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Sitting Too Much? Tips to Get Moving

Apr 9, 2021

Wanna hear some crazy numbers? You might want to sit down for this. (But just for a minute or two.) According to the CDC: Approximately 1 in 4 Americans sit for more than 8 hours a day. More 40 percent of these individuals say they do not take part in regular, daily exercise. Conversely, less than 4 percent spend less than 4 hours a day sitting and partake in routine...

Strength Training Moves You Can Do with Common Household Objects

Mar 23, 2021

Membership to a quality fitness studio comes with multiple perks including one-on-one interaction with a trainer and a clean, comfortable environment for exercise.   Occasionally, however, we’re unable to get to the studio for a number of reasons, or we wish to supplement our regularly scheduled workouts with some added reps in between classes. Still, many...

Are Custom Virtual Fitness Classes Effective?

Mar 8, 2021

Virtual meetings for work and recreation have become a daily part of life over the last year. But how many times do we actually question the efficacy of a board meeting on Zoom, or a virtual book club?

Personalized Virtual Fitness Classes vs. Fitness Apps

Feb 22, 2021

Whether enrolling in personalized virtual fitness classes or downloading the latest fitness app, workout enthusiasts and first timers have so many options to choose from when it comes to pursuing a healthier lifestyle these days. It can be tricky deciding where to invest your hard-earned money and your fleeting time. Fitness apps offer a wealth of convenience, eliminating...

Put New Fitness Assessments to Work for Safer Results

Feb 10, 2021

Fitness Together Ellicott City is taking a new approach to our fitness assessments, helping clients to gain a better understanding of their progress.

Find an Accountability Partner and Never Stray from Your Fitness Track

Jan 28, 2021

Psychology is a kick, isn’t it? Did you know? If you make a promise to another person, telling them that you will complete a project or commit to a certain course of action – you are far more likely to follow-through. Let’s face it – excuses are so easy to come up with. Left to our own vices, talking ourselves out of a trip to the fitness studio so...

Return to Exercise After Injury with A Personal Trainer

Jan 8, 2021

Whether you sprained your ankle while jogging or broke your elbow falling off a ladder, injuries are a surefire way to keep you on the bench, and out of the fitness studio. The desire to rush back into exercise can be a strong one, for both young and old, alike. In fact, for older adults, falls are the predominant cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions, with one...

5 Easy At-Home Fitness Hacks When Old Man Winter Hits

Dec 28, 2020

Looking for some at-home fitness hacks to turn to once the weather turns ugly? Look no further. Saying that winter weather in the Mid-Atlantic can be unpredictable is an understatement. While we haven’t seen a great deal of precipitation yet this year, it’s more than likely that at some point before the season is over, we’ll be stuck at home once again –...

Fitness Wearables - The Gift That Keeps Giving This Holiday Season

Dec 17, 2020

Fitness trackers are all the rage among workout enthusiasts and are likely to be one of the most popular holiday gifts among adults once again in 2020. From industry forerunner the Fitbit to the Apple Watch, gadgets galore are available to help you optimize your workout regimen. But not all fitness wearables are created equal. And just like your exercise routine, if you’re...

Active Aging is the Prescription for Thriving in Mid-Life and Beyond

Nov 24, 2020

Active aging does not mean watching the paint dry while marking off days on the calendar. Also known as healthy aging, it is the process of optimizing our physical and mental welfare now so that our brains and bodies are up to any tasks we may need them for later on down the road. Most importantly, active aging is not solely about improving one’s own life (though that’s...

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