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Summer is Just Around the Corner!

May 15, 2024

You can feel summer in the air—the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and each day is a little bit longer than the last. Most of us find ourselves spending more and more time outside as the air begins to warm. Fitness Together® studios are working to help you be ready for anything and everything that summer has to bring!

Here, let’s take a look at some simple strategies you can implement to support a healthy summer, as well as some of the reasons why summer is a fantastic time to take your health to the next level.

Top Reasons for Hiring a Personal Trainer

May 1, 2024

The goal of this blog is to go into depth on a few of the reasons people hire a personal trainer and provide information about the value personal trainers provide to their clients. There are a number of different reasons an individual may be looking to hire a personal trainer. Not every person has the same reasons. But most of the time, people hire a personal trainer for a multitude of reasons rather than just one.

Making Healthy Habits Stick

Apr 15, 2024

If you struggle to keep your motivation high after the initial excitement of a goal fades, you’re not alone. Willpower eventually runs out, leaving you to fall back on your habits to keep you moving forward. Here, you’ll explore how you can create habits that stick, even after the excitement of beginning to work towards a goal begins to fade.

The Importance of Compound Lifts

Apr 3, 2024

When it comes to strength training, most people have a few specific areas they’d like to focus on. They are looking for exercises to make their arms, abs, butt, etc. look better or more “toned”. They generally will find and perform exercises that are isolation movements for that particular area they’d like to work on. Very often, they completely overlook compound movements.

Results come from work—not luck. Let's get started!

Mar 18, 2024

It can be all too easy to attribute a healthy, fit body and mind to luck, but nothing could be further from the truth. If you’ve tried to hit fitness goals and have missed the mark you set for yourself, you’re not alone! Taking control of your fitness journey isn’t just empowering—it also starts the process of digging in and working toward the success you want.

Carbs aren't evil

Mar 5, 2024

One of the biggest misconceptions related to nutrition is that carbs are bad and need to be avoided at all costs in order to reach your weight loss goals. This idea is perpetuated by bad information via social media and other health/diet fads usually promoted by people looking to sell some product they are promoting.

Is Exercise a Form of Self-Love? Absolutely—Here’s Why

Feb 14, 2024

At Fitness Together® studios, experienced personal trainers are here to support you no matter where you’re at in your journey. Here, we’ll take a look at how you can change your mindset when it comes to working toward becoming your healthiest self.

The Pros and Cons of Fitness "Wearables"

Jan 30, 2024

In today’s fitness world, “wearables” such as Fitbits, Apple watches and other devices have become very popular. For many people, they help to provide motivation and a sort of "gamification" to working out that helps them stay engaged and can make exercise more fun. For others, they can lead to an obsession with numbers and a poor relationship with exercise.

Fitness Together Studios Got You–No Matter the Weather

Jan 29, 2024

Winter weather is finally here to stay, and at a Fitness Together® studio, the personal trainers are on your team through every step of your fitness journey. No matter what mother nature throws at you, a Fitness Together team is with you to help you feel your best. If you’re having a tough time staying active during the winter months, you’re not alone. American adults are 31% less active during the winter months.

The problem with not eating enough

Jan 3, 2024

When most of us think about dieting, we think about eating less and exercising more. Simple. But time and time again, people try this strategy and fail to lose weight. Some even gain weight. Others lose weight, but their body composition actually gets worse. Meaning their body fat percentage goes up. So, even though they are now smaller and weigh less on the scale, they have less muscle than before and more of their total body weight is made up of fat. Why does this happen? The answer is simple but counter-intuitive.

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