What’s Worse for Your Health — Smoking or Not Exercising?

Whew! Quite the loaded question, huh? Abstaining from smoking and making sure to attend the gym would be the best course of action; but let’s take a step-by-step approach to answering the question. By now, we all know smoking can cause cancer, emphysema and a myriad of other issues. But is it worse than not exercising?

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Getting Access to MOSSA On-Demand Group Classes

We’ve partnered with MOSSA On-Demand to give everyone who has a Jersey Strong membership that provides access to group classes at the club the ability to take On-Demand classes anywhere, anytime. If you’re currently a paying subscriber to MOSSA On-Demand, skip to the bottom of this post please — otherwise, start here: Create Your Free…

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Eight Mistakes That Keep You from Losing Belly Fat

Oh, belly fat! You saucy little minx, you! We try so hard to slay the belly fat monster, but sometimes it’s just so hard. But forge on we must, as carrying extra weight around our mid-section can adversely affect our overall health and well-being. What should you avoid? Glad you asked…

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6 High Energy Food To Eat Before A Workout

A question personal trainers hear a lot is: “What food is best to eat before a workout to keep my energy levels up?” It’s a great question, as some foods can help, while others harm in trying to ensure you not only make it through a long workout, but a long day as well. Here…

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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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