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By Ellen Yates on Sunday, December 10th, 2017

We all know that exercise is good for the body and the mind. But what about the brain specifically? Aerobic exercise builds new cells in the hippocampus, which plays a role in short- and long-term memory and can help us navigate and think about the future. Other studies have shown that aerobic workouts can stave […]


By admin on Monday, October 9th, 2017

Working out brings confidence to be yourself no matter what age! It offers another way to connect with one another on a higher level. Most of all working out with #N2shape has helped me adopt a new lifestyle that makes me fulfilled and happy to be alive! Changing lives one session at a time, hand […]


By admin on Thursday, June 29th, 2017

N2SHAPE is in the process of updating our policies.  We have listed a summary of the most important ones until our policy sheet is complete.   We appreciate your cooperation as we are a service business that is based on time. Cancellation rates are as high as 40% in our business, because let’s face it, […]


By Ellen Yates on Thursday, June 29th, 2017

People who eat 35 grams or more of protein at breakfast have been shown to reduce their food intake by 400 calories/day, are less hungry and are less prone to an increase in body fat. I personally make a shake every morning so that I get my 35+ grams of protein. The shake is the […]


By Ellen Yates on Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Most people are aware of and worry about the loss of memory as they age, but far less time is spent preventing and understanding the loss of muscle mass because of #aging, which has the potential to affect the quality of life just as much—maybe more. By the age of 40 #muscle mass begins to […]


By Ellen Yates on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Spinning is a fun & effective workout that should be taught by instructors that are certified by an accredited organization, and keep up with continuing education credits. Just because a #Spinning class or a spinning studio is popular does not mean that the class is effective or safe.  It may simply mean that the instructor […]


By Ellen Yates on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

So many have asked me what I put in my #protein #shake.  I have included my recipe below along with an easy to follow “picture guide” so you can make a shake that suits your taste & needs! 3/4 cup of water, 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein, handful of spinach, 1 carrot, 1/2 cup […]


By Ellen Yates on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Functional Fitness workouts are my favorite.  After my functional workout, I feel invigorated, strong and flexible as my routine has a cardio (aerobic & anaerobic) & strength (overall & core) component through so many planes of motion.  Clients that train this way see a significant improvement in body composition, energy level and have the ability […]


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 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 […]