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Your First Session with a Personal Trainer

Feb 27, 2019 Fitness Tips

Maybe you’ve thought about working with a personal trainer, but the thought of getting started strikes dentist-office-like fear in your mind.

You’re probably imagining what it will be like when you first step foot into the studio to meet with your personal trainer. You may be asking yourself - Will the trainer act like a drill sergeant and push me too hard? Will the studio be crowded? Will I be on display? Will this actually be the right solution for me?

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. Your personal trainer’s goal will be to support you on your fitness journey and create a custom fitness program to meet your goals. The first session is designed to get to know you and your specific needs.

Three Ways to Stay Accountable to Your Health Goals

Feb 20, 2019 Fitness Tips

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. Here are three great ways to be accountable …

Trainer Corner: How and Why to do the Hip Bridge

Feb 13, 2019 Fitness Tips

Fitness doesn’t have to be complicated, and sometimes it’s the simplest of moves that can be the most effective. We spoke to David Diaz, owner of Fitness Together Edgewater located outside of Denver, about one of his favorite simple moves — the hip bridge — an exercise found in workout routines for the beginner all the way to the advanced.

All About Heart Health: What You Need to Know

Feb 6, 2019 Fitness Tips

February is American Heart Month and that makes it the perfect time to talk about heart disease, which is currently the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States is due to heart disease. With staggering statistics like this, it’s clear more awareness and prevention is needed, because the risk of heart disease can be significantly decreased through leading a healthy lifestyle.

How Kathy Lost 60 Pounds with Accountability and Consistency

Jan 23, 2019 Fitness Tips

With no exercise history and quite a bit of weight to lose, Kathy found Fitness Together Northborough in Massachusetts and decided to give personal training a try. She had never worked with a personal trainer before and had only dabbled on walking on the treadmill with various gym memberships, which never stuck. She had high blood pressure, low energy and was worried about her future if she kept doing things the way she was.

Three Daily Habits of Healthy People

Jan 16, 2019 Fitness Tips

Sometimes it seems like the world of health and fitness can be incredibly confusing. There are so many mixed messages, workout programs, fad diets, fitness products and people trying to sell to you, that it can be very hard to know what’s right. Believe it or not, being healthy doesn’t have to be complicated.

How to Get a Better Night of Sleep Every Night to Feel Great

Jan 9, 2019 Fitness Tips

If there was one thing you could work on that would give you positive benefits in almost every other area of your life through improved health, energy and mental clarity, would you want to do it? We bet you would. That thing is sleep. And we’re not just talking about getting more sleep, but getting better sleep.

Why You Shouldn’t Make New Year’s Resolutions This Year

Jan 2, 2019 Fitness Tips

It’s been found that more than 80 percent of people fail at their New Year’s resolutions by February, once the luster of resolution season wears off, and only about 8 percent of people stick with their resolutions throughout the full year. So maybe this year is the year to resolve NOT to make a resolution at all.

How Fitness Together Gives Clients More Than Just Workouts

Dec 26, 2018 Fitness Tips

“It’s not just about weight loss,” says Stacy Adams, a Fitness Together studio owner and trainer. “You can truly see a change in someone when they improve their whole lifestyle.”

And that’s the kind of change that Fitness Together helps to facilitate at each of its studios, with comprehensive nutrition, wellness and even accountability programs.

“Without the full approach, you are doing a disservice to your clients,” she said. “If you just do the workouts, you don’t get results. At Fitness Together, we like to offer all the pieces of the puzzle and be a one-stop shop, so people don’t have to go to multiple places.”

In fact, it was the breadth of services and private-tailored approach that drew Adams to the Fitness Together company years ago. She joined Fitness Together as a manager of a studio and then jumped at the opportunity to open her own location in Central Georgetown a few years later, and she’s now been with the company for more than a decade.

Five Gift Ideas for a Health-Focused Friend

Dec 19, 2018 Fitness Tips

It’s the age-old question: What do you buy for the health-focused person who has everything? This year make your friend extra excited when they open the package from you, by gifting them something useful that will also help them stay true to their fitness and wellness goals.

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