Epic

Do you ever use this word to describe something? Have you ever said something like, “man, that was an epic workout” or “that movie was epic” Well I think I have something that helps to define’epic.’ Epic. In case you hadn’t heard this was a tennis match to end all tennis matches. This was the […]

Read More

June Nutrition Seminar – Men’s Health

As weíve been highlighting since the beginning of June, menís optimal health and performance depends on the balance in managing the stresses of daily life, staying physically active to maintain or develop strength, flexibility, stamina, and mental well-being as well as eating (and drinking) right to feel energized, achieve your healthiest weight and strongest body, […]

Read More

Nutrition and the Man

It’s men’s health month here at Empower. With Father’s day just around the corner and the summer reaching peak all of us guys are still looking for ways to feel and look our best. Do you have mid-day crashes? Do you wish you could just drop that extra 10 pounds? Do you feel lethargic through […]

Read More

Summer Heat and Exercise

This past weekend was a reminder of how hot it can be in North Carolina with the 90+ degree weather and oppressive humidity. There are inherent risks to exercising in the heat such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Be sure to take some precautions if you exercise during the summer. – Wear loose, light […]

Read More

Why Yoga’s Great for Men

Well men, weíve got news for you. Yoga isnít a ladies-only thing like going to the bathroom in packs or opening store credit cards only to get 5 percent off the purchase. In fact, taking one yoga class per week or doing a couple of pre-workout poses can increase endurance, build strength, prevent injuries, and […]

Read More

Men, Stress and Massage

I have asked some of my male clients why they get a massage. All of them said stress, pressure of life, and work. Stress can cause headaches, migraines, chronic muscular tension, and lowered immunity, as well as play a large role in the quality of sleep. Acute and long term stress can also lead to […]

Read More

Men, Stress and Massage

I have asked some of my male clients why they get a massage. All of them said stress, pressure of life, and work. Stress can cause headaches, migraines, chronic muscular tension, and lowered immunity, as well as play a large role in the quality of sleep. Acute and long term stress can also lead to […]

Read More

Client Spolight: Katherine Kirschner

Katherine is a stay-at-home mom who began training at Empower at the end of August, 2009. She decided to start working with a trainer for the structure and discipline that it provides. Katherine’s goals were to improve her overall health and increase her energy level. She wanted to lose weight that she had gained during […]

Read More