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5 Ways to BOOST Your BOOTY

In the new “I’m Doing This for ME!” class, members are requesting mostly CORE and BUTT exercises. Try these 5 exercises to shape & tone your backside:   SQUAT – Squats are fantastic because they work the entire lower body and really rev your metabolism. If squats bug your knees, click here! KICKBACK (see image above) Add resistance bands or […]

5 Fit Tips for Beginners

New to exercise?  Here are some tips to help get you started: START LOW & SLOW.  Begin working out 2 days a week, using light weights.  Gradually work up to exercising several days a week. STRETCH.  After your muscles are warm, holding stretches can increase flexibility and help prevent injuries. MIX IT UP.  For best results, your body needs cardio, […]

5 Quick Tips for a Flat Stomach

girl_situpMAKE TIME FOR CARDIO.  Burn belly fat with fun classes, walking, running, swimming, etc. FORGET FROZEN DINNERS.  Many pre-packaged foods have too much salt which makes you feel sluggish and look bloated.  Focus on fruits and veggies that are packed with water. GOSSIP ON THE GO.  Instead of meeting friends for drinks, invite them to join you at the club! […]

Fit Tip: Love Your Leggings

Monday Morning Fit Tip: LOVE THE WAY YOU LOOK IN LEGGINGS! Whether at the gym or running errands, yoga pants and leggings have become a winter wardrobe staple.  Do a 5 minute cardio warm-up, complete the leg circuit from Popsugar (see below) TWICE, stretch, and you’re done!  Try doing this workout 2 times each week along […]

Fit Tip: 5 Exercises for Flabby Arms

flabbyarmsMonday Morning Fit Tip: TRY THESE 5 EXERCISES FOR FLABBY ARMS You can quickly alleviate the problem of flabby arms by strengthening your biceps and triceps. Try doing 10-15 reps of each exercise.  Beginners = 1 round Intermediate = 2 rounds Advanced = 3 rounds 1. Diamond Push-ups While in a regular pushup position, put […]

Fit Tip: Fix Your Feet

fixyourfeetMonday Morning Fit Tip: FIX YOUR FEET About 75% of Americans will experience foot pain at some point in their lives.  Common causes include: Shoes that don’t fit correctly High-heeled shoes Poor posture High-impact exercises Poor balance DO YOU HAVE FOOT PAIN?  TRY THIS:  Take a seat in a comfortable chair.  Put a water bottle, […]

Fit Tip: Tone Up in Front of the TV

tvworkoutMonday Morning Fit Tip: TONE UP IN FRONT OF THE TV Just because the new falls shows are addicting doesn’t mean your body needs to take the shape of the couch!  Instead of working the DVR, work your body during the commercials!  Do as many Tricep Dips* as you can during the 1st commercial.  On […]

Fit Tip: Squat Safely

squatsMonday Morning Fit Tip SQUAT SAFELY TO PROTECT YOUR KNEES If squats hurt your knees, chances are that you’re not doing them correctly.  Check your form in the mirror, or ask a trainer for help, and watch for these common mistakes: Not going low enough Losing your posture Lifting your heels Letting your knees travel […]

October Newsletter

TRYANEWCLASSHAPPY BIRTHDAY! Mary has been a member at Victory Fitness since we opened 25 years ago. She is a huge inspiration to all of our ladies! She’s a cancer survivor and celebrated her 92nd birthday with some of her workout buddies in Kim’s 9:30 cardio class at Graceland this year! When she isn’t baking pies, […]

Fit Tip & WIN 1 Year Free!

abballcrunchpixMonday Morning Fit Tip: TIGHTEN YOUR ABS WITH BALANCING TRICKS Exercising on wobbly surfaces forces you to engage your core more, flattening your belly. Do your bicep curls standing on one leg on a Bosu or try this crunch move with a stability ball.  Once you feel comfortable with two sets of 20 crunches that way, try the […]
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