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Core Exercises for Runners

With summer fast approaching and the weather starting to get nicer, people are going to be heading outside to start running more in the fresh air. Some will run just for exercise for fun, or for training for a 5k, triathlon, marathon, challenge course, etc. But no matter your distance and skill level of running, […]

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How to Do the Burpee Exercise Correctly

If you’re looking for an exercise to get your heart rate up quickly and get the sweat machine working, the burpee definitely fits the bill. You’ve probably seen a dozen different variations of the burpee, some of them on the tamer end of the spectrum and some of them on the masochistic end. The good […]

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In Pursuit of the Elusive Six Pack

I can’t tell you how many people voice frustration, stomp their feet, express heartbreak, and even obsession regarding the core of their body. People who are interested and regular in their exercise are no exception. The pursuit of the famed “six pack” is elusive, at best. And there are many myths that surround the subject. […]

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How to Train Like a Pro Soccer Player

When’s the last time you saw a professional soccer player and thought “Wow that person is out of shape,” or “Wow that person is just unathletic”? Probably never, because unlike being a lineman in football or being 7’2’’ in basketball, you have to be lean, athletic, and in shape in order to excel at soccer. […]

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Developing a Strong Core (Inside & Out) Through Pilates & Yoga

The development of a strong and healthy midsection, and the development of a strong and healthy mind can both be accomplished simultaneously through two different paths. Both Yoga and Pilates can increase core strength as well as developing fortitude of spirit. We focus on increasing the strength of the body through movement (the Asanas or […]

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Everyday Exercises Anyone Can Do: Front Plank Variations

Planks are a great all-around exercise for the core. Even though the abdominal muscles are the main focus in a traditional front plank, you’re also using a ton of other muscles to keep proper form (quads, lats, triceps, etc). One of the best parts about planks are their minimal time requirement.

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What is "Core" Training?

One of today’s fitness buzzwords is “Core training.” If you walk into any health club or fitness center, the talk isn’t about “abs” anymore; it’s all about the “core.” What is your core and why the philosophical switch in thinking?

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New Group Exercise Class Schedules

We’re constantly revamping our group exercise class schedule to offer our members new options and to make sure we are providing you with a variety of classes which support the ideal “cross-training” workout experience.

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