Training vs. Exercise

With a well thought out goal, a trainer and a client can structure the workout in a way that works towards that goal. This is what is defined as training; it’s the act of working out with a purpose. Each workout therefore has a defined reason for happening and can be set up to act as one step in a multi-step process on the way towards succeeding at the goal.

Is Exercise Bad for My Arthritis?

Arthritis indicates joint inflammation that commonly presents in the knee, hip and spine. It is one of the leading causes of disability in the US. The most common symptoms are pain, swelling, decreased range of motion, and muscle weakness.

Arthritis in Your Knees? Try these Exercises!

If you have arthritis in your knees, ask your doctor about including exercise in your treatment plan. Exercise can help relieve pain and stiffness. Quadriceps Stretch Stretches the front of […]

The Effects of Exercise on Mental Health

Exercise can help with depression and anxiety by giving off endorphins; endorphins are chemical in your brain that produces a sense of happiness and euphoria. Another benefit of exercise for mental health is that it is a great way to relieve stress.

Pilates is for Athletes

Pilates is for athletes of all levels, backgrounds, ages, and sports. When most of us hear the word athlete, we might picture a Nike commercial, our favorite quarterback, an Olympic […]

Healthy Valentine’s Date Night Ideas

Be sweet without adding sugar, and use the holiday to focus on love AND health. Most of the ideas below can be done at or around home to stay Covid-safe, or out in the world.

Arthritis in Your Knees? Try these Exercises!

If you have arthritis in your knees, ask your doctor about including exercise in your treatment plan. Exercise can help relieve pain and stiffness. Quadriceps Stretch Stretches the front of […]

ACSM Guidelines for Physical Activity

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise per week OR 75 minutes of vigorous exercise per week.  If you don’t have time for longer […]

At Home Workout

5 at home movements you can do at the club or at home! Repeat all movements 3 times through and you have yourself a full body workout