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10 Exercises to Spice Up Your Leg Routine

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By Meggan Marks, Personal Trainer Whether you are new to lifting or not, it’s always good to add variety to your routine. Below are 10 leg exercises that will help spice up your routine:   Forward Lunge with Kettlebell Pass Muscles Involved: Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Glutes, and Calves Equipment: Kettlebell Frequency: 3 sets and 8-10 reps… Continue reading 10 Exercises to Spice Up Your Leg Routine

Get All Your Fitness Needs Met Under One Roof

Have you noticed how niche the fitness industry is? There’s a special studio or facility for just about any type of fitness activity you can imagine. I have seen many changes in the fitness industry over the past 26 years of my career. Many fads come and go, many things I thought would fade away… Continue reading Get All Your Fitness Needs Met Under One Roof

Fun, Friendship & Community – Running Together is Better

By Abby Luedecke, Triathlon Coordinator at the Village DC Ranch Running, for the most part, is a solo sport. Many of us run to clear the mind, relieve stress, and give us time for self-reflection. Who couldn’t use some “alone time” every day? However, after 15 years of running, I’ve come to realize the invaluable… Continue reading Fun, Friendship & Community – Running Together is Better

Lucky Seven Yoga Poses for Runners

How Many Runners Practice Yoga Today? According to the 2016 Yoga in America Study (conducted by the Yoga Journal, Yoga Alliance and Ipsos Public Affairs) there are 36.7 million people practicing yoga and 79% of those people also engage in running, cycling or weight lifting. Why? Yoga is just flat out good for you, it… Continue reading Lucky Seven Yoga Poses for Runners

Five Reasons Why You Should Incorporate Small Group Training Into Your Fitness Routine

The health and fitness industry has been booming and expanding at an exponential rate in the 21st century. With this growth comes a multitude of different workout trends, styles and fads. One trend that has seen the most growth is group training classes — and with good reason. Small group training, a comprehensive full-body workout… Continue reading Five Reasons Why You Should Incorporate Small Group Training Into Your Fitness Routine