The season is upon us and the temperature is decreasing. One thing that doesn’t have to decrease along with the temperature is your workouts and physical activity done outside. With a few tips, tricks and pointers you can enjoy training outside in the cold until the springtime sun warms us back up again. The first… Read More

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Cold Weather Training

By Nathan Vandervest.

The season is upon us and the temperature is decreasing. One thing that doesn’t have to decrease along with the temperature is your workouts and physical activity done outside. With a few tips, tricks and pointers you can enjoy training outside in the cold until the springtime sun warms us back up again. The first… Read More

Holiday Meals: Do’s and Don’ts

By Christine Williquette.

The holidays are fast approaching and for many of us this is a time to relax and enjoy a variety of tasty foods. However, some of us may be worried about the extra pounds that often are associated with the holidays. It’s estimated that an average American gains 1-2 lb. each holiday season. This doesn’t… Read More

Nutrition Tips for Vibrant Skin

By Lee Hyrkas.

Our skin is the largest organ in the body. Individuals spend hundreds of dollars on creams and specialty soaps in hopes of improving their complexion. However, most individuals overlook the types of foods that they’re eating on a weekly basis. Nutrients found in certain foods can have significant impacts on skin health. Let’s dive into… Read More

Men’s Health: Building a Better You

By Christine Williquette.

Did you know that men, on average, die nearly five years younger than women? Even with all of the advances in technology to detect and treat disease and the developments of more effective medicines men are still dying way too young. So attention all you men out there…your wife, your sisters, and your children don’t… Read More

Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer through Exercise

By Liza Margelofsky.

Have you ever considered that exercise could help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute, regular exercisers have a 12% reduced risk of getting breast cancer. The science behind this theory is pretty simple. According to the Susan G. Komen website, studies show higher blood levels of the estrogen… Read More

Training: Time vs. Distance

By Nathan Vandervest.

When working with athletes the question often comes up “should I train by time or by distance?”.  This is a legitimate question but doesn’t have the simplest of answers.  Like many endurance athletes my mind works off of miles best.  Knowing how far you have gone is a key component in training but this is… Read More

Dieting vs. Healthy Eating

By Kristi Carne.

Ditch the Dieting; Head toward Healthy Eating.  Fad diets are out of style. There are all sorts of different diets that people are willing try and it is actually quite scary. It’s frightening that so many people are misinformed and fall for the conflicting information, testimonials, and hype of what turns out to just be… Read More

Celebrate Women’s Health and Fitness Day!

By Christine Williquette.

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is a nation-wide effort to focus attention on the importance of regular exercise and healthy living for women so take time to celebrate with these 10 good-for-you healthy tips: 1. Try a new class. Barre Blend? Why not? Mixing up your workout can be good for your body and your… Read More

Love is Action

By Christine Williquette.

Want to let someone know they’re loved? Try using actions, rather than words. Love is an action verb…to really feel the love, the other person has to feel the message in nonverbal ways.  Your love for someone may not be felt until you really make an effort to put your love into action. If you… Read More

Family Fitness Fun!

By Liza Margelofsky.

Exercise with my family?! How do I do that?  How many times have you heard the “I’M BORED!!!”?  Or you think to yourself that your kids need to get off that couch and do something!  Exercising as a family is a great way to have fun, connect with each other and do positive things for… Read More