Get Your Body ready for the beach

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 […]

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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 […]