Having been both a competitive bodybuilder and Olympic-style weightlifter in my mid-twenties, I began learning how to manipulate my diet in order to obtain the desired effect. I think that’s when my interest (my friends would say obsession) in food and nutrition began and then later led me to obtaining degrees in both Exercise Science and Sports Nutrition. Read more
Happening this week in Cary. See TOP tennis pros compete, many that recently competed in the US Open!
Gently used equipment coming off of lease and traded in from Duke. So many great pieces that won’t last long before they’re purchased. Contact us now at 919-875-1900… Read more
Life Fitness has come out with a product that is being heralded as the best home spin cycle bike – with variable video/programming options – to come along since Peleton.
Fact: when we are sedentary for long periods of time, everything slows, including brain function (source: The Washington Post).
Look at these other facts…
Human bodies are built to be in motion.
But in today’s workplace, most of us sit more than 9 hours a day—at our desks, in meetings and on our commutes. Prolonged sitting harms us physically, mentally and emotionally. And the kicker: it hurts our productivity, too. Two-thirds of employees feel disengaged, dispirited and fatigued at work, and sedentary behavior is a leading cause.
The stability ball originated in the rehabilitation and physical therapy environment of the 1960s, but these days, you’d be hard pressed to enter a workout facility and not see it used as exercise equipment. Now the big rubber ball is bouncing into the workplace.
Let’s face it: our schedules are busier than ever, and free time is the most valuable commodity we have Read more
Sunlight, fresh air, green trees – an outdoor workout sounds just like a vacation! And we promise that your treadmill won’t get offended if you ditch the incline and hit a natural hill every once in awhile. Running, biking or even bringing your dumbbells to your deck does a body (and a mind) quite a […]
Get Lean While You Clean
It’s springtime again, and amidst the tulips and lilacs comes something a little less enjoyable: spring cleaning.