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Mastering the Snatch – Olympic Weightlifting for Functional Training

by April 11th, 2019

Olympic Weightlifting, also simply called Weightlifting, is growing in popularity, due largely to its inclusion in functional fitness style workouts.  The Snatch and Clean and Jerk (more on these later) are the only lifts included as competitive events in the sport of Weightlifting, though home and functional movement workouts include variations of these lifts.  This […]

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When to Increase Your Weights – Here’s How To Know.

by April 8th, 2019

You shouldn’t lift the same amount of weight for months or years on end. You need to challenge your muscles to continually work harder and become stronger. Here’s how to know when you’re ready to increase your weight.

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The Benefits of Using Stationary Bikes

by April 4th, 2019

New exercise routines and regimens seem to appear on a daily basis, and treadmills and ellipticals continue to be the most popular cardio pieces in the gym, but don’t overlook the stationary bikes. The benefits of using an stationary bike are numerous and diversified. It is a great workout for beginning exercisers, elite athletes, and those […]

Beach Body Workout

How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks

by 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 […]

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Fat Burning Treadmill Workout -Easy to Follow Steps

by 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. […]

Knee Strengthening Exercises

4 Knee Strengthening Exercises to Build Muscle and Alleviate Pain

by March 26th, 2019

Chances are, if you’re a regular exerciser you’ll suffer from the occasional ache and pain. And knee problems are right up there when it comes to those who experience some type of exercise-induced pain. If you’re one to suffer from occasional knee pain that comes out of nowhere and throws a wrench into your fitness […]

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See How Easy It Is to Lose Belly fat

by March 21st, 2019

Wondering how to lose belly fat?  Belly fat contributes to the development of high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and risk factors for heart disease.  Piling on a few extra pounds around the middle is a vicious cycle of insulin resistance and easy weight gain.  How do you break that cycle? You can lose belly […]

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

by 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 […]

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Echelon Bike Review – Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max Indoor Cycle

by March 14th, 2019

    An Echelon Bike Review of the Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max Indoor Cycle by Bob Cooke In this Echelon Bike review I’ll go over the quality of the exercise bike itself as well as the Echelon Fit App.   The Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max is a high quality indoor spin cycle that […]

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The Face Pull: Get the What, How, and Why

by March 11th, 2019

Many might be fooled into thinking the Face Pull is just another easy corrective exercise. The fact is it’s a versatile exercise that can be programmed as part of your dynamic warm-up or as part of your upper body strength routine. Face Pulls primarily work the rear deltoids (shoulders), rhomboids and the external rotators (infraspinatus […]

Circuit Training in the comfort of your own home

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

by 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 […]

Echelon Bike - The Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle - Product Review

Echelon Bike Review – Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle

by March 4th, 2019

Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle – Review by Bob Cooke Have you ever wished that you could enjoy the live spin class experience from your own home for a more affordable price? If so, then this Echelon bike is for you! Check out the Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle! Before we get into […]