Choose a water workout

Personal trainer and aquatic group exercise instructor Amy Wagner shares a shout-out on the benefits of aquatic exercise. When asked about training or exercise tips, I would be remiss if I did not point to the pool. Get in the water! While both land-based exercise and...

Stretching exercise for your wrists and forearms

In today’s world, computer use may be a top culprit for tension felt in your hands, wrists and forearms, but there are plenty of other repetitive activities to blame. Think gardening, raking, and even gripping a tennis racket or a steering wheel. The good news:...

Strengthening your shoulders

Did you know that personal trainer Heather Boggess is certified as a corrective exercise specialist? As such, she speaks with clients in detail about any concerns they have, particularly related to discomfort, past surgeries, or limited movement. During the first...

Training tip: building balance

How many times a day do you think about your balance? Balance is an important part of many of the activities we do every day, such as walking, going up and down stairs, or getting in and out of a chair. By being aware of your balance and working to strengthen it, you...

Intro to strength training

The start of a New Year brings many members to the gym who are new to exercise. Congratulations on beginning your fitness journey!   In the following Training Tip, personal trainer Kimberley Cubbage describes and demonstrates four exercises using our Life Fitness...

Foam rolling

Looking to address muscle tension? In the following Training Tip, personal trainer Marcus Haywood guides you through four foam rolling exercises targeted to release tension in specific areas. Foam rolling, also known as self-myofascial release, is the practice of...