1. See You In Class!

    By Mel Neading, BS & class enthusiast  As we grow ever closer to the Grand Opening of our NEW facility, some changes have begun to take place.  We as trainers have adapted a few new techniques that we know will help our clients become stronger, healthier, and happier!!  I talked about the FMS screen in a previous blog and how the screen helped us as trainers to put everyone into a proper le…Read More

  2. Why Our Personal Fitness Program Offers Corrective Exercise

    Fitness and personal training are some of the best, healthiest, and hard-earned ways to spend your time. That being said, getting in shape isn’t just for those who have properly functioning muscles or a normal range of motion - many people come into a personal training gym after getting into some sort of accident, or they might have a condition that limits the use of their muscles. While you’r…Read More

  3. What Level Are You?

    By Melanie Neading, BS & a "3"More than likely, one of your recent training appointments began with your trainer holding a board in one hand and a pole in the other announcing your training is going to begin with a screening.  As you moved through your screening the initial panic probably wore off and you realized it really wasn't that bad!  So what EXACTLY was that all about???  A test to…Read More

  4. My (Surprising!) Go-To Organic Grocery Shopping Location

    by Hannah Alderfer, Organic Eating Personal Trainer! Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Earth Fare, Raisin Rack, Costco. These are the stores where many of us know we can find wholesome, organic products, but we also know it comes at a cost. If you could spend less money on quality, organic groceries, wouldn’t you? Utilizing local markets and farmers is a great way to do this, but that option isn’t …Read More

  5. The Benefits of HIIT Exercises With Your Personal Trainer

    You may have heard about the ‘HIIT’ method when it comes to vigorously exercising and getting in shape, but what does it mean, and how can it benefit your fitness training? No, ‘HIIT’ doesn’t refer to actually hitting things as a means of workout (though we suppose that using a punching bag could be beneficial), but we’ll get into the nuances and benefits of HIIT exercises a little fur…Read More

  6. Homeopathic Health 101

    By Reese Floyd, forward-thinking CPT! As we strive to be healthy beings we exercise, eat a proper balanced diet, and avoid illness to the best of our abilities. However time and again sickness strikes and we go to the medicine cabinet. We measure a dose, chase it with some water, and we play the waiting game. What if there was a more natural way of treating what ails us? In homeopathy, the thought…Read More

  7. Healthy Tattoos!?!

    Tattoos have become more and more popular in today’s society. They no longer keep you from getting the job that you want, or have people believing that you are automatically in a gang. As someone who has multiple tattoos, I believe that they are a great way to express events or times in your life that you would like to remember forever. Now, they might be able to even save your life. Researchers…Read More

  8. One Little Spark!

    By Reese Floyd, CPT, & Spark Starter! In today's world we have seen science make leaps and bounds forward in understanding the human brain. There has been mapping out of synapses, pinpointing damage, and treating of ailments. However, there is now studies presenting the idea of exercise improving our brain function. In Spark, The Revolutionary New Science Of Exercise And The Brain, written by…Read More

  9. Is Your Shampoo Sabotaging Your Health?

    by Hannah Alderfer, BA, CPT, FMSC, & chemical conscious trainer! You probably don’t realize it, but on a daily basis you are exposed to a variety of “hidden” chemicals that pose a threat to your health. And it’s not just from the foods you are eating or the environment where you live and work. In your quest for improving your health, have you ever thought about the ingredients in the s…Read More

  10. A Good Fitness Professional Will Emphasize The Importance of Stretching

    When it comes to exercise and getting in better shape, strength training, muscle building and cardiovascular endurance often get the most attention. But what about flexibility? Yes, we’re talking about stretching. If you’re already a fitness junkie, then you’re probably quite familiar with the overall importance of stretching, but if not, then we strongly recommend checking out this useful i…Read More