5 Fast Facts about Lowering High Blood Pressure

Everyone knows high blood pressure is a killer. It’s the No. 1 cause of heart attacks in the United States, and the most important risk factor for strokes. And we know it’s a bigger problem later in life, afflicting up … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Step 1 Fighting Belly Fat: Forget the Marketing Myths

Nobody likes belly fat, but almost everybody struggles with it to some degree. Among all kinds of fat, belly fat is the one that gets the most attention. We are frequently asked to help our training partners lose weight – … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How Many Steps? Looks Like 10,000 Was Right

For some reason, we all started thinking we had to take 10,000 steps a day for good health. It seemed to take hold when fitness trackers became popular, and we all were talking about “getting my steps in” every day. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Get Ready for the Slopes at the Gym

If you’re thinking about skiing this winter, now is the time to start getting ready. Stamina, strength and flexibility are key to being in peak skiing condition. Come talk to us about any questions you have. And remember, even if … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a good time to remember that some risk factors are beyond our control, like age, race, and family history. But, as the National Breast Cancer Foundation points out, we can adjust some … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: ‘It’s Like My Second Chance’

Sheila Howard didn’t recognize herself in the mirror after she ballooned to more than 300 pounds in her late 40s. “I looked foreign to myself. I said, ‘I know you’re in there. You’re trapped inside yourself, and we’re going to … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

It’s Never Too Late to Get Fit

Have you ever heard the old saying, “The horse is out of the barn”? It’s a folksy way of telling someone it’s too late to make a change. It’s also one of the myths about fitness after 50 that we … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Success Story: A Painful Moment Spurs Change

Big life changes often follow a moment of clarity that can be startling, liberating or even painful. For Gina Gross, 59, her epiphany came while she and her husband were taking a tour of a gym in their new community. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise Helps Keep Your Brain Strong, Too

Remember in school when the health teacher warned you about drinking? She probably said something like: Alcohol kills brain cells, and YOU NEVER GET NEW BRAIN CELLS. Scary stuff. Well, guess what? It’s not true about never getting new brain … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Celebrate Healthy Aging Month

September is Health Aging Month, a chance to celebrate all we can do with our bodies, minds and spirits, no matter when we were born. There are countless ways to celebrate. Here are some categories to get you thinking about … [CLICK TO READ MORE]