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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.

Ask The Trainer:"Why should we do mobility exercises?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil, Nikki Davis Jun 11, 2019

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT Mobility training can improve the range of motion of our joints and muscles. It can assist in improving our posture. Mobility training can alleviate everyday aches and pains as well as improve our body awareness. Mobility training can be used as part of your warm-up for your workout, or you can use it within your training in the form of active...

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.

Ask The Trainer:"What is the best cardio for weight loss?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil May 28, 2019

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT If your goal is weight loss and you are already on a specific resistance training program that is focused on burning fat, you can increase your daily fat burning by adding additional cardio to your routine. Generally 20-30 minutes of cardio at a fat burning heart rate zone will increase the amount of calories you burn throughout the day. Being...

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.

Ask The Trainer:"The benefits of Supersets and Drop sets?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil, Nikki Davis May 21, 2019

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT The benefits of supersets are that they  save time by reducing the rest interval between two exercises. Shortening the rest period between sets will increase intensity by performing more work in less time. Supersets also allow you to increase the intensity of your workout by overloading a muscle. The reason why drop sets work...

2019 May Client of the Month

May 18, 2019 News

  Congratulations to Cynthia, our May Client of the Month!!!  Cynthia joined the FT family with the goal of getting stronger & increasing her bone density,  improving endurance & stamina for her hikes, as well improving her balance for everyday life.  Since joining we have seen her make tremendous improvements in all of these areas...

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. 

Ask The Trainer:"What is neuromuscular training?"

Christian Agudelo, Earvin Bahena, Spencer O'Neil, Nikki Davis May 14, 2019

Christian Agudelo, ACSM - CPT Neuromuscular training focuses on performing exercises that train the nerves and muscles to react and communicate. Neuromuscular training programs are designed to both increase the strength of the knee joint and increase the individual’s awareness of proper balance and technique. The programs accomplish this goal by using a number of...

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.

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