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Should you always be sore after a workout?

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Should You Always Be Sore After a Workout?

You see your fellow exercisers the day after a hard workout, seemingly feeling pretty proud about their sore triceps, their abs so tender that it hurts to cough, and their inability to climb stairs without wincing. And sure, you worked hard with your trainer, but if you’re not sore does it mean that you didn’t work hard enough? The answer is a stipulation-heavy combination of yes and no. 

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.

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.

Trainer Corner: The Low Down on Cardio

Apr 10, 2019 Fitness Tips

Love it or hate it, cardio, or “cardiovascular exercise,” is an integral part of a training program. But how much should you do? When should you do it? And what should you be doing?

To get the answers to these age-old questions, we spoke to Jeremy Savaet, a lead trainer with Fitness Together Poland, in the Youngstown area of Ohio.

The Top Five Exercises You Can Do To Reduce Your Stress

Apr 3, 2019 Fitness Tips

While some people wear stress as a badge of honor, we know that too much stress can lead to a host of health issues that can negatively affect your life. That’s why, in honor of Stress Awareness Month this April, we wanted to share the best exercises you can do to reduce your stress.

How to Stay Healthy During Your Spring Break Travel

Mar 27, 2019 Fitness Tips

Travel is good for the soul, but oftentimes, it’s not good for the waistline. This spring, if you’re planning to get away, we want you armed with a few tips to stay healthy, happy and feeling good while you’re out seeing the world.

Five Simple and Healthy Snacks with Protein

Mar 20, 2019 Fitness Tips

Snacking has a bad reputation, and that’s because so many “snack foods” are full of processed ingredients, sugar, additives and calories — and those store-bought packaged goods aren’t doing your health goals any favors. Here are some tasty and healthy higher-in-protein snack choices.

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