The Power of Personal Relationships

            By Ruth Gordon Avoiding peoples eyes, uncomfortably running on treadmills next to strangers, and struggling to dispel body envy are only a few of the ways that Gyms make us feel unwelcome. Walking into a gym is almost always a battle: you against everyone else. It’s difficult enough to […]

10 Nutrition Tips that Fight Inflammation

While acute inflammation helps protect the body from harm, chronic inflammation is the cause of numerous health issues. It can result in anything from intestinal issues and acne to heart disease and joint pain. The MELT method can help reduce joint pain and other effects of chronic inflammation, but your best weapon against inflammation is […]

Fighting Inflammation through the MELT Method

By Guest Blogger, Jessica Geraci For the March 4th Intro class, find more information here. Eventually, we all take chronic pain for granted.  We expect it to be there and we don’t expect it to go away.  I’ve experienced pain in my feet for so long that I stopped questioning it.   It was at […]

Jump Start your New Year’s Resolution

The new year brings a new beginning, filled with promise. On January 1st the gym will be filled with many people eager to get a jump start on their new years resolutions. Often, those same gyms gradually empty out over the coming days and weeks. It’s not easy to stay on top of your new […]

Your Guide to Holiday Eating

New Year’s Eve champagne, eggnog sprinkled with cinnamon, cookies left out for Santa. The holidays revolve around delicious food. This and the commitments we make around this time of year, can make it almost impossible to stick to your weight loss goals, much less stay de-stressed. While it’s okay to take part in the festivities, […]

6 Principles of Pilates

Anyone who has taken a Pilates class knows that there’s more to Pilates than it being an excellent workout.  The full body exercise incorporates the strength of mind and spirit, infusing the work out with intention and completeness.  Founder of Pilates, Joseph Pilate, invented this concept he called “contrology”.  In it there are 6 basic […]

Pilates to Improve your Game

Precision. Focus. Power.  These are all things that make your golf game great.  While practice will help you get those things, taking a step back from the tee pad for a Pilates workout is a real game changer.  Experts like Tiger Woods and Annika Sorenstam have already latched onto this exercise and reaped the benefits. […]

Guest Blog: Muscle Activation Technique with Chris

By Guest Blogger, Jessica Geraci Janis White props herself up on the table and Trainer Chris Viggiano scoots in on an exercise ball.  He has his notepad out, but he’s focused on her when he asks her for an update. “I had my first physical in 5 years,” Janis says.  “I was a half an […]

The Benefits of Small Group Training

                  Showing up to work is always easier if you know you have a few great coworkers that will be struggling through the day with you, ready with moral support and inspiration.  Working out at an exercise facility can be the same way when it comes to […]

5 Reasons Pilates Is A Good Workout For You

Young, old.  Weak, strong.  Tall, short.  It doesn’t matter what your body is built like or how much you’ve worked out in the past, Pilates is for everyone.  Here are five simple reasons that Pilates is the best workout for you. A Strong Core Pilates helps develop a center of the body, flattening the abdominals […]