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October Client Spotlight!

Cailin Livingstone Oct 2, 2019 Fitness

How long have you been an FT client? 4 Years!   What do you attribute your success: Accountability of the trainers! What is your favorite exercise? MA: Planks John: Anything with weights What is your least favorite exercise? MA: Burpees John: Planks What is your favorite “cheat meal”? Both:...

September Client Spotlight!

Cailin Livingstone Sep 2, 2019 Fitness

Q: How long have you been an FT client? A: 6 Months Q: Biggest accomplishments so far from working with FT? A: I'm able to wheel further than before and lift heavier!  Q: What is your favorite exercise? A: Bicep curls!  Q: Least favorite exercise?  A: Battle Ropes! Q: What is your favorite cheat meal? A: Pasta Q: When you're...

The Importance of Core Strength

Connor Gray, CPT Sep 26, 2019 Fitness

One of the biggest fascinations that comes along with working out and staying active is having a flat, six-pack stomach. Most people would more than likely assume that having a six-pack of abs would mean having a strong “core.” However, the abs are not the only muscles that make up the ever important core. Your core consists of the muscles in your lower back, obliques,...

The Importance and Benefits of Active Recovery

Connor Gray CPT Aug 22, 2019 Fitness

  If you are someone who looks forward to their days off from the gym, then you agree with a majority of people. Most would assume their “day off” would be used as laying on the couch watching your favorite show on Netflix. However, incorporating active rest into your days off can come as an extreme benefit. So, what is active recovery? According to...

July Client of the Month

Kalie Bella CPT Jul 25, 2019 Fitness

Q: How long have you been a Fitness Together client? A: 4 months! Q: To what do you attribute your success? A: The motivation I get from my trainers and family. Q: What is your favorite exercise? A: Wall sit Q: What is your least favorite exercise? A: Burpees Q: What is your favorite "cheat meal"? A: Cheeseburger Q: When you are not exercising,...

The Benefits of HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training)

Connor Gray CPT Jul 16, 2019 Fitness

Recently, there has been a new, popular trend in fitness that many people are beginning to incorporate for their workouts. This new workout plan is HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training. So, what is HIIT? HIIT is a training technique that comprises of quick bursts of intense exercise at one hundred percent. A short recovery, sometimes active, period of rest follows the exercises....

June Client of the Month

Kalie Bella CPT Jul 3, 2019 Fitness

Q: How long have you been an FT client? A: LISA: 7 months   RICK: 6 months Q: What is your favorite exercise? A: LISA: Walking   RICK: anything upper body Q: What is your favorite “cheat meal”? A: LISA: Pasta   RICK: Anything fried Q: What is your favorite movie of all time? A: LISA: My Big Fat Greek Wedding ...

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...

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 &...

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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