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An Open Letter To America

An Open Letter To America

Dear America, We have a problem. Our people are getting more sick and bigger, annually. While our life expectancy may be increasing due to advances in medicine, our quality of life is not improving. What’s happening is we’re sicker; longer. We do not have “healthcare”...

Put On Your Oxygen Mask First

Put On Your Oxygen Mask First

When we talk with people interested in starting an exercise program, they often have reasons why they can’t start, never started, or lacked consistency with exercise in the past. A top reason most give for not making their health a priority is time. They lack time...

The Top 4 Reason Your Nutrition Plan Has Failed

The Top 4 Reason Your Nutrition Plan Has Failed

Following a proper nutrition plan is hard. In a world full of instant gratification, poor self-discipline and Instagram pictures of donuts; it’s no wonder most people say nutrition is the number one reason for not reaching their health and fitness goals. That said,...

Why Is Your Gym So Expensive?

Why Is Your Gym So Expensive?

It is a question that some gym owners are asked on a daily basis; “Expensive” like hard, soft, cheap, hot, cold, etc. is a subjective and relative term. Expensive compared to what? Expensive compared to the $10-40/mon traditional gym membership that allows you access...

Why “Rest” Is The Worst Advice From Your Doctor

Why “Rest” Is The Worst Advice From Your Doctor

According to the CDC, 1 in 5 people in the United States suffer from chronic pain. There is approximately another 70% of people, annually,  that will suffer from a disease related to obesity that will kill them. Many spend at least 8 hours sitting at work each day. On...

Your New Gym

Your New Gym

After this current pandemic, many people are finding themselves in one of two situations; You have concerns about returning to your previous gym due to safety concerns You haven’t been exercising and this pandemic has shown you how important it is to start to make...

Was Benjamin Franklin Correct?

Was Benjamin Franklin Correct?

If there’s one thing I will remain hopeful of as this pandemic passes, it’ll be that the world will start to take their health more seriously. There are many statistics floating around the CDC website, the most startling one I have seen is that in 94% of Coronavirus...

Was That A Good Thing?

Was That A Good Thing?

Was that a good thing? The Coronavirus? The Pandemic? The current circumstance? The next thing? They say, the only thing constant is change. With change comes fear or excitement. Both excitement and fear involve the same chemical process in the brain.  The first thing...

What’s Next For Fitness?

What’s Next For Fitness?

What’s next with Fitness? This current crisis has turned the world upside down. It has ravaged most industries and will force some industries to make changes for good, and others, perhaps only temporary. The Fitness industry is in flux. For the first time in history...

What Can You Control?

What Can You Control?

Unless you have been living on another planet, you will likely agree that these last 4 weeks on Earth have been crazy. Fortunately for our gym members and staff, many have chosen to continue to prioritize their fitness and nutrition as we’ve moved all of our personal...

How To Plan Your Day (COVID-19 Ed.)

How To Plan Your Day (COVID-19 Ed.)

A week ago we were in denial that half the country would be working from home. For the first week many were celebrating their freedom while working from home for the first time. After a week, maybe two; this “work from home” thing for most of people that are used to...

Sugar and Chronic Disease

Sugar and Chronic Disease

Marketers are tricky. Most people understand that excess sugar is not healthy. Unfortunately over the last 20 years in effort to fool you into eating more sugar, companies have created ingredients for foods that don’t contain that actual word, “sugar”. Instead you’ll...