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Holiday Comfort Foods

Holiday Comfort Foods

Even though there are hundreds of happy songs for Christmas and the New Year, there’s no doubt about it, ’tis the season to be jolly simply doesn’t work for some people. They often turn to holiday comfort foods that are both high in calories and low in nutrition. While comfort foods can play an important […]


 Could Your Food Decisions Be Better

 Could Your Food Decisions Be Better

We don’t give you a diet, but instead give you the training and education to help you make better food decisions. Those decisions are based on the caloric intake compared to the nutritional value. If you’re comparing a candy bar with fresh fruit, it’s a no brainer. Fruit comes in far ahead of the calorie […]


 Expect To Suck At First

 Expect To Suck At First

No matter how fit you are, if you’re starting a new program of fitness with exercises you’ve never performed, expect to suck. Since most people aren’t fitness gurus when they begin at the gym, it can be twice as bad. You may have visions of moving fluidly across the floor, lifting weights easily and keeping […]


 Commit In Advance

 Commit In Advance

When you commit in advance to working out, you schedule your exercise time and make sure it’s part of your weekly plan. You have to give more than lip service to working out, you have to create a plan and follow through to get results. If you say you’re going to start exercising, you need […]


Find Your Inner Athlete

Find Your Inner Athlete

Your inner athlete isn’t about being the best at your sport, it’s about being the best that you can be. Not everyone, in fact very few, ever become professional body builders, football players, long distance runners or yoga instructor. However, everyone is capable of developing the passion and commitment to be the best athlete they […]


Cardio Vs Weights

Cardio Vs Weights

If you’ve spent much time working out, you’ve undoubtedly heard discussions or read articles about the benefits of Cardio vs Weights and visa versa. One study states that cardio will get you to the thin sleek look you want, while another tells you to lose the most weight, you need to pump iron or face […]


How To Boost Your Workout Intensity

How To Boost Your Workout Intensity

When I talk to people dedicated to their exercise goals, they always want to know how to improve their results. I always say, “Boost your workout intensity and you’ll see a huge difference.” Most of the time, I get a puzzled look. They don’t understand what that means. Workout intensity is the amount of energy […]


Tips For Running In The Heat

Tips For Running In The Heat

Getting outdoors and enjoying the scenery is one reason people add running to their workout. In hot weather, it can be dangerous, creating problems of heat stroke, heat cramps, dehydration and heat exhaustion. Here are some tips for running in the heat and stay safe at the same time. They’re also ways to enjoy your […]


Post Workout Smoothies

Post Workout Smoothies

Post workout smoothies serve a number of functions. First, they taste good and you look forward to them as a reward. One woman who started at our facility told me she hated switching gyms. While she didn’t get the help like we provide at our gym and the program here was much better, there was […]


Create A Fitness Bucket List

Create A Fitness Bucket List

If you want to enjoy your fitness program more, it’s time to get creative by making a bucket list. When you create a fitness bucket list, remember, these aren’t necessarily NOW goals, but goals you’d eventually like to achieve. Some, particularly tough ones, may need to be completed before you get to old and your […]