved meal. From instant ramen to frozen pizzas, the convenience of a ready-made meal can often trump our need for health. Not only that, but microwaveable meals so often lack the fiber and protein needed to keep you full throughout the day – resulting in unhealthy snacking […]

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5 Free Ways to Get in Shape This Spring

by March 29th, 2018

Spring has finally begun to blossom. The days are getting longer and warmer, and soon trees will be lush and flowers will be in full bloom. Summer will be here in no time, which means tank tops, shorts, and bikinis for some. For others, it means rock climbing, swimming or long bike rides. Unsurprisingly, spring […]

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Bosu Ball Workout to Tone the Whole Body

by March 28th, 2018

This bosu ball workout is made for any level fitness fanatic, whether you’re advanced or a beginner, you will find something here for you.  Bosu balls are a great piece of workout equipment because not only do they allow you to build strength, but they also create a way for you to work on your […]

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Benefits of Low Impact Exercise Bike Training

by March 26th, 2018

Exercise bikes are the perfect piece of cardio equipment.  Like any cardiovascular exercise, working out on your exercise bike will make your heart stronger and burn calories.  What really sets the exercise bike training apart, is its ability to make intense cardio or long endurance sessions doable for a range of athletes. While HIIT and […]

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How to Add A Home Gym For The Family

by March 21st, 2018

Time, travel, crowds, weather, family, work . . . these are just a handful of the excuses people have when it comes to not being able to make it to the gym on a regular basis.  While many hardcore fitness enthusiasts will just tell you to lose the excuses, there are many people who legitimately […]

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Level UP that Glute Bridge with a Twist

by March 20th, 2018

The Glute Bridge The muscles of the posterior chain (your “backside” muscles….glutes, hamstrings, etc.) are often the most ignored when it comes to workouts, yet they are some of the most important muscles to focus on.  These muscles play a vital role in not only good overall movement and function of the body, but they […]