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Exercise of the Week: The Halo

The halo is a great exercise that engages several parts of your body simaultaneously. Halos are good for shoulder mobility, scapular stability and overall core conditioning. Sound familiar? That's basically everything you need to limit pain…

Progression, Regression, and Your FMS Score

So, by now, you've probably seen a bunch of people around Arena Fitness doing corrective exercises or taking a movement screen. You may have even done it yourself. And if you haven't, I strongly and…

Going Primal/Paleo On Your Fitness, Part I

The Paleo diet is one of the hotter diet fads to take the weight-loss world by storm in recent years. In case you've been living under a rock or something, the Paleo diet intends to…

Fitness Keyword Retrospective: January

So, this past month, I tried to be more consistent with my fitness by joining the Spartan 30 Miles in 30 Days challenge. And what I found out was actually pretty interesting. First of all, let…

The Fitness Benefits of Sleep

When you're trying to lose weight or make a healthier lifestyle choice, we often focus on exercise and diet. Maybe water, if we've gotten the several memos about how important water is for your fitness…

How Healthy is Your Diet? (Infographic)

One of the most common surprises for a person who just started tracking their diet is how much more calorically expensive it is than they thought. Part of this is because when we are in…

Fitness Keyword for January: Consistency

As some of you may know, I am a graduate student. What this means is that I spend a lot of my time sitting and reading books. I'm pretty much consumed by studying, and I'm…

4 Ways to Maintain Your Fitness Goals in 2014

Ah, January 1st. It's a symbolic date in which virtually everyone I know anticipates the start of a new beginning in life by announcing goals that may or may not stick more than three months.…

You’re Doing it Wrong!

by Madeleine St. Marie Wow. So the other day, I was slaving away in a Semi-Private Training?session, mid plank, when Joe leapt up from a bench and went, "WHAT?THE HELL?" He ran up to the…