Tuesday Tips

Electrolytes– do we really need them? I am a fanatic about drinking my electrolyte water before and after my workouts- maybe its because I live in Vegas, or that I do hot yoga/Pilates, or maybe its because I think it tastes better, but I think it really does help with recovery. For todays Tuesday Tips I thought I would dig a …

Motivation Monday (playlist!!)

Hello again, Its Monday and time to get back in the groove of things- nothing gets me pumped to go to the gym more than a fresh new playlist in my “pod.” There is something about hip/hop, r&b & rap that really makes me rally. Especially for those extra reps or extra miles. Here is a collection that will keep …

Make Your Body Your Machine

By Lauren Parry. Today we’re sharing a few of our favorite TRX exercises! There are so many different options with TRX that it can be overwhelming. What’s your favorite TRX move? Upright Rows How to: Begin with your legs out in front of you gripping the TRX bands. Form a straight line from your back down to your hips and …

Sizzling Summer Setlist

            By Ashley Ansuini Obviously summertime is just the best- it’s the time of bikinis, pina coladas, morning runs, fireworks, hikes and bike rides and watermelon to name a few of my favorite things. I remember summers in my life through the music that I listed too whether it was by the pool or on …

The Juice vs. Smoothie Debate

              By Tina Leigh. “Should I be juicing or blending?” This question falls into a container of those I am most commonly asked. It’s right up there with, “Where do vegans and vegetarians get their protein?” (Another topic for another time.) The answer to the juice / smoothie conundrum is…enter drum roll…both! That’s good …

Half Marathon Training Tips

Sponsored by FlipBelt. 1. Run For A Reason I can’t stress how important this is. What is your motivation? Is it to lose weight? To accomplish something you didn’t think you could? To get the prize at the end of the race? To get a new PR? Whatever your reason is, make sure you have one. It’s a whole lot …

HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training

  When most people think of cardio they think long jogs, hours on the stationary bike or boring elliptical sessions.  Not anymore.  HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a type of workout that burns more fat in less time.  HIIT cardio involves alternating high intensity exercise with low intensity exercise.  Here are two examples of HIIT cardio that I enjoy …

Festival Fitness Workout Mix

Article by Ashley Ansuini. This one is for those of you gearing up for festival season this year, and if your not this will make you feel like you are there! This playlist will inspire your workouts and hopefully also turn you on to some new artisits- which is my favorite part of attending. There is something so great about …