January 01, 2016 / Category: Fitness Community

We’ve talked about the ACSM list of the top fitness trends of 2016 [link to previous blog post], and they’re all good trends to know and keep in mind. The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has its own list, which provides plenty of detail on what ACE expects for next year, and a slightly different take on 2016.

These 10 trends are pretty fascinating, and a couple of the most interesting points have a direct impact on small group training. That’s an area where facilities really need to focus their attention in 2016.

 

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October 05, 2015 / Category: Hammer Strength

HIIT_Blog.pngHow intense is your everyday exercise? Even if you diligently go to the gym five times per week, you can still improve your output and results by changing the pace of your workouts. The secret to amping it up? Learning how to HIIT.

Ashley McLean
 

July 22, 2014 / Category: Fitness Advisor

7.22.14FuelYourWorkout.jpgFood is fuel, and if you don’t have the right fuel or the correct amount, it can throw a wrench into your workout. Think of food and exercise as a dance between two partners – you want to be in sync. You want to avoid feeling full and sluggish, but you also want to avoid feeling empty and weak. To get it all straight, here’s the scoop on eating before you hit the gym!

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