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How to Get the Most Out of Your Treadmill Cardio Session

Jun 12, 2019 Fitness Tips

When was the last time you completed your cardio on the treadmill? We spoke to Fitness Together Owner Chris Howard to find out how to get more out of your next session.

Things Men Need to do to Keep Their Health in Check

Jun 5, 2019 Fitness Tips

Although men and women are created equal, the same cannot be said for the health of both sexes. In fact, it’s found that men are often quite a bit less healthy than their female counterparts and also die approximately five years sooner, on average too. The good news is there are many ways men can stay healthy! In honor of June being Men’s Health Month, we’ve compiled tips for men to consider to monitor, maintain and even improve their health with a key focus on preventing disease and death.

Apple Pie with Oatmeal Crust

May 28, 2019 Nutrition

Celebrate Memorial Day with this symbol of American culture—with a heart-healthy twist! Serve warm with low-fat vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt and fat-free whipped topping. A satisfying dessert that’s good for you and good for your heart!

Owner Corner: Owning a Fitness Together Franchise

May 22, 2019 Fitness Tips

Fitness Together offers a unique opportunity to open a personal training studio under a well-respected brand name with an incredible amount of support and guidance. To find out what it’s like to be a franchise owner with Fitness Together, we spoke to Holly Tamm, long-time owner of two studios, located in Mequon and Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.

The Importance of Strength Training for Senior Citizens

May 15, 2019 Fitness Tips

Gone are the days of thinking that when you reach a certain age you need to slow down your activity levels. In fact, now we know that senior citizens who are active and who exercise regularly are staying healthy, happy, functional and mobile for much longer than those who aren’t. 

Five Healthier Pantry Swaps You Can Make This Month

May 8, 2019 Fitness Tips

Spring is in full effect, so hopefully, you’ve begun the process of spring cleaning your home and life — and don’t forget the kitchen. One great place to do a spring cleaning is your pantry. Here are five swaps you can make to ensure you’re taking the rights steps toward a healthier diet at home.

How Exercise and Nutrition Support Your Mental Health

May 1, 2019 Fitness Tips

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, it’s time to talk about the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle that go far beyond what your body looks like — the benefits that support your mental well-being.

Can't Do A Pushup? With Proper Training You Probably Can!

Billy Pratt, CPT, PAS, GIPS, CFMSP Apr 29, 2019 Strength

I hear this a lot: “I’ve never been able to do a pushup!” or “I used to be able to but it’s been a long time since I could.”  There’s something ingrained in a lot of our minds about the primacy of doing pushups – whether it’s the (good or bad) memories of gym class in grade school or something even more deep-seated in...

Wild Rice With Pecans

Apr 29, 2019 Nutrition

      Whole grain goodness!       Food Weight: 3.0      Ingredients: Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/8threcipe, 229 grams or ~ 1 cup) 1 cup wild rice, uncooked 5 cups reduced sodium chicken broth 1 cup pecan halves shelled 1 cup golden raisins ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Grated...

Five Ways to Get Your Cardio Done Outdoors this Spring

Apr 17, 2019 Fitness Tips

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to get outside and get your heart-rate up with some classic cardiovascular exercising. We think the following methods of movement in the sunshine will be a breath of fresh air for your fitness routine and will be fun too.

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