Personal Fitness Training
If that’s not enough, here are 5 More Reasons why WEIGHTLIFTING should be part of your exercise routine: HEART HEALTH: Lifting weights can reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes. BURN BELLY FAT: According to Harvard University, women who lift heavy weights lose more belly fat than those who don’t. PREVENT OSTEOPEROSIS and build strong bones. BOOST YOUR METABOLISM: Lifting […]
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START SLOW - Whether you’re new to exercise or just took a few days off, ease into it to keep your muscle fibers happy. HYDRATE - This is your body’s first defense against soreness and most illnesses. Sip water throughout the day, then 32oz more for each hour of exercise. POST-WORKOUT FUEL – Help speed up the recovery process with a nutritious protein-filled […]
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 […]
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, […]
Monday Morning Fit Tip: TRY A TREND! If you don’t LOVE your fitness routine – but you would like to – where should you start? Try a trend (see below) or one of the NEW CLASSES that begin today! TOP FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2015: Body Weight Training Strength Training Yoga Functional Fitness Group Training / […]
Running 5-10 minutes each day COULD ADD 3 YEARS TO YOUR LIFE*! Try adding a short run to your regular workout, or meeting friends for a quick jog after work. *Iowa State University BONUS TIPS: Buy Running Shoes that Fit Quick Workout? Turn up the Intensity! Great Post-Run Stretches Try Running in the Pool
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 […]
Monday 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 […]
Monday Morning Fit Tip: SHOW YOUR “LOVE HANDLES” SOME LOVE! All you need is a beach towel and your own body weight to slim and shape your waistline! Try this workout after your normal cardio routine, 3-4 times a week!