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ProForm Fitness Tips: Start Slowly

Posted on 2017-07-31

The road to fitness is not a quick and easy journey. It takes time and persistence. So, in order to prevent from ‘falling off the wagon’, take your time with it. Be patient with yourself because results will not appear over night. Start incorporating new exercises and build over time. Not only will this keep you from resulting back to your old ways, but it will also prevent injury in the process. (read more)

ProForm Fitness Tip : Strength Training

Posted on 2017-07-17

“Hi, I’m Carissa. Your personal trainer from ProForm. Strength training is key to transforming the look of your body. There are many benefits of strength training, especially in women and older adults. Here are my tips for strength training: First, pick your equipment. There are benefits to dumbbells, resistance bands, and kettlebell. For at-home fitness, I like a simple set of dumbbells because of the variety of exercises you can do with them. (read more)

ProForm Fitness Tip : Share Your Fitness Goals

Posted on 2017-07-03

There is importance in sharing your fitness goals with others. Not only does it keep you accountable, but will also motivate you. Perhaps a friend will want to join you on your journey to getting fit; be each other’s coach. You’ll never know unless you ‘share your goal.’ But first, what is your goal? Are you getting fit in order to accomplish a marathon, to participate in a physique competition or just to be able to run around freely with your kids without getting too winded? (read more)

ProForm Fitness Tips: How To Stretch Before Your Workout

Posted on 2017-05-30

“Hi, I’m Carissa. Your personal trainer from ProForm. Stretching is one of the most important parts of your day. If you’re someone who sits all day or performs a repetitive motion, frequent stretching allows those muscles to increase their range of motion. To incorporate it into your daily routine, try stretching each of the major muscle groups at least 2 times a week for 60 seconds per stretch. Good times to stretch include an hour after waking, after you exercise, or being in one position for more than an hour. (read more)

ProForm Fitness Tip : How To Get Started with Cardio At Home

Posted on 2017-05-18

“Hi, I’m Carissa. Your personal trainer from ProForm. Everyone has different fitness goals and reason for beginning an exercise routine, but the foundation to most goals is incorporating cardio. Cardio increases blood flow and oxygen to your body, igniting your system on a path to success. I recommend using a tracker device to see what your activity level is now. Wear it and don’t change anything for the first two weeks. (read more)

Boston Marathon Altra Athletes: The Puzey Brothers

Posted on 2017-04-10

For most of us, April 17th will just be another Monday. We’ll get up and go through our normal routines. We’ll go to work or send our kids off to school. We might even be able to get a small workout in. It’ll probably be a Monday that most of us will soon forget. For brothers and elite athletes Jacob and Tommy “Rivers” Puzey, however, Monday, April 17th will be the day they fulfill a lifelong dream. (read more)

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