Add Metabolic Conditioning to Your Routine

Metabolic conditioning workouts are a great compliment to your fitness routine. For cardiovascular health and fitness. Regular use of a Metcon series will: 🔹 Maximize the efficiency of your cardiovascular system 🔸 Increase energy and stamina For fat-loss goals, adding a Mecton series to your training is a no-brainer. 🔹Burn more calories during your workout…

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Five questions to hire a personal trainer

You want a personal trainer! The point has come where you are ready to find the knowledge, intensity, and accountability you need to reach your goals, but how do you know which one to choose? In most cities the options are endless, and it can be daunting to figure out how to hire a personal…

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Safely Ramping Up Your Fitness Activity

Smell that Spring air?  Getting that urge to fire up your exercise again?  Me too!  Yup, it’s about that time when the weather transitions out of the doldrums of winter and sparks the desire to get outside and get active.  As your activity increased, your body will begin to talk to you and give you important information…

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Intermittent fasting, what is it, and is it right for you?

Intermittent fasting (IF) isn’t classified as a diet. It is considered a pattern of eating. With IF, you schedule your meals so that you get the most out of them. Unlike a diet, it doesn’t restrict what you eat but instead when you are eating them. IF works by tapping into your fat stores while…

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Applications from Quarantine 2020

As we approach the end of this time in quarantine from the spread of the Covid-19 virus, it’s very easy to look back and think what an inconvenient time that was for us. Stuck in our homes, not seeing friends, not going out, and watching Moana for the 3rd time in one day because that’s…

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Setting Yourself Up for an Active Summer

It’s no surprise that our society is finding it harder and harder to get a healthy amount of physical activity in our lives. Sometimes even exercising three times per week isn’t enough to counteract the other ten hours per day that we spend sitting down at work, in the car, on the couch, etc.  Have…

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Simple Drills, 10 Minutes, Every Day

Simple Drills, 10 Minutes, Every Day.  Some days, we are just too busy to get everything done. Maybe, we just don’t feel like doing a full workout. Or, we want something extra to do on our off days. One thing is for certain, we can dedicate 10 minutes to anything, regardless of schedule or preference. …

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The Why, When, and How of Strecthing

It’s no joke that having a balanced fitness regime can be complicated.  Most of us know how to perform cardiovascular exercise and/or execute a strength training program to some degree. What is often overlooked is flexibility.  Flexibility training, mobility work, stretching, etc.   Why should you stretch?Our muscles are responsible for our ability to remain upright.…

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What is self care and why do we need it?

Self-care is the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health. Self-care can take many forms from physical, mental, and spiritual health and wellness. This all can be achieved from doing various activities even as simple as drinking enough water. Some other examples would be exercising, that could be weight training, walking,…

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Is Mobility training important?

It is much easier to get and maintain mobility than it is to lose it and get it back. That alone is the main factor that keeps me performing mobility drills on a daily basis.  Mobility helps me stay strong and safe not only in the gym but in everyday activities as well.    The…

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