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Group Training – The Benefits of Working Out in a Small Group Setting

Group Training – The Benefits of Working Out in a Small Group Setting

You’ve seen the small group training classes popping up at our new studio, Fortitude. You’ve thought about checking out the classes. You’ve even peeked in the window when heading to the gym. But, you haven’t made the leap to join us. Why is that? Are you unsure of what a group class can do for you? Well, let us tell you. It’s scientifically proven that you can get a better workout when doing so in a group setting.

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Change and New Opportunities at Your Local American Bodyworks Fitness Center

Change and New Opportunities at Your Local American Bodyworks Fitness Center

It’s no secret that we are all going through a bit of change right now. We’re figuring out how to juggle being a parent, a teacher, an entertainer, a self-care guru, and a full-time chef amongst other things. Some essential workers are still required to go to work every day and figure out how to make sure their families are safe at home. Some are out of work and navigating unemployment for the first time. Change is inevitable right now. It can be scary, it can be uncomfortable, but it can also prove to open new opportunities and creative innovation.

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A Very Cautious Gym Opening After the Covid Pandemic

A Very Cautious Gym Opening After the Covid Pandemic

As a small business, we want to keep operating to make sure that our staff can be compensated, but we do not want to endanger anyone in any way. So we have come up with a plan to open our doors while following all the Governor’s recommendations, and additional taking our own extra precautions.

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The Fitness Lesson We’re Learning from a Global Pandemic

The Fitness Lesson We’re Learning from a Global Pandemic

We’ve already told you that exercise not only helps with your physical health, but it also helps with your mental health. Now more than ever, that rings true. Regular exercise helps keep you healthy, happy, and even helps with virus-fighting qualities. Specifically, “moderate intensity exercise improves immune function and potentially reduces risk and severity of respiratory viral infection.” 1

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Should You Go to the Gym During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Should You Go to the Gym During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

We’re hearing more and more about it every day. The coronavirus has been officially named a pandemic, and people have been encouraged to practice social distancing. Are you thinking about skipping your visit to the gym due to the hype? Before you do, let us tell you a bit about what you’re dealing with.

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Why Exercise is Good for Your Physical and Mental Health

Why Exercise is Good for Your Physical and Mental Health

We all know that exercise is good for your health. There have been many studies and physical evidence that proves that exercise can help you lose weight, decrease susceptibility to diabetes and heart disease, and increase muscle and energy. But there are even more positive effects that exercise can have on your physical and mental wellness. 

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Working Out in Pairs: Why a Dual Membership Can Benefit You Both

Working Out in Pairs: Why a Dual Membership Can Benefit You Both

The couple that works out together, stays together. And we’re not just saying that, it’s true! Studies have shown that people that workout with a buddy are more reliable and tend to stick to their plan. A study in Prevention Magazine found that 94% of couples stuck to their workout plan when they did it together. Having a buddy keeps you honest and reliable.

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