Fitness & Exercise

Add Strength Training to your cardio workouts

Adding Strength Training Into Your Cardio Routine: Part 2

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May 20th, 2019

If you’re seeking to gain greater muscle definition, visible strength, or want to better address muscle imbalances, there’s no need to add expensive equipment to your strength training workouts. Incorporating a few dumbbells and resistance bands isn’t a big investment in time or space and you can even tuck some into an ottoman or under […]

5 spring workouts to do that are free

5 Free Ways to Get in Shape This Spring

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May 17th, 2019

Spring has finally begun to blossom. The days are getting longer and warmer, and soon trees will be lush and flowers will be in full bloom. Summer will be here in no time, which means tank tops, shorts, and bikinis for some. For others, it means rock climbing, swimming or long bike rides. Unsurprisingly, spring […]

Adding Strength to Your Cardio Workouts

Adding Strength Training Into Your Cardio Routine

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May 13th, 2019

Are tight schedules and a lack of equipment keeping you from getting the benefits of strength training? If you find yourself making excuses rather than making your workouts, it’s time to develop a program that works with you and your schedule. Low equipment and no equipment forms of strength training are excellent ways to build […]

Get Your Body ready for the beach

How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks – Weeks 5 & 6

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April 30th, 2019

Congratulations on making it halfway through the challenge! Weeks 3 & 4 focused on increasing your intensity and introduced more weight with resistance bands and dumbbells. Coming up with weeks 5 & 6 we will add on additional workouts throughout the week. Some days will have both an AM & PM exercise. Saturdays will also introduce […]

Indoor Cycling- woman on a Matrix Fitness Exercise Bike.

Best Indoor Cycling Hacks to Burn the Most Calories

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April 18th, 2019

Indoor cycling burns serious calories.  Cycling workouts get the heart pumping and leaves your metabolism jacked for hours, without impact on your joints.  So if a calorie churning workout is what draws you to your indoor cycling training, it makes sense to maximize efforts to increase the calorie burn.  Wondering how to do it?  Here […]

Beach Body Workout in 8 weeks

How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks – Weeks 3 & 4

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April 16th, 2019

I hope weeks 1 & 2 of our Beach Body Series went well for you. If you haven’t started yet, that’s okay, it’s never too late. Starting this week we are going to increase our intensity and start challenging ourselves a little bit more. To accomplish this we will add in some weight training with […]

Beach Body Workout

How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks

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April 1st, 2019

Can you feel it?! The warmth is coming . . .  and with that means summer is coming too! Get in shape and get ready for the beach (and a beach body)! Our wonderful Joli, certified personal trainer, has put together this amazing 8 week program to help us feel and look great on the […]

Woman excited about her fat burning treadmill workout.

Fat Burning Treadmill Workout -Easy to Follow Steps

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March 29th, 2019

Now that you’re all set up with the basics of exactly how to run on a treadmill, it’s time to get more specific and use your treadmill to reach certain goals. For many of you, the number one goal is fat loss. Below are some easy to follow steps for a successful fat burning treadmill workout. […]

Woman holds onto a treadmill

How to do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Treadmill Workouts

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March 18th, 2019

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the top training trends in the fitness industry today. In addition to being a good challenge (the words “high intensity” in the title give that away), HIIT treadmill workouts can be quick and very effective. While there are many ways to get in a HIIT workout (bodyweight […]

Circuit Training in the comfort of your own home

Quick, Intense Circuit Training in the Comfort of Your Own Home

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March 7th, 2019

Let’s face it, there are times when we just can’t get to the gym for a workout. Maybe you have a little one at home, or have a tight schedule, or you simply don’t want to deal with the hustle and bustle of a busy gym and having to fight the crowds. Sounds like the […]

Sprint 8 is the perfect fitness solution for beginners to experienced athletes.

Have the Courage to Try Sprint 8 – It’s for Beginners too!

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February 28th, 2019

You may have heard about the scientifically proven Sprint 8 program that will blast up to 27% of your body fat away in just 8 weeks. If this sounds intimidating, it really isn’t. You can accomplish this goal in exercising for 20 minutes a day for 3 days a week. The goal of Sprint 8 […]

Man on Upright Exercise Bike doing a HIIT exercise bike workout

Why You’ll Love HIIT Exercise Bike Workouts (and How to Do One)

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February 19th, 2019

High Intensity Interval Training is one of the most popular and effective approaches to cardiovascular exercise. Research demonstrates that HIIT bike workouts reduce body fat, increase cardiovascular capacity, and even help to control type II diabetes.  On top of that, HIIT exercise bike workouts are efficient.  Replacing one or more of your moderate intensity cardio […]