Keep your motivation all year

It’s hard to believe we are almost into the New Year.  The best time to evaluate you fitness goals and motivation is right now.  Why?  Because the overwhelming majority of us will quit before spring even gets here.  According to Dr. Donald E. Whetmore, 90% of those who join health and fitness clubs will stop […]

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Combination Training for Overall Fitness

At last the New Year is upon us!  It’s the opportunity we embrace every year to finally get back in shape.  While our ambition to make this year our best may be at a peak, the normal day to day grind still carries over into the New Year.  Many of us still have limited time […]

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Put yourself on a training plan to meet your goals

If you want success in life, you need a plan. Whether it’s wanting to retire at a certain age or finding the job of your dreams, having a plan is key. The same holds true for fitness and athletics, a method that is referred to as periodization. This involves developing a long-term training plan that […]

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Training tools to add variety to your workouts

It can be challenging to stay motivated with an exercise routine. The human body and mind have a certain threshold when it comes to doing the same thing over and over again, particularly with exercise. The good news is you don’t have to limit yourself to free weights and cardio machines. Several training devices today […]

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Plyometric training is for everyone

“Plyometric Training”Bounding, jumping, catching and throwing oh my!  These are some of the common exercises you may hear of when it comes to plyometrics.  But what exactly is plyometrics?  When you break the word down into its greek roots, plyometric literally means to increase measure (plio = more; metric = measure).  Specifically, plyometric training refers […]

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How to (not!) get fat in five easy steps – by Mike Adams

You may think it’s strange to find a “How-To” article focusing on five easy steps for adding fat to your body. You might say that we already know how to do that: two thirds of the people in the United States are overweight and one third are considered clinically obese. Obviously we’ve mastered this topic.But […]

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Three training principles for fitness success

There are many benefits to resistance training, and many of us make it a consistent part of our fitness routine. Individual motivation can range anywhere from improving athletic performance to increasing muscle tone and definition. No matter what you are trying to achieve, there are certain training principles that should be followed to ensure long-term […]

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Don’t skip the flexibility training

Flexibility training is often the most overlooked and skipped part of a workout. With so many areas to address such as core, strength and cardio conditioning, it can be difficult to fit in. However, flexibility shouldn’t be neglected, especially when you consider the benefits. Flexibility training can help improve posture, increase mobility, and produce a […]

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Adding a warm up can improve your golf game

Does this sound familiar? You have a 10:00 am tee time. The morning has slipped away and you find yourself pulling into the parking lot with only five minutes to spare. Quickly you grab your clubs and rush inside the pro shop to pay before making your way to the first hole to tee off. […]

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