EATing Your Way to Better Health and Fitness: Part 2

EATing Your Way to Better Health and Fitness, Part Deux Written by EMPOWER General Manager, Michael Whitehurst Before we get into the next component of the EAT plan, bring out your homework that was assigned to you yesterday.  If you forgot your homework you may take a few minutes to complete it before reading on, […]

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Do I Need A Personal Trainer?

Do I Need to Hire a Personal Trainer? Written by Co-Owner and Founder Jessica Bottesch I bet many of you have found yourself contemplating this very same question.  Many of you have health goals that you haven’t successfully reached on your own, some of you don’t even know where to start, some can’t seem to […]

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21 Day Detox Cleanse:

Liz Hurley Style – Week 1: For those of you that do not know me…my name is Liz Hurley, I am the group fitness coordinator and a personal trainer at EMPOWER.  This is my summary of Week 1 on “The Cleanse.”  If you are unfamiliar with it- the cleanse is a 21 day liver detox […]

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Personalized Fitness Assessment and TRX Training

My Life as Liz’s Guinea Pig: The Alec Brinn Fitness Story Part 1: Why I decided to get a personal trainer: I have always struggled to be fit.  I am the stereotypical yo-yo dieting, fitness DVD-buying, fast-food loving, red-blooded American (can I get a hell yeah?!?).  I have been as heavy as 280 pounds and […]

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The Empower Team

I work with a bunch of characters. Each trainer has a different style and unique personality. Some call Mike Babbitt the Drill Sargent. One of his clients sarcastically asked Mike “wouldn’t it be great if we did an entire workout with just the air dyne, burpees, and spartan tire flips?” Mike made him do it […]

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