Signs You May Be OVERtraining

Overtraining is actually more common than you think. If you are clocking in more than 5 hours of high intensity training in a week, you may be at risk of overtraining. Here are five common symptoms you can look out for if you think you may be over doing it in the gym. 1. Altered [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Gym, Health, Interval Training|Comments Off on Signs You May Be OVERtraining

Braving the Outdoors!

In general, during the winter it is hard to get motivated. Often times we can make excuses for not going to the gym. Maybe it’s too cold outside. Or it’s snowing. Winter months can derail your progress. However, perfect conditions rarely exist. Spring is approaching and we are challenging each and every one of you [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Goals, Health, Interval Training, Sports, Sports Performance, Weather, Workouts|Comments Off on Braving the Outdoors!

It’s Time to HIIT it!

New year, new you! It’s time to adjust your regimen to help you reach your fitness goals. It is good to keep your body guessing. Going into the gym and doing the same workouts over and over again can cause you to plateau. You want to still feel sore after a good workout. It should [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Exercises, Goals, Interval Training, Workouts|Comments Off on It’s Time to HIIT it!

The Incline

Have you ever climbed The Incline in Manitou Springs, Colorado? The Incline starts at an elevation of 6,500 feet and ends at a whopping 8,590 feet! That is over 2,000 feet of incline. Here is there real kicker, it is only .88 miles! All that gain in such a short period of time. Don’t think [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Exercises, Interval Training, Workout Plans, Workouts|Comments Off on The Incline

Understanding and Prevention of Running Injuries

Source: www.mapmyrun.com It's almost Spring which means it's about time to get outside for some exercise in our beautiful state! The spring is a common time for people start training for summer races. We want to take a moment and talk about a few common injuries that plague runners, and how you can [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|Interval Training, Workouts|Comments Off on Understanding and Prevention of Running Injuries

Extreme training, “Beast Mode”, what’s the deal?

  Source: https://www.solanaleigh.com/2012/10/18/beast-mode/ We have been in the fitness industry for nearly 15 years, during that time we've witnessed many trends from step aerobics, jazzercise, power walking, to the Yoga/Pilates movement. All of these trends had something in common, they were new, fun, and different from the training programs participants were used to. Now [...]

By | January 20th, 2015|Interval Training, Workout Plans|Comments Off on Extreme training, “Beast Mode”, what’s the deal?

What is boot camp about?

Boot Camp- it is quite the buzzword in the fitness industry. But what does it mean? The vague term can bring up quite a few questions and concerns,  so we would like to clear up the confusion. Now, let's get to those questions. Is it safe for everyone? Yes, with proper modifications (when necessary) Boot [...]

By | November 26th, 2014|Interval Training, Workout Plans, Workouts|Comments Off on What is boot camp about?

For the ladies, tone your thighs!

Women everywhere complain about the size of their thighs. Fat and cellulite have a way of ending up there – especially in the upper, inner thigh area. We're often asked how to quickly and easily reduce fat in this unwanted thigh region, so today's article is all about toning your thighs. First we need to [...]

By | October 28th, 2014|Interval Training, Workout Nutrition, Workout Plans|Comments Off on For the ladies, tone your thighs!

Top 3 Exercises to Avoid Lunch Lady Arms!

  Top 3 Exercises to Avoid Lunch Lady Arms! It's happened, that moment when you go to wave good-bye to someone and even though your hand has stopped moving your arm is still waiving. You look over at that arm, and do something like this...   Well, we have just the cure! Check out the [...]

By | September 10th, 2014|Interval Training, Workout Nutrition, Workout Plans|Comments Off on Top 3 Exercises to Avoid Lunch Lady Arms!

How Foam Rollers Aid Workouts

If you've been here, we've made you use it, if you've been to another gym, you've probably seen several people in the corner using one.  It's the foam roller, and how foam rollers aid workouts is very beneficial considering it takes little effort for a big return.  If you're new to foam rolling then it [...]

By | April 30th, 2014|Anti Aging Workout, Interval Training, Workout Plans|Comments Off on How Foam Rollers Aid Workouts