One Mistake to Never Make in the Gym!

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One Mistake to Never Make in the Gym!

Lets face it, people make a LOT of mistakes at the gym! From not having a goal, not tracking progress, terrible form, a program randomly thrown together… the list could go on and on! But today I am going to focus on a mistake that some might feel is rather insignificant, yet in reality it can likely help you reach your goals a LOT faster...

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Benefits of Strength and Conditioning for Youth Athletes

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Benefits of Strength and Conditioning for Youth Athletes

A proper strength and conditioning program can have numerous and essential benefits towards all forms of athletics. The most important being injury prevention. As an athlete, sustaining an injury is the last thing you want to have happen. Peak performance and often participation cannot be achieved in such a state

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Are you Overtraining?

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Are you Overtraining?

Overtraining, in its simplest definition, is training too hard for too long which causes negative reactions in the human body. Some of the symptoms of overtraining include...

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What do you Actually Need for Great Results?

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What do you Actually Need for Great Results?

As humans, we have a tendency to over-complicate things quite often, in almost all aspect of life. When you really take a minute to slow down and think about it, most things in life are really quite simple, and you likely already have (or have access to) everything you need!

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You Want it? Go Get it!

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You Want it? Go Get it!

Today's article is a little different than ones I have written in the past. Today we’ll be looking at what it takes to get something you really want. The title makes it sound so easy doesn’t it? But in reality we all know that in most scenarios it is not...

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Can a Gym Membership Actually SAVE you Money?

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Can a Gym Membership Actually SAVE you Money?

Lets face it, money and finances are always HUGE driving factors in nearly every big decision we ever have to make. Whether you’re buying a house, car, clothes, food, or even a gym membership, you will surely take cost into account. People will usually end up buying something when they perceive the value of the product to be fair or better at the cost it is listed for...

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The Dirty Little Secret of the ‘Big Box Gym’

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The Dirty Little Secret of the ‘Big Box Gym’

If you’ve been an active gym-goer at any point in your life, it's safe to say that you have at least tried out a regular ‘big box gym’ at some point. These gyms are a dime a dozen, and I will refrain from using names, but they are the type that are open all day (sometimes 24/7), have various strength and cardio equipment, and sometimes will also offer a variety of classes. But there's one big secret they don’t want you to know…

 

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Getting more Protein and Saving Money!

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Getting more Protein and Saving Money!

Today marks the start of our Fitness Fusion Myfitnesspal Nutrition Challenge, so I thought I would write a new blog post just for the occasion! Many people struggle with getting enough protein in their diet, so I thought I would touch on some personal strategies I use that allow me to get enough protein day in and day out while on a budget!

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What is the BEST Workout Routine in the World?

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What is the BEST Workout Routine in the World?

As a personal trainer and gym owner I hear this question all the time. People are always wondering what the best workout routine is, as they are looking for the best results possible in the shortest amount of time possible. There is really a very short, and simple, answer to this questions! The single best workout routine that exists is…

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"Healthy" Foods That Aren't Really Healthy

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"Healthy" Foods That Aren't Really Healthy

We live in a time where manufacturers know that foods considered or labeled as “healthy” will sell better than those that aren’t (or they can at least jack up the price on those items!). All over the packaging you’ll see health related claims without the nutritional substance to back those claims up...

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Benefits of Group Exercise

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Benefits of Group Exercise

For this week's article I received a request to write about the many benefits of group exercise classes. And since Fitness Fusion is based around our “FUSE Group Training” classes, and they’re awesome, I figured why not? (Not trying to toot my own horn, but toot toot!)

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Fitness Advice you Should Never Listen to

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Fitness Advice you Should Never Listen to

If you’re no stranger to the gym, i'm sure you’re familiar with this scenario: Stranger comes up to you and offers advice on how you should be performing an exercise, or how many days you should be working out, or how to eat… 

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Effects of Aging on the Human Body

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Effects of Aging on the Human Body

Aging, its one of life’s inevitable processes that we all go through. Some people age well, and some, well not so much. For today’s article I am going to discuss what happens to our bodies as we age, and how regular exercise can help to slow the process...

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Women and Strength Training: The Myths vs. The Facts

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Women and Strength Training: The Myths vs. The Facts

We’ve all heard this one before “I don’t want to lift weights because I don’t want to get bulky.” This single idea has kept countless numbers of women from lifting weights. Today I am going to debunk some common myths about strength training for women, and talk about the numerous benefits!

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10 Simple ways to Kickstart your Weight Loss

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10 Simple ways to Kickstart your Weight Loss

The title may be a little misleading here, those of you who have been trying know that weight loss isn’t really simple! The steps you can take are quite simple, but the act of putting them into practice and staying consistent is what challenges most people...

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