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Tabata check check  Katie  High, w/intervals
Spin and Strength check check check  Justin  Moderate-High, w/intervals
Spin check  Katie  Moderate
Barre check check check  Katie  Low-Moderate
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Pilates check check  Mindy  Low
Outdoor Fit Camp check check check check  Jay  Moderate
Cardio Kick check check Pam  Moderate
Cardio Sport check  Jay  High, w/intervals

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Strength training IS for everyone


What does fake news look like in our industry?    Today with social media, the internet, and many other outlets of information, it can be challenging to realize what information is reliable and what is not.  Whether its information about diet, strength training, injury prevention, or the best recipe for Angel Food Cake.  Today, I…

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Let’s talk about rest! Ahhhh….


Once Halloween hits it seems like life becomes a roller coaster ride until the New Year. Many of us are in the go-go-go mentality of maintaining our work and/or school commitments along with having the added responsibilities of holidays, family, and entertaining. While there is a lot of joy this time of year there is…

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Targeted Strength and Conditioning gets a New Look!


Targeted Strength and Conditioning: Looking back and the road ahead! Wow, I cannot believe this small group offering Targeted Strength and Conditioning has been taking place for a year and a half now! What a time full of positive experiences and transformations.  Thank you to everyone that has and still is participating.  I am excited…

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We Don’t Know Squat:


Director of Strength & Conditioning, Jay McWilliams   There are a few simple movement patterns that are as old as humankind. Just now, research is showing us how these primal movements are key to our health and longevity. One of these movements we do every day and in countless classes but we probably take for…

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Targeted Strength & Conditioning Testimonial


Targeted Strength and Conditioning completely changed my workout routine. I am down 20 pounds thanks to all of the support from 50/50 and a complete nutrition makeover. My endurance had improved vastly and I had developed a love for spin, but something was missing. My weight loss had plateaued and I felt like I needed…

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What is Strength Training?


Our bodies function at their best when we optimize our lean muscle mass. How do we increase our lean muscle mass? Strength training! A lot of people who have been to traditional gyms have preconceived notions of what strength training is. Many people picture muscle shirts, clanging weights, and lots of grunting. Don’t worry, strength…

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Small Group Personal Training is taking off!


The Small Group Training (SGT) Program is an exciting new option being offered for those that want to take their fitness to the next level. These SGT programs consist of specifically designed training sessions to help people learn how to safely, effectively and efficiently meet their goals within a supportive small group environment. The SGT…

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9 Reasons Everyone Should Lift Weights


#1: You’re Happier Yes, exercise of any kind gets the positive endorphins running through your body, but lifting weights seems to have an increased advantage on your overall stress level. Why? Lots of reasons, described below!   #2: You’re More Useful You were born with a great affinity to do something. You may be gifted…

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Eliminating the Confusion – Everyday fitness definitions for beginners


Metabolism – The sum of all physiological processes in which matter is produced, maintained, and destroyed. The ability to burn and utilize energy (calories) is a factor of metabolism. Calorie Deficit – The difference between the amount of calories you take in and the amount of calories you burn. If you create a daily deficit…

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Maintenance Mode – Initiating a strength training program post weight loss


Gone are the days of eating 1200-1500 calories, struggling to create a daily deficit that will allow the scale to budge. You’ve lost the weight. By now, you’ve adapted to eating 5+ meals per day, you’re making good choices, and you understand the meaning of portion control. Now, it’s important to begin to identify new…

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