7 Steps to Take in Spring for Your Summer Beach Body
Everyone wants to have the beach body they’ve been dreaming of. Procrastinators beware: If you wait until bathing suit weather is here to start working on your summer beach body, you’re too late. Spring is the best time to build up a healthy fitness routine to have you summer ready before summer arrives.Read More
Five Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out If You Lack Motivation
We’ve all been there: when you don’t feel like working out, you take a one-way trip to… DUN DUN DUN! Excuse City. Excuse City is filled with phrases like: I am too tired today. I’m too sore from my last workout. I don’t feel like getting sweaty. I don’t even know what I’m doing at…Read More
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!Read More
8 Strategies for Sticking to Your 2020 Exercise Routines
At the beginning of January, we start out strong with all our well-intentioned resolutions, especially when it comes to exercise routines. By February, however, it’s often a different story. Follow these 8 strategies, and you’ll be good to go in 2020!Read More
She Lost Her Mom to Cancer. Her Gym Community Helped Her Through.
In September of 2017, 27-year-old Meghan Benware moved to New Jersey to start a new life. She was ready to make changes to her health. She’d tried to get in shape before, but the story was always the same—either gyms didn’t make her feel worth their time or she was actually turned away. When she…Read More
Personal Trainer Profile: Former Mrs. New Jersey Winner Catherine Zalewski on Surviving Two Strokes
As Catherine Zalewski talks on the phone, you hear her kids toddle in and out of the room where she has attempted to get some quiet. The scene is as close to normal as you can get – “Can you please go clean it up, honey? I’ll be down there in one second, I promise.”…Read More
From High Heels to Rolling Hills: A Story of Victory from Jersey Strong’s Lauren Brown
There was a red velvet Nutella bomb chocolate chip cookie waiting at the end. At a certain point during your first duathlon event – a competitive race that combines rigorous outdoor biking with running – your legs might feel like they aren’t completely attached to your body. Like Bambii taking his first steps, they will…Read More
She Relearned How to Walk in Her 20s. She Now Holds National Strength Records.
For National Women’s Health Week, we’re highlighting one of the strongest women in our community. This is Melissa Edwards’ story.Read More
How Can Introverts Be Successful at the Gym?
If you’re an introvert who is new to the gym, the hordes of people lifting weights, attending group classes, working with personal trainers, and spotting each other can seem… Overwhelming. So much so that you may feel tempted to stick to the “safe zones”, like jogging on the treadmill and your usual work out machines.…Read More