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Five Beneficial Health and Wellness Books

Nov 13, 2019 Fitness Tips

Reading is so much more than entertainment, it’s a chance to expand your horizons, challenge your mind and educate yourself on parts of life where you may need a little help. Here are our top five health and wellness books that do just that.

Three Helpful Habits to Add to Your Evening Routine

Nov 6, 2019 Fitness Tips

We already know that some of the most successful people in the world swear by their morning routines to start their days, but at Fitness Together, we believe the nighttime routine is just as essential for your overall health and wellbeing. Here are three helpful habits to add to your evening routine.

How to Alleviate Lower Back Pain Through Exercise

Oct 30, 2019 Fitness Tips

Have you ever bent down to grab something and felt a sharp pain in your back? You’re not alone. Lower back pain is incredibly common, and yet, it’s a condition that can be prevented and mitigated by the right movement. 

How to Finish the Year Strong

Oct 16, 2019 Fitness Tips

Wouldn’t it feel amazing to head into next year further along than you were in year’s past? The best way to do that is to keep up your momentum and work toward what you want to achieve.

Five Healthy Lunch and Dinner Recipes Featuring Pumpkin

Oct 9, 2019 Fitness Tips

If you’re interested in adding some pumpkin to your diet this season, here are five of our favorite healthy lunch and dinner recipes featuring the most popular winter squash — the pumpkin.

Non-Food Rewards for Achieving Your Goals

Oct 2, 2019 Fitness Tips

When was the last time you did something to reward yourself? If you can’t remember, then it may be time to change that. It is very beneficial to set short-term goals. Once you achieve them, give yourself a pat on the back with something special in order to keep up the momentum.

Trainer Corner: Two Stretches to do at the End of A Workout

Sep 25, 2019 Fitness Tips

The last few minutes of a workout may seem nonessential, but the cooldown is an important component of setting yourself up for success for the next workout. To find out more, we spoke to Shaun Phillips, owner of Fitness Together Winnetka on the North Shore of Chicago.

Three Things to Do Every Morning to Create a Better Day

Sep 18, 2019 Fitness Tips

The way your day starts sets the tone for everything that follows. That’s why it’s very important to be intentional about your morning routine. While we know that you don’t have much time to spend on intricate and unrealistic wellness practices, there are a few short and simple things you can do each morning to ensure you find a better footing to take on the rest of the day with ease.

Foam Rolling 101: What Is It & Why Should You Be Doing It

Sep 12, 2019 Fitness Tips

While it may seem like just another thing that your trainer is telling you to do, foam rolling is absolutely essential in your workout routine and offers a ton of benefit outside of the gym. Not only is foam rolling a self-massage at no cost, but it also primes your body for movement and helps your recovery process as well. Here's more.

Three Ways to Use Your Phone Less During the Day

Sep 4, 2019 Fitness Tips

Cutting down on the time you use your phone each day will save you wasted minutes that you could be spending on work, with friends and family or on your health and wellness. In addition, cutting down will give you more mental space to come up with new ideas, daydream and be grateful, rather than worrying about what the latest post is on Instagram.

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