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The Importance of Strength Training for Senior Citizens

James Re May 15, 2019 News

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.

One of the most beneficial types of exercise for senior citizens is strength training, and that can come in many forms: with free weights, resistance bands, machines or even just bodyweight

How Exercise and Nutrition Support Your Mental Health

James Re May 1, 2019 News

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.

Current research tells us that working out and eating nutritious foods doesn’t just make you healthy, but it also improves your mindset on life, giving you a better chance of warding off symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Five Ways to Get Your Cardio Done Outdoors this Spring

James Re Apr 23, 2019 Cardio

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to get outside and get your heart-rate up with some classic cardiovascular exercising. We think the following methods of movement in the sunshine will be a breath of fresh air for your fitness routine and will be fun too. (Don’t forget to hydrate and wear sunscreen while you’re out there.)

Five exercises you can do to reduce your stress

James Re Apr 10, 2019 Strength

No matter what exercise you choose, make sure you spend time actively trying to reduce your stress as it's one of the most important things you can do.

How to Stay Healthy During Your Spring Break Travel

James Re Mar 27, 2019 Fit Fun

Travel is good for the soul, but oftentimes, it’s not good for the waistline. This spring, if you’re planning to get away, we want you armed with a few tips to stay healthy, happy and feeling good while you’re out seeing the world.

Five Simple and Healthy Snacks with Protein

James Re Mar 20, 2019 Nutrition

Snacking has a bad reputation, and that’s because so many “snack foods” are full of processed ingredients, sugar, additives and calories — and those store-bought packaged goods aren’t doing your health goals any favors. However, when done properly, snacking on healthy food is an excellent way to keep your energy up between meals, get in additional valuable macro- and micronutrients and make sure you don’t end up too hungry and overeat at your next sitting.

Your First Session with a Personal Trainer

James Re Mar 13, 2019 Strength

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.

Five Healthy One-Pan Dinner Recipes To Try

James Re Mar 9, 2019 Nutrition

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.

Three Ways to Stay Accountable to Your Health Goals

James Re Feb 27, 2019 Nutrition

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.

Trainer Corner: How and Why to Do the Glute Bridge

James Re Feb 19, 2019 Strength

Fitness doesn’t have to be complicated, and sometimes it’s the simplest of moves that can be the most effective.The hip bridge is a great exercise to strengthen the glutes, including the muscles around the hips, abductors and hamstrings

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