Movement Patterns for Strength Training

Whether you are an aspiring bodybuilder or want to improve overall fitness, there are six basic movement patterns we all use that makes understanding strength training simple. It is these foundational movement patterns that are the backbone to all strength exercises. Continue reading Movement Patterns for Strength Training

Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

If you read our post from last week, you’ll know that most of us probably aren’t getting enough vegetables in our diet on a daily basis. This creamy asparagus soup recipe is a great way to help up your veggie intake and is good to have prepped for a busy day. Continue reading Creamy Asparagus Soup Recipe

Try These Fun Spring Outdoor Exercise Ideas!

I spend a lot of time in the gym working out, both by teaching classes, and training clients in groups and individually. Sometimes you just need a break from the indoor routine, and this is the perfect time to try these fun spring outdoor exercise ideas! I like to do these one set at a time, running from one to the other in between, for a good interval workout. Here are some of my favorites:

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How to Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Day

Having a hard time eating those veggies? Get ready for some tips on how to eat more vegetables regularly and up your fiber game!

What is your daily dose of vegetables? In the 1980’s and 1990’s the amount of 1/2-cup portions of vegetables that was recommended was 3-5 each day. Then, in early the 2000’s, several experts began to recommend even more vegetables, 5-7 servings per day, after research from the Cancer Institute was completed. Much of the increase in the recommended amount of servings has come from the fact that there is so much more information out today regarding the benefits of fiber in the adult diet. Today, we are being asked to eat ten 1/2-cup servings or 5-cups per day! But how do you do it? Continue reading How to Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Day

Instructor Highlight: Eric Wahl

Eric Wahl is a group exercise instructor and personal trainer out of our Brookfield location. Learn a bit more about him, his favorite parts of teaching fitness, and his favorite exercises.  Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Eric Wahl