Camelback Trainer of the Week: Linda

Linda Lawyer Linda graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in health youth leadership and physical education. She received a master’s degree in exercise physiology with a minor in nutrition. She has worked in the fitness industry for over 15 years as a personal trainer, physical therapist aid, swim teacher and water aerobics […]

Village Says: Eat Your Veggies

National Eat Your Vegetables Day In celebration of National Eat Your Vegetables Day the Village Clubs staff want to share their favorite veggies and why they love them. What are your favorite super foods?

Camelback Trainer of the Week: Naci

Naci Melzer Naci graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology. She moved from Minnesota to Phoenix and started training at the Village in 1998.

3 Tips To Save Your Feet

Something I have learned from my podiatrist…. As an instructor, I am bouncing around and pounding on my feet regularly, my poor feet have had stress fractures and other problems. My podiatrist gave me a few tips to help my feet stay healthy.

Finding My Inner Yogi

I’ve been around the block a time or two. In the fitness world, that is. I’ve spun, stepped, pumped, crunched, boxed. You name it, I’ve tried it. I’ve always thrown in a yoga class here and there, but it never really made an impact on me. Until September 11th, 2006 that is. It was a […]

Protein. Protein? Protein!

People come to the café continually and ask about food and nutrition. They often ask me about weight maintenance and protein consumption. I’m not a nutritionist, but it is surprising how many people overlook both the commonsense answers, and the basic science of how our bodies use food.