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By Ellen Yates on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Every Saturday at 715 am we venture to N2SHAPE for our beloved Boot Camp. It is a love/hate relationship – getting up early on a Saturday for something so painful but so much fun. When we are finished, we feel oh so good! As former #Sorority member of #AlphaXiDelta I love these kind of team […]


By Ellen Yates on Monday, June 15th, 2015

The old guideline recommending 30 minutes of exercise three times a week just isn’t enough, according to the latest research. Athletes know that they need to work out every day, and all people who just want to stay healthy can benefit from the same type of exercise program. Why Athletes Need to Exercise Every Day […]


By Ellen Yates on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Hire a Personal Trainer or Go It Alone? Your investment in hiring a personal trainer can bring great returns: Effectiveness. A professional trainer can provide you with the most effective workout for your body type and fitness goals. You can spend less time in the gym and get better results faster. Safety. A personal trainer […]


By Ellen Yates on Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Monday 6 am – 30 min Spin & 15 minute Outdoor Cross Training Intervals.   Warmup with 30 minutes of indoor Spinning followed by 15 to 20 minutes of outdoor cardiovascular & calisthenic exercises from stairs to pushups.  Water bottle required and dressed for outdoors. Monday 615 pm – 45 minute Coaching Spin.  Ride to your […]


By Ellen Yates on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Hope you are gearing up for the hustle and bustle of all of the holidays ahead of us. Attached is our full holiday schedule with a summary below:  Closed Wed, Dec 25. Thurs Dec 26 – Spinning 830 am & open by appointment only. Fri, Dec 27 – Spinning 6 am & open for regular […]


By Ellen Yates on Sunday, December 8th, 2013

The first thing that we ditch during the holiday season?  Exercise. #1 Excuse.  I HAVE NO TIME.  Bah Humbug.  We all have time but dread it because we set unrealistic expectations for time & place of session.  Set yourself up for success by setting a small & realistic goal that can be done at home. […]


By Ellen Yates on Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Here’s N2SHAPE’s answer to stick to it through the holidays and bring your friends along for the ride – Race to the North Pole & Back with mileage earned from workouts, food logging, and eating right (including days of alcohol abstinence). The beauty of this contest is that even if you are not the first one […]


By admin on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Exercise in the morning before dinner. Shower (necessary) & wear a tight belt, control top panty hose, or Spanx. One tbsp of your favorite dishes & avoid the rest or you’ll spend more time in the bathroom in discomfort than visiting your family (well maybe that is what you want). A joyous Thanksgiving to all […]


By admin on Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Maybe you know me . . . or someone like me. I was always the one picked last for the games at recess. Unlike most grammar school kids, gym was my least favorite subject as I was always considered a total liability. Volleyball hurt my wrists, the balance beam was totally out of the question, […]


By admin on Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Functional Boot Camp – Free Class on Mon, Sept 23 @ 7 pm @ James Fitness Center. Session starts the next Monday, Oct 7 @ 7 pm.   Roof top Yoga – Free Class on Tues, Sept 24 @ 7 pm @ 1600 Bldg Rooftop. Session starts the next Tuesday, Oct 8 @ 7 pm. […]