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 […]

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 […]

best foam rolling tips for runners

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 […]