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Five Healthy Side Dishes You Can Take to a BBQ This Summer

Jun 19, 2019 Fitness Tips

When the weather heats up in the summertime, it’s a great chance to gather with your friends and family to enjoy good food, company and sunshine. Typical barbecue fare isn’t always the healthiest, so take it upon yourself to contribute at least one lighter side dish to the party that has just as much taste as the unhealthy version.

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Connor Gray, CPT Jun 18, 2019 Fitness

In a typical daily routine of an average person, staying hydrated is often lost and forgotten about. For some reason, drinking water for some gets lost in the back of the mind and is forgotten about for most parts of the day. The human body depends on water for survival so it is always necessary to stay hydrated throughout the day! Dehydration can have many negative effects...

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.

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.

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.

May Client of the Month

Kalie Bella, CPT May 21, 2019 Fitness

Q: How long have you been an FT client? A: 2+ years Q: What is your favorite exercise? A: Rows Q: What is your least favorite exercise? A: Jumping jacks & goblet squats Q: What is your favorite “cheat meal”? A: Pizza Q: When you aren’t exercising, what do you like to do with your free time? A: Anything outside or in my arts &...

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.

Physical Activity vs. Exercise

Sara Kuhns CPT Apr 26, 2019 Fitness

How many times have you heard that you should be getting more cardio in as part of your exercise routine? You may have thought to yourself, "I already took my dog for a walk this morning around the neighborhood so I already did my cardio for the day..." or something along those lines. While this is a great example of getting in physical activity, it is not the same...

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