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Ask The Trainer:"Why does blood pressure matter?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil Mar 19, 2019 Fit Fun

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT About 76 million adult Americans have high blood pressure, or hypertension. That means they have a top (systolic) number of 140 or higher or a bottom (diastolic) number of 90 or higher. Most of them don't have their blood pressure under control. Inflammation of the body's arteries resulting from high blood pressure creates a...

Trainer Corner: Help Your Body Move Properly

Mar 13, 2019 Fitness Tips

When it comes to learning how to move your body properly during your workouts, it’s all about picturing everyday activities, says Dan Goulet, owner of the top-performing Fitness Together in Medfield, Massachusetts. Goulet says the best way to engage that mind/body connection is to picture your body doing things that you already recognize in the outside world. We spoke to Goulet to get a few of his best external cues you can take back to your own workouts …

Ask The Trainer:"What is Eustress?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil, Nikki Davis Mar 12, 2019 Fit Fun

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT   Eustress is considered good stress or more positive stress that generates within us a desire to achieve and overcome a challenge. While some events can provoke a good type of excitement a better reaction and perception of what causes us stress and what we perceive we are capable of doing about it is what eustress is all about. Earvin...

Five Healthy One-Pan Dinner Recipes To Try

Mar 6, 2019 Fitness Tips

March is National Nutrition Month, and to kick it off, we’re rounding up some of our favorite one-pan healthy dinners you can make at home with ease. All you need is a sheet-pan, an oven and an appetite for a tasty and inspired meal, which will have you in the kitchen for minimal time.

Ask The Trainer:"What is and how do we use the FMS"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil, Nikki Davis Mar 5, 2019 Fit Fun

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT FMS stand for Functional Movement Screen. It consists of a series of movements used to test mobility and stability in the body. It is also used to test for any asymmetry that may exist in certain areas. The FMS gives us a clearer picture of what exercises to incorporate in an individual’s routine, as well as determining what exercises...

Your First Session with a Personal Trainer

Feb 27, 2019 Fitness Tips

Maybe you’ve thought about working with a personal trainer, but the thought of getting started strikes dentist-office-like fear in your mind.

You’re probably imagining what it will be like when you first step foot into the studio to meet with your personal trainer. You may be asking yourself - Will the trainer act like a drill sergeant and push me too hard? Will the studio be crowded? Will I be on display? Will this actually be the right solution for me?

Fear not, your first personal training session at Fitness Together will consist of a comfortable and well-orchestrated process to uncover your goals and talk through where you are feeling stuck. Your personal trainer’s goal will be to support you on your fitness journey and create a custom fitness program to meet your goals. The first session is designed to get to know you and your specific needs.

Ask The Trainer:"What is NEAT?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil, Nikki Davis Feb 26, 2019 Fit Fun

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT NEAT stands for non-exercise activity thermogenesis. In other words it is the energy expended for everything that isn’t sleep or eating or sports exercise related. Things like walking to the store or doing yard work even just sitting around and fidgeting are examples of NEAT. Burning calories throughout the day without thinking about...

Three Ways to Stay Accountable to Your Health Goals

Feb 20, 2019 Fitness Tips

When you decide to make a change in your lifestyle for the better, you don’t have to go at it alone. In order to be successful, you should employ a few accountability tactics to ensure you stay on the right track and make progress little by little. Here are three great ways to be accountable …

Ask The Trainer:"What are simple and complex carbohydrates?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil, Nikki Davis Feb 20, 2019 Nutrition

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT Carbohydrates are sugars that come in 2 main forms called simple and complex. They can also be  referred to as simple sugars and starches. The difference between a simple and complex carb is in how quickly it is digested and absorbed. Simple carbs consist of raw sugar,  brown sugar, corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup ,glucose,...

Introducing our new Nutrition Program

Kyle Radomski Feb 17, 2019 Nutrition

                                    +                                     We're excited to announce that we are NOW OFFERING Precision Nutrition to all new clients...

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