60 is the New 40

Patti and I head to the free weight area to take some pictures for her article, and it’s crowded. Iron’s pumping all around us, the sound of grunts and weight clinking echoes throughout, and the intimidation factor is alive and well. But it doesn’t seem to faze her one bit: she heads to her go-to…

Make It A Habit

written by Lisa Maguire It happens every year. The parking lot is full. The treadmills are all in use. The group fitness classes see record numbers. Gyms everywhere are delighted to have a sea of energized, eager, and determined members who are committed to keeping their New Year’s Resolutions. And much to our delight, some…

It’s A Rucking Revolution!

written by Taylor Watkins Are you looking for a new way to get in your cardio and strength training? Time to put on your ruck (aka: backpack), add some weight (bricks work great for this! Start with 4 and work your way up.), and get moving! GORUCK came into my life 2010 during my first…

Total Body Workout…in 30 Minutes!

with Andrew Kubala One of the most common excuses for not exercising is the lack of time. Even people who work full time in the HAC facility have a hard time carving out time to focus on their health! Although we can’t always adjust our schedules to give us more time towards exercising, we can…

Benefits of Cross Training

written by Susan Storm Many of you are familiar with Albert Einstein’s quote: “Continue to do the same and expect a different result; that’s the definition of insanity.”     – Albert Einstein. Well, for many of us at the gym who get comfortable with our routines the above mentioned quote may be applicable. Have you…

Do You Know How To Squat?

Put those quads, glutes and back muscles to work with this power move! Get stronger at the gym or right at home by incorporating this exercise into your workout routine! Learn how a stationary item – i.e. a doorknob – can be used for a squatting exercise. This exercise can be performed with an open…

Five Exercise Tips

written by Nicolete Rovet Exercise is one of the most effective ways of improving your life physically and mentally. No matter your age or fitness level, there are always ways for you to enjoy physical activity to help you feel better and enjoy life. Exercise can give you more energy throughout the day, help you…