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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. […]


By admin on Sunday, October 28th, 2012

The Gold Team all started with fitness enthusiast Aaron.  In Aaron’s attempt to motivate (and it worked) other Spinners to do a 90 minute Spin on Columbus Day,  he challenged us by saying all that do it will be a part of the Gold Team!  Then, fellow Spinner Carolyn said, “But what about me?”  I […]


By admin on Sunday, August 19th, 2012

The Weekly Group Training Schedule is listed under our blog on our website, www.n2shape.com.    Look for your name and place training will take place.  If you need to make a change, please e-mail  training@n2shape.com .   N2SHAPE has a  48 hour cancellation policy for Group Training.   Mon 10:15 am Group Training  at Leisure Fitness  […]


By admin on Sunday, August 19th, 2012

We spend 4% on healthy behaviors and 88% on medical services.  But what makes us healthy – healthy behaviors.  A personal trainer is your gateway to healthy behaviors and money well spent. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/health-care-spending-vs-health/2012/06/05/gJQAxCPjGV_blog.html  


By admin on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Please review and look for your name.  If you need to make a change, please e-mail ellen@n2shape.com asap.  You must have a prior reservation and cancellation with 24-48 hours notice. Mon 6 am Spinning with Ellen at Tower Mon 10:15 am Group Training at Tower  – Neil,  Mirna Mon 530 pm Duo Training with Ellen […]


By admin on Thursday, July 19th, 2012

For your Kettle Bell Workout sheet that I created, Click Right here.  It includes pictures and descriptions.  You can do it!   Go through it once Do up to three times Do it for times and see if you can shave some time off each time you do it – less recovery time between sets […]


By admin on Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Click on this link to view classes and group locations for N2SHAPE, Spring 2012. http://bit.ly/ycsbxA To reserve a seat or more information, contact ellen@n2shape.com or call (703)9064413.


By admin on Monday, November 7th, 2011

In 2009, at age 49, Jack was obese (5’10”, 260 pounds, size 44 waist), had high blood pressure, and was experiencing chronic, severe knee pain. His physician was concerned about heart disease and was considering scheduling a stress test to evaluate Jack’s cardiopulmonary health status. Knee replacement surgery was a real possibility. Jack says: “I […]


By admin on Monday, July 4th, 2011

To lose weight and keep it off,  Ellen recommends the following: 1.  Weight training 2x/week. 2.  200 minutes of cardiovascular exercise per week. 3.  Eat all the fruits and vegetables you can daily. 4.  Drink 64 ounces of water. 5.  One gram of protein for every 2 lbs of body weight. 6.  Avoid fats like the […]