Team Blogs

“How does the weight I’m lifting translate for different equipment and exercises?”  For example barbells, dumbbells and cables?” Hi Richard – Great Question!  Thanks for sending it in!  Next time you workout use these tips to determine your weight! A good rule of thumb is to double the weight of […]

Tips to Select the Appropriate Weight

The old saying, “You are what you eat!” has never been so true! Research and studies show time and time again that when you eat healthy, all natural, whole foods like fruits & vegetables and whole grains along with the proper amount of proteins, fats and carbohydrates you will be […]

Super Foods You Should Be Eating

No matter if your favorite team made it to the Super Bowl or not chances are you have a party to go to! I know in my house – it is almost the mid winter tradition! Food, fun, friends, family and of course football and fun to watch commercials! Maybe […]

Super Bowl Party and Healthy Eating

If you are like me you’re not a big fan of winter; however, for some people it is a far more series concern and a real medical condition. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) also referred to as the “wintertime blues” is a type of depression that mainly affects people during the […]

Beat the Wintertime Blues

Being fit and healthy should be on the top of our to-do list all year long, not just a focus on New Year’s Eve. However; studies from the University of Scranton show that 40 to 45% of Americans make one or more New Year’s Resolutions each year and you guessed […]

8 Easy Ways to Create Your Fitness Success this New ...

Laughter can be an effective ‘mini workout’. Research from Stanford University in California shows that laughing hard for just 20 seconds doubles your heart rate for about 1 minute afterward.  That’s the same result you’d get from 15 minutes on a stationary bike (though you won’t burn as many calories). […]

Laugh … It’s Good for You

8 Exercises, 5 Minutes | Less Stress By: Diane Catrambone, Certified Health/Wellness Coach Stress, most psychologists agree that some is good, providing you don’t get more than you can handle. These exercises can help you handle the stress that’s part of your busy and productive life. Deep Breathing Inhale deeply, feeling […]

Stress Busters for Everyday Life

Holiday decorating, the holiday season and winter time can be tough on your back. This time of year we lift more boxes, climb on ladders for holiday decorating and even shovel snow – definitely not one of my favorite things! All of these are activities that our bodies are not […]

 Holiday Decorating – stay safe and healthy

Happy Thanksgiving!  The holidays are such a great time of year! As cliche as it sounds, I am truly thankful for my family and those special friends that are just like family! I have to laugh because the recurring theme in the gym seems to be – I need to […]

Thanksgiving and Calories

Easy Tips to Enjoy Thanksgiving If you are like me, you love the Thanksgiving Turkey and all the fixings that go with it. Everything from the appetizers to the stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, casseroles and all the way to the pumpkin pie. I am hungry just thinking about it. With […]

8 Tips to Enjoy Thanksgiving but Still be Calorie Conscience

We are fast approaching the holiday season and statistics show that the typical American consumes on average an additional 400 to 500 calories per day from Thanksgiving to New Years Day. Don’t get me wrong, I love the holidays and all that goes with them; great times, good food, parties […]

17 Surprisingly Simple Healthy Holiday Strategies

If you are like most of us you are going to be stocking up on candy for the trick-or-treaters. It is a great Holiday – BUT – it is a ton of temptation when you are trying to lose weight and eat healthy. Here are a couple of things to […]

Halloween Treats and Tricks to Stay on Track

This Football Field Boot Camp is perfect for fall! 5 HIIT Cardio Moves for 20 Yards 10 Body Weight Exercises 2 to 4 Rounds 1 Football Field Boot Camp Style Workout All you need is a football field and plenty of water. Start in one end zone and do 5 […]

Football Field Boot Camp

It is hard to believe that autumn is already here! This time of year presents the perfect time to rev up, change up and get the most out of your fitness routines both in and out of the gym! Here are my top 8 tips for ‘fall fitness’ and a […]

8 Tips to be Your Healthiest this Fall; ‘In the ...

Get back on track and stay motivated this Fall I have found now is one of the easier times of year to get back on track and into your fall fitness routine. We all know the many benefits of exercise; strong bones, a healthy heart, better sleep, more energy and […]

Fall Fitness