Often times, a new year brings a desire to detox from all our holiday indulgences and drop some unwanted pounds. But we all know that lofty New Year’s resolutions rarely adhere to the long term.
By Julie Bloom, Ocotillo Village Aesthetician After our rooftop event for the Spa at Ocotillo Village, I was inspired to offer more knowledge on jade rolling.
By DuMaine Corbin When you’re exercising on a regular basis, it’s important to assess what goals you are looking to achieve. Asking yourself a few questions can help you determine exactly what you are hoping to accomplish each day at the gym.
Do you travel frequently but find it hard to keep up your workout routine? We might have the answer. Village Club’s participation in the IHRSA Passport Program, powered by TrainAway now offers members like you the option to easily access great health clubs around the world.
By Naci Melzer, Camelback Personal Trainer Thanksgiving is all about family, friends, food, and drinks… and more food! With all the holiday fun, it can be challenging to continue your healthy routine.
By Jamie Miller, Camelback Village’s registered dietitian ‘Tis the season for pumpkin-spiced goodies, peppermint-flavored desserts, and so many more holiday sweet treats. While an occasional dessert can be a part of a balanced lifestyle, enjoying these indulgent items all holiday season long can leave us not feeling our best come the new year.
By Molly Cerreta Smith When you’re at the Village Health Clubs and Spasgetting your workout in, you may think to yourself “gym hair, don’t care,” but once the workout is done and start your day, you’ll want a trendy style to show off.
MYZONE is a technology that uses the cloud to monitor one’s physical activity. The Village Health Clubs and Spas incorporates the MYZONE system for members to utilize during their workouts and outside the gym as well. But it offers more than simply tracking one’s physical activity.
“Intensity training” became popular in the early to mid-1980s, but prior to that personal heart monitor products hit the market in the early 1980s. Heart rate monitors were some of the first fitness wearables. Then they were primarily used by elite athletes, but these days fitness wearables are very common.
Kettlebells have reemerged over the last decade right along with the functional training craze that has been changing how people workout. Kettlebells offer a different stimulus than other free weights, such as the typical dumbbells and barbells, most exercise enthusiasts are accustomed to.