By Matt FellerThere are a number of things to consider when choosing a personal trainer. One of the first things to consider is the trainers background and training. What is his/her degree in? Do they even have a degree? What type of certifications does the trainer have? Are their certifications from quality and respected organizations within the industry. What type of experience...
By Mike HauswaldYes and no!!! First off I highly recommend that you change your workout routine as much as possible so that your body does not adapt to the same movements, reps and rest periods. Secondly I recommend it because most people will probably just get board doing the same thing over and over again which could lead to quitting working out all together. ...
By Andrew GibbonsWarming up before working out is primarily important for avoiding injury. By warming up you increase blood flow to your muscles and raise your body's core temperature. Getting your body warm you also increase flexibility and general range of motion for your joints. It can also be a great way to get yourself in "workout mode" in other words mentally preparing...
By Angie Juricak- Plan your menu for the whole week and then make your list- Spend the most time in the produce section, the first area you encounter in most grocery stores and usually the largest- Look for short ingredient list- Frozen Foods. Frozen fruits and vegetables (without sauce) are a convenient way to help fill in the produce gap, especially in winter.- Breads:Look...
Trainer Tuesday's: How can I stay motivated to work out in the winter?
A healthier and crunchy twist to chicken wings:Cornflake-Crusted Baked Chicken by Angie Juricak R.D.Ingredients4 bone-in, skinless chicken drumsticks4 bone-in, skinless chicken thighsCoarse salt and freshly ground pepper1 large egg2 cups crushed cornflakes1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, (optional)DirectionsPreheat oven to 400 degrees. Rinse chicken, and...
Our way of saying Thank You for another great year!
Watch your trainers sing off key!
As part of our giving back to the community this year, FT is proud to announce our participation in the 2nd annual Tough Mudder Challenge. The Tough Mudder is a 13 mile endurance challenge with a grueling obstacle course being held in Beaver Creek. The Tough Mudder is a great event to train for to and to test your mental toughness. It is funded by the Wounded Warrior Project...
WOM - April