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3 Tips for Staying Committed to Your Workout Plan Friday, February 08, 20190

3 Tips for Staying Committed to Your Workout Plan

As fitness professionals, we often help people set workout goals. While it’s great to have these goals, we also often see people struggling to remain committed.

Overcoming Workout Plateaus Friday, February 01, 20190

Overcoming Workout Plateaus

Have you hit a wall in your workouts? Not seeing progress as frequently as you would like? Here are a few things to analyze about your programming and overall workout routine that may be affecting your progress.

Massage and Mental Health Monday, January 28, 20190

Massage and Mental Health

The relaxation effect of massage is well-known to most people. Many have also experienced relief from pain, muscle soreness or stiffness after a massage. But recent research has also shown beneficial effects of massage on many aspects of mental health.

Mastering the Hip Hinge Wednesday, January 09, 20190

Mastering the Hip Hinge

Despite how common this movement is, most people don’t perform it correctly. Given that it is a functional movement, the gym is the ideal place to perfect it.

How Much Is Too Much? Getting the Massage Pressure You Need Wednesday, January 09, 20190

How Much Is Too Much? Getting the Massage Pressure You Need

People often wonder what to say and how to describe what they want to their massage therapist in terms of pressure. Gauging pressure is usually subjective from person to person and therapist to therapist.

5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution Monday, December 31, 20180

5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

Challenge yourself this year to not make resolutions that you’ll forget about in a month or two, but to make lifestyle changes that you can carry throughout your life.

3 Keys to Staying Healthy, Happy, and Young Friday, December 14, 20180

3 Keys to Staying Healthy, Happy, and Young

Unless something changes dramatically, your body is your one guaranteed relationship for life. And your relationship with your body will have a direct effect on how well you live, and quite frankly, how long you live.

Ask the Exercise Specialist Thursday, December 06, 20180

Ask the Exercise Specialist

Kyle Bauer, our lead strength and conditioning specialist, answers an inquiry about how one can get started in competitive powerlifting.

Impact and Intensity Friday, November 09, 20180

Impact and Intensity

A few terms that are often heard in the fitness center are “high impact” or “low impact” and “high intensity” and “low intensity”.

Preparing for Your Next Event Friday, November 09, 20180

Preparing for Your Next Event

10 years ago, if you were training for “an event”, that event was probably just a 5k, ½ marathon, full marathon, or perhaps a cycling race, biathlon or triathlon. Nowadays, there are a plethora of different types of fitness competitions that average (some require above average) gym-goers can try.