FITNESS CLUB

by / on September 9, 2013 at 10:23 am / in FITNESS CLUB

You Are Your Thoughts

The simple reality is that our language and thoughts offer a framework for meaning. Think on this powerful idea for a second: your words and thoughts determine your reality. If you call an obstacle a “problem” or “a mess,” you will create a different emotional state within you than if you call the issue “an opportunity” or “a challenge that [...]

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by / on May 30, 2013 at 8:53 am / in DINING, FITNESS CLUB

Superfoods – Down the Rabbit Hole

A few things you should know about me right off the bat, I’m an avid yogi and ultimate pizza lover. Doesn’t matter what time of day, hot or cold, if there is pizza anywhere in the vicinity, I will eat it. Saying that “out loud” seems somewhat contradictory…daily power vinyasa followed by (delicious) cheesy, greasy pizza. But hey, I like [...]

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by / on April 23, 2013 at 3:22 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Mind-Full-Ness

The other day, I did a yoga class with a new instructor who was very keen on mindfulness. Very, very keen. So keen, in fact, that he had us spend what felt like an hour standing and thinking about how our toes felt pressing into our mats, how our fingertips felt brushing against our yoga pants, how our hair felt [...]

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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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