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Set Yourself Up For Fitness Success

April 26, 2020

Meal Preparation Failing to prepare means you are preparing to fail. The best way to stay on track with nutrition is by continuing to prepare your own food. If you want to be efficient, preparing for a couple of days at a time will make life easier. With food readily available, it is easier to…

The Emotional Benefits of Exercise

April 23, 2020

Exercise is typically known for its benefits when it comes to physical health, physique, and aerobic capacity. However, have you ever stopped to think about how important exercise is when it comes to emotional health? I believe the most motivating factor to continue exercising is how great it makes you feel.  In fact, research has…

Immune System Need a Boost??

April 19, 2020

It’s more important now than ever to have a strong, healthy immune system.  With the threat of both the coronavirus and the pandemic pounds or quarantine-15, as I’ve heard it described, it can feel like your two options are to get sick or to pack on the pounds during this time of quarantine.  I’m here…

Looking Back on a Great Fall Sports Season

October 10, 2019

Fall sports performance was jam-packed this year at Body Outfitters. Whether it was our in-season athletes, or students working hard in the gym for their offseason, here’s a list of accomplishments we saw: First Grand Slam hit Squat and Deadlift Personal bests Setting Cross Country Personal Records All-time low golf score Undefeated football season 30”…

Partial Reps: Less Range of Motion for More Adaptation?

July 19, 2019

Partial reps are very common in a gym – whether that be intentional or unintentional. Partial repetitions occur when a lifter utilizes only a portion of the entire range of motion available. For example, look at the bench press. A normal range of motion for bench press is starting with elbows locked out at the…

Hydration During the Busier Days

May 29, 2019

Now that the warm weather is here it’s time to increase your water intake to keep up with the demands of your busier schedule. Our evenings are becoming filled with more and more activities. The nicer weather and longer daylight hours allow us to get more done! With all of this increased activity it’s easy…

Low Back Care While Planting Seeds and Pulling Weeds

April 9, 2019

Now that the weather’s nice it’s time to clean up those flower beds and get your garden ready for the season. Does your back start to hurt just thinking about all the bending and lifting? It doesn’t have to! Use these tips to care for your low back before, during and after gardening! Before: Warmup:…

Spring Cleaning for Your Routine

March 29, 2019

It’s Spring! Are You Still On Track to Reach Your Goals? A few months ago you set goals. How close are you to reaching those goals today? Close? Great! Take this time to dial them in and get them done! Not close? That’s okay! Take a seat, write down your goals, share them with your…

Start SMART in 2018!

December 28, 2017

Considering a change in 2018? Good for you! Let’s throw some fuel on that little fire and set some goals to where you want to go. Every journey, big and small, needs a map, so let’s get S.M.A.R.T. S is for “Specific.” Where you want to go must be well-defined to know exactly what you…

Merry Fitness Gift Guide!

December 15, 2017

It’s time for the Merry Fitness Gift guide!  Let’s get to it! For Beginners One of your favorite people just got started this past Fall or planning to get started in the New Year?  Here are a few non-intimidating gifts to support their effort. Water bottle ($10-50) – A  special water bottle is a great start…