LIFE'S HEALTHIER AT THE VILLAGE

The Social Benefits of MYZONE

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. The MYZONE program is also a great way to… Continue reading The Social Benefits of MYZONE

The Importance of Heart Rate Training

“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. If you own an Apple… Continue reading The Importance of Heart Rate Training

Kinesis – The Workout Your Body Will Thank You For

By now, everyone from novice exercisers to full-blown fitness fanatics has heard about Kinesis. But if you have yet to incorporate it into your workout routine, you are missing out! Kinesis can shave time off your workout while ramping up the results — what more could you ask for?

The ABCs of Boot Camp

As fitness trends have developed over the years, one that has gained popularity and continues to give participants great results is boot camp. As the name suggests, these workouts have been modeled after military-style fitness regimes that include an intense mix of strength training and aerobics that build strength, flexibility, and endurance sans the shaved… Continue reading The ABCs of Boot Camp

Back to Class – Group Fitness Class!

Come August, summer unofficially comes to a close in the Valley of the Sun. Residents are back in town from vacation, and schools are back in session. When it comes to fitness goals and routines, back-to-school time is an ideal time to get back into a routine. Attending group fitness classes for accountability and motivation… Continue reading Back to Class – Group Fitness Class!

Get S.M.A.R.T. About Your New Year’s Resolutions

November and December – the months devoted to eating, drinking, and merriment making – often to excess. Followed by January, the month of New Year’s resolutions, and the reality of too–tight clothes as those decadent holiday meals and treats make their presence known. While nearly half of Americans who usually make New Year’s resolutions (with the… Continue reading Get S.M.A.R.T. About Your New Year’s Resolutions