FITNESS CLUB

by / on January 8, 2013 at 11:01 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Say Hello to Small Group Training

Have you hit a fitness plateau? This could be in the areas of fat loss, strength gain, or speed and power. whatever it may be – it’s time for a change. Your body gets used to the same activities, same foods and in general the daily routine of life. Specific targeted change to shock the body into doing something outside [...]

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by / on January 4, 2013 at 5:13 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Resolutions

Bet the locker room was packed this morning, wasn’t it? Just chock full of people trying to carry out their New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry. It won’t last. Studies show that the vast majority of us don’t keep the resolutions we make for more than a few days – a month at most. I know why. It’s because we resolve [...]

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by / on September 29, 2012 at 6:02 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Nutrition vs Exercise

As a fitness professional I am often asked about how to exercise to lose weight…here’s what my 30 years in the business and the stacks of research from my Master’s thesis have taught me thus far. If weight loss is your goal you will most likely be disappointed with exercise; as it will be slow and not as substantial as [...]

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by / on September 24, 2012 at 9:20 am / in FITNESS CLUB

New Fitness Club App

As fall approaches and more people renew their love for indoor workouts at the gym, The Club at White Oaks has a little something to make the transition easier. New this week is the release of the White Oaks Club app, so jam-packed full of convenient features and useful information, it might just become your new BFF. The entire club [...]

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by / on July 4, 2012 at 8:07 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

S’UP? Yoga…

Waikiki is for surfers. From the minute the sun peeks over the horizon in the morning to when it dips down over the mountains in the evening, they are there. Waiting. For that ubiquitous and yet elusive next wave. They are poetry in motion. Their bodies may be the finest display of core training there is (without a single abdominal [...]

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by / on May 30, 2012 at 7:37 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Meant to Run

We were meant to run! Now that spring has arrived and it’s getting a little nicer outside, more people feel like enjoying the outdoors by going for a nice jog. Many people, on the other hand, don’t want to run, because it puts too much stress on the knees, there’s too much pounding, or they give some other excuse of [...]

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by / on May 18, 2012 at 11:44 am / in FITNESS CLUB, INSPIRE

WO Magazine – Behind the Scenes

Putting together the WO Magazine for the fitness club is always a learning experience for our team. I wanted to share some of the more interesting things we learned this edition (Spring 2012) that were too weird, irrelevant or idiotic to make it into the actual pages of the magazine. So check this out…you know how chef’s do this great [...]

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by / on May 3, 2012 at 11:12 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Rock Your World with the “ViPR”



What is the ViPR? Well, if you have ever had the pleasure of packing up and moving yourself then you will kind of know what the ViPR would feel like! The last thing you want to pick up are the carpets that you have rolled up and taped – you lean them up against the wall and two people are [...]

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by / on April 12, 2012 at 4:21 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

This is Xterra

On October 23rd, 2011, I packed up my bike and flew to Hawaii to compete in my first Xterra World Championship.  An Xterra event consists of a 1.5 km ocean swim, a 30 km mountain bike and a 10 km trail run.  It was the final race of my season, and a race that would challenge every ounce of endurance, [...]

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by / on April 5, 2012 at 9:00 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Avoiding Fitness Burnout

Our blogger Darius Szpilewski has embarked on a journey to interview professionals within our midsts whose personal success has inspired him in his own life.  In his series “Getting Real About Getting Fit”  Darius hopes to debunk the myths and misinformation that exists out in the media about living a healthy lifestyle.  Let’s all take some clues from the success [...]

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