Category: Blog

Plato and Aristotle

How to Determine Your Future

We become what we repeatedly do. (Aristotle) Aristotle knew it over 2,300 years ago: Our actions determine our lives. Advertisements tell you it’s possible to get and stay in great shape by taking a certain supplement or using one particular piece of equipment. But the truth is that real and lasting fitness takes effort – […]

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Knee Health – Problems and Solutions Fact Sheet

It’s knee and shoulder month at FIT Academy. We’ll put some extra focus on how to strengthen and maintain joints — beginning with the knees. Many times, joint problems are caused by arthritis — a little-understood set of symptoms that are applied, scattergun fashion, to joint pain and inflammation. The medical community has identified over […]

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No More Excuses

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” (Quote attributed to Henry Ford) Have you faced any adversity lately? Every good thing you want to do in life is sure to be opposed by someone or something. That’s the genius of the airplane. […]

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Marie Curie

Whatever the Cost (A Key to Success)

We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. (Quote attributed to Marie Curie) Marie Curie’s words present you and me with a really good question: what is there in our lives that “must be attained”? What dreams burn inside of us? Those who stick […]

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10 Exercises for Back Pain Relief and Prevention

There are two types of people who are plagued with lower back pain: those who have it now, or those who are likely to get it. That means the exercises for back pain relief come in two forms as well: exercises for people who are currently experiencing lower back pain, and exercises for people who […]

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Earn Some MEPS with MyZone

Stay in the zone at FIT Academy with a MyZone belt. Here’s how it works: 1. Get your MyZone belt and strap it on 2. Start exercising 3. MyZone tracks your effort — in the gym and out 4. You earn MEPS (MYZONE Effort Points) by exercising at your desired heart rate 5. The more […]

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A HIIT Training Plan + FUN!

What do you get when you cross a spin bike with high intensity interval training? You get HIIT hard with an incredible workout. This class incorporates a HIIT training plan that will stir you to the core. If goals like these are motivators for you, then you’re going to love Spin Boot Camp. Drop stubborn fat […]

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Lower Back Pain Causes

Let’s talk a little about lower back pain causes. “Why does my lower back hurt?” That’s a question our trainers hear far too often. Not only does lower back pain HURT, it can keep you from going to the gym, running, or keeping up with your regular exercise program. Much of the time, though, the […]

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What to Look for in a Quality Sports Training Facility

When looking for a quality sports training facility to become a member of, you are going to want to make sure the fitness center meets certain criteria. Prior to signing any type of membership contract, you want to ensure the facility you are going to join offers the following things. Quality Equipment When selecting any […]

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Members On Fire September 2017

September’s Members on Fire at FIT Academy are Shannon Martinson and Moira Tuffs! Holy smokes, these are some phenomenal ladies. They are self-titled “Kettlebell Queens,” strong beasts, and loud lifters who aren’t afraid to take up space. Shannon and Moira are our Clients of the Month, and we can’t really say enough about them. They […]

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