5 Easy Exercises for Your Active Rest Day

“Active Rest”. Yes, it may sound a tad contradictory, but muscles need time to grow and recover. And we’re sure you’ve seen it before, “muscles are built at rest”; but that doesn’t mean you need to lie in bed all day, waiting for results to occur. Active rest can be defined as a workout far easier…

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Ask the Trainer: How to Get Rid of Annoying Armpit Fat

Sandra Conti is Jersey Strong’s Director of Group Training. Whether it is Yoga, Group Power, or Group Ride, Sandra knows the ins and outs of group fitness. With extensive knowledge of our suite of classes, Sandra also knows how to target different areas of the body and certain muscle groups to make the most of your…

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Everything You Need to Know About Personal Training

We’re just about halfway through the year — how are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? Have you followed yours thus far? If not, now is the time to climb back aboard and book that Personal Training appointment you were thinking about setting this time last year. Don’t be a part of the majority! 

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Here’s What Science Has to Say About Morning vs. Evening Workouts

There’s so much conflicting research out there on when the optimal time to workout is. Morning people claim it boosts your metabolism, but nighttime people claim that actually doesn’t help you lose weight. Nighttime people claim it helps you sleep better, but morning people say that’s actually not true. So what’s the right answer?

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9 Cardio Workouts for Women (That Don’t Involve a Treadmill)

Women process oxygen faster than men, meaning our aerobic systems are more efficient than our male counterparts’. Since the female heart is basically made for cardio, why not look into more ways to make it a fun part of your workout routine? While cardio can easily be the most boring exercise of all time, at Jersey…

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The Best Yoga Poses for Every Type of Back Pain

Your sore back isn’t alone in the world. Back pain is ubiquitous: about 80 percent of adults experience back pain at some point in their lives, and it’s the leading cause of job-related disability. Luckily, for sore backs, there’s yoga. Here, we’ve listed out a couple of poses for upper, middle, and lower back pain —…

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Training for Strength and Power: Where to Start

Aerobic activity is important to our health, a directive most people probably already know (even if they don’t always follow it). Getting the heart pumping and our bodies sweating—all good. But training for strength and power? It’s just as important, especially as we grow older. But here’s thing: if you’ve been mindful about taking part…

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Do This DIY 15 Minute Full Body Workout for Huge Results

Most of the time, we make exercise out to be more complicated than it is. The truth is that a daily 15 minute full-body workout can make a huge difference in your fitness—because the only thing that getting in shape truly requires is consistency. In other words, if you can only fit a short workout…

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5 Leg Press Variations to Carve Strong, Defined Legs

The leg press is a staple workout machine at gyms, but often gets a bad rep because it isn’t as complex as the squat. But if you’re looking for sheer size, the leg press may be in a class by itself since there are so many different ways to safely increase the growth-producing intensity. Read…

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