Workout of the week

Jamie here with another workout that you can try at home. All you need for this routine is a set of free weights (the heavier the better of course!). Anyway, this workout is called the 10-20 express. Obviously, this has to do with the fact that you alternate between 10 and 20 reps of the […]

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How do Trainers Train?

Kat Whitfield Fitness Goals: I train to compete in Powerlifting – a sport where the goal is to lift as much weight as possible for 1 repetition in the squat, bench and deadlift.  I’m also still on an ongoing journey to do one full bodyweight pull-up, so some of my training reflects that.  Frequency: 4-5 […]

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Kat’s Favorite Websites

We all have our starting points.  Sometimes if I’m giving my parents fitness advice, they’ll exclaim “Where did you even learn all of this?”  I’ll be honest, I wasn’t always the best informed about fitness and exercise, but I’ll show you where I started out.  I feel fortunate that the first sources I used when deciding […]

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Staying Active During the Winter

Well, it seems like our nice run of warm fall weather is starting to come to a close. We’ve had a couple of frosts already and the window shields need to be scraped off. Daylight savings has come and gone and the days are so much shorter. For many of us, we go to work […]

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Thanksgiving Weight Management Solutions!

I just returned from “Early Thanksgiving”, a pre-holiday holiday that my family agreed upon years ago to spare ourselves the nightmare of holiday travel. Since we all live flying distance from one another, we thought this was a stroke of genius. From a travel standpoint it is. From a dietary standpoint it could easily mean […]

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Why Should Women Strength Train?

As we approach the New Year, many of us are already coming up with our resolutions for 2012: to be healthier, lose 10 pounds, make this year the one where we finally feel good in our clothes.  How about combining all those goals together into one?  Be stronger. In the sometimes overwhelming world of fitness, […]

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Decathlon Update

We’ve come down to the final Friday before the Decathlon Challenge ends and the competition remains fierce.  Competitors have until we close (~8pm) Monday to get their best scores in! Here are the leaders right now: Female individuals- 1.  Chris Mark  2.  Jennifer Neibert  3.  Ezmin George Male individuals- 1.  Geoff Bailey  2.  Gene Oddone  […]

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Last Chance to Detox before the Holidays!

It’s chilly today which reminds me that the holiday season is not far away. As much as I love the holidays, I always dread the very real potential for weight gain during a month of what seems like non-stop eating and merriment. In preparation for the caloric onslaught I like to do our 21 Day […]

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Decathlon Update

Jamie here with this week’s Decathlon update. By this week, everyone has been able to complete most of the events at least one time. As a result, we are able to provide the standings for the team and individual competitions. I’ve listed the top 3 in each category below. There’s just over one week left […]

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