December 26, 2017

Coach Angela checking in.

Lately, I have been attending more social functions. It's that time of year where folks gather inside and catch up as the temperatures drop. One thing that keeps happening? A well meaning friend gushes, "This is Angela and she owns Fit Club. He...

October 3, 2017

Every so often, my husband asks, "Are you in the mood for Chinese food?" The answer is always an emphatic no. I just never have been that into Chinese food. I love meat. I love rice. I love vegetables. But the heaviness of the sauce and saltiness of a typical Chinese t...

September 30, 2017

At the start of the month, our 24th month in business, I put out the call for those who either have been putting themselves last or simply struggling to make ends me to apply for a scholarship to the Club.

The past two years, we gave away a free year of training to raff...

August 26, 2017

There must be something in the water over here, as this is the first time we have had this many pregnant students. Now, after you have dumped yours out or refilled your water bottle at the Fit Club cooler, we'd like to share some of our frequently asked questions. 

Is e...

August 2, 2017

Tis the season! If you are a gardening hobbyist in the Midwest, odds are you are flush with zucchini right about now. But as a student exclaimed the other day, "I can't eat another zoodle."

Yeah, yeah. I get it. Spiralized zucchini is a totally Whole 30 way to enjoy pas...

July 30, 2017

When it comes to strength training, it is easy to get attached to the "burn" or sensation of pulling tension in particular lifts or movements. I am convinced it is this almost palpable sensation that makes exercisers think, "Wow, that was a killer workout!"

And that bri...

July 26, 2017

Sometimes you just get a craving for barbecue, but don't want to break the calorie bank. My advice? Make your own. Controlling the cut of meat, ingredients in the sauce, and selection of vehicles for barbecuey delivery to yer face hole removes a lot of mystery and spar...

July 19, 2017

Our regulars may have noticed something. The scale. It's been noticeably absent. In fact, we have done any fitness assessments in months.

For new members? Yes. I use an initial screening for some students who have a history of injuries or have been inactive for a prolo...

July 18, 2017

The summer is ripe with humidity and cucumbers. So, so, so many cucumbers. Against better judgement, my husband planted two plants in our tiny bed and we are swimming in cukes. With temperatures ticking back upward and humidity that doesn't let up, this cold soup is ju...

July 17, 2017

As we age, we often fail to maintain our entire core, which includes the diaphragm at the top and the pelvic floor at the bottom. Whether a result of long bouts of inactivity, severe trauma, invasive or multiple surgeries, or chronic conditions, many students are eithe...

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