Exercise

The participant asked “how to avoid soreness after working out?” We in the exercise industry refer to this as D.O.M.S. or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Simply put, it happens a day or two after a difficult workout and is often related to working out...

Effective June 20, 2020  Learn more about the steps that we are taking to increase preventative safety measures for our team and clients with COVID-19. Below are our new procedures for in person sessions. New COVID-19 procedures as per recommendations through the Centers for Disease Control have been...

Ways to Stay Hydrated While Being Active This month, we’ve discussed the importance of staying hydrated and getting enough sleep. Both of these factors can contribute to weight loss and weight gain. We’ve explored how adequate amounts of hydration and sleep can help our bodies in...

The truth about water can be hard to find. Debunking the two of the top two myths about water. The truth is water is one of the most important aspects necessary for survival. As I mentioned in last week’s blog post, up to 60% of the...

Do you lie about your age? A lot of people do, and society has made it socially acceptable to be dishonest about it. But honestly, what’s the point? Why lie about your age? This month I’ve explained to you all the reasons why age isn’t something...

Do you have an internal dialogue? Many of us do. Some of us have the type of internal dialogue that doesn’t typically get in the way of our actions, outlooks, and goals. However, sometimes your internal dialogue can affect your overall being. Internal dialogue gives...

Welcome back, fellow fitness friends! April’s overall theme is aging. This is something that I know we can all relate to. Time stops for no one and despite staying in the present as much as possible, aging is inevitable. My opinion is age is only...

  As you grow older, do you find yourself thinking, “I’m slowing down now that I’m approaching my 50s?” Don’t worry - this is normal. We can’t help the side effects of aging. However, we CAN do everything in our power to fight those side effects...

Hello and Happy New Year! January is the month of change and fresh starts. As always, the new year ushers in new goals and resolutions. Many people often find themselves at the gym or on a new workout regimine, striving to reach their personal fitness goals. However, as time marches on, the motivation established on January 1st slowly depletes. Before you know it, all the motivation you once had is gone, you’re back to your usual habits, and your goals are not achieved. It’s easy to establish your personal goals and resolutions for the new year. The difficult part is staying motivated long term. The key to keeping that long-term motivation is finding the what behind the why. What aspect of your life is the fuel behind your reasoning to make a change? Many people’s resolutions often consist of “surface whys.” When asked why they want to improve their physical health, they often give reasons such as “I want to lose weight,” “I want to fit into my new swimsuit,” “so I don’t have a heart attack,” or, “for my spouse/kids.” These are all completely valid reasons to want to improve your physical health! But in order to maintain long-term motivation, you have to want to do it for yourself. You have to truly look within yourself, acknowledge what you can’t do, and think about why that is upsetting. Why is it worth making a change over?