Trainer Tip (Dietitian): Sleep & Your Weight Part 3

Nutrition tips for getting a good night’s sleep: Try to avoid alcoholic drinks before bed. It may help you feel sleepy, but it prevents you from reaching deep, restorative sleep. Feel free to have a light snack before bed but try to avoid large meals as it may cause indigestion which can interrupt sleep. While […]

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Tricep Pushdown Tips & Tricks

Coach Blake and Coach Annalise show the proper and improper techniques for tricep pushdowns.  Follow the steps below the videos for the proper technique. Setup: Position the cable machine at a height above your head and attach a bar or rope attachment. Stand facing the cable with your feet hip width apart firmly grasping the […]

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Trainer Tip: Muscle activation to be ready for your strength day

These quick exercises will activate underutilized muscles needed for posture and proper lifting form when performing strength exercises. The banded walks will fire up the hip and glute muscles for any lower body exercise. The band pull-apart will make sure your upper back and lats are ready for any upper body exercise including pressing motions, […]

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Trainer Tip (Dietitian): Sleep & Your Weight (Part 2)

Research shows the less you sleep, the more likely you are to gain weight and consume high-calorie and sugary foods. You will be much more likely to maintain a healthy weight from sleeping 7-8 hours a night compared to 5 hours a night, whereas the latter are more likely to experience significant weight gain. ~Kaylee […]

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