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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, 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 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 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 Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Obesity is now a disease. Compassionate, knowledgeable, and caring personal trainers are key in preventing and caring for people with this disease. I am not knocking health clubs but the a membership to a health club is not going to cut it. You need the right fitness professional to keep you motivated, hold your hand, […]


By admin on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

1. Tackle weight lifting at a 2-4 tempo. There’s more to strength training than moving the weights around. The speed at which you lift and lower those weights is very important if you want to sculpt your body.  For best results, follow the “2-4 count” during resistance training. Spend two  seconds in the concentric phase […]


By admin on Sunday, April 28th, 2013

A recent study at the University of Padova in Italy found that short bursts of interval resistance training is more effective in increasing post exercise energy consumption than traditional resistance training. This is good news as this will shorten the time that we need to work out. The bad news is that we have to […]


By admin on Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Please check day, time & PLACE. Changes must be made w/no less than 48 hours notice or no make-up. Mon 10 am at Tower : Maryl, Karen Mon 530 pm at Leisure: Marcia, Rick, Diane, Ayesha Mon 6:15 pm Spin & Train: Valerie, Katie, Ayesha Wed 10 am at LA Boxing: Maryl, Michelle, Karen, Jevon […]


By admin on Sunday, March 31st, 2013

COME JOIN THE FUN OR JUST WATCH  BOOT CAMP Mon, April 1 at 7 pm. Meet at the tennis courts located behind the 1400 building. If you like the class, register on the spot or on line YOGA Tues, April 2 at 7 pm on the Roof top of the 1600 building. If you like […]


By admin on Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Listed below is the full line up of classes starting in April and free exercise classes. Boot Camp Monday, 6:45 pm, April 8 to July 1 A combination of cardio drills with a few obstacles mixed in for fun! We will be using ropes, tires, kettlebells, and your own body weight for maximum calorie burn. […]