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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.

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. 

Ditch the Diet and Drop the Guilt!

Kara Sabatino RD LD May 14, 2019 Nutrition

Mindset is huge in a healthy lifestyle. Many clients come to us looking for exercise and diet to help them lose weight or hit a specific goal. Many people have such a laser focus on a goal that they are willing to do just about anything to get there. However, the most important thing we need to evaluate is how we can stay at that goal - and become healthier physically and mentally. Sometimes you have to work from the inside out.

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.

The Best Snacks for Air Travel

Laurie Norris Apr 26, 2019 Nutrition

If you have ever been on a flight that lasted more than a couple hours, you know that those little bags of peanuts or pretzels just don’t satisfy those hunger pangs. There is a lot to consider though, before packing a snack. First of all, if you bring something from home, you have to make sure it can get through airport security. Containers cannot have any more than...

Five Ways to Get Your Cardio Done Outdoors this Spring

Apr 17, 2019 Fitness Tips

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.

Are you eating enough to lose weight?

Kara Sabatino RD LD Apr 11, 2019 Nutrition

The resting metabolic rate (RMR) is an essential aspect of weight loss. Many people are not aware of what their resting metabolic rate is and how it can affect their weight loss. Resting metabolic rate is basically how many calories your body needs to perform basic functions like breathing, circulation, digestion. All of these functions perform regardless of our physical activity- that is why it is called “resting.”

Trainer Corner: The Low Down on Cardio

Apr 10, 2019 Fitness Tips

Love it or hate it, cardio, or “cardiovascular exercise,” is an integral part of a training program. But how much should you do? When should you do it? And what should you be doing?

To get the answers to these age-old questions, we spoke to Jeremy Savaet, a lead trainer with Fitness Together Poland, in the Youngstown area of Ohio.

The Top Five Exercises You Can Do To Reduce Your Stress

Apr 3, 2019 Fitness Tips

While some people wear stress as a badge of honor, we know that too much stress can lead to a host of health issues that can negatively affect your life. That’s why, in honor of Stress Awareness Month this April, we wanted to share the best exercises you can do to reduce your stress.

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