4 Reasons to Foam Roll Daily

By James Brusard The topic of self-massage therapy, otherwise known as self-myofascial release (SMR), is one that has gained attention throughout the health and fitness industry in recent years. Countless healthcare professionals emphasize the use of tools such as foam rollers as a means of increasing soft tissue health that should be regarded equal importance [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Design, Fitness, Health, News, Nutrition, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Can I Still Workout?

By Zach Columbia BS. NASM, FPT Injuries happen! It’s extremely rare for someone to get injured under our coach’s supervision. Unfortunately, our coaches can’t be with you 24/7 and injuries do happen outside of the gym. Yes, getting injured is painful, but it doesn’t have to prevent you from staying on track and achieving your [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, News, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

To Eat or Not to Eat: A Morning Tale

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST Working as a morning coach, I hear this question all the time “do I really need to eat breakfast before my morning session?” To be fair this is one of those questions that come up due to the numerous theories, myths and ideas surrounding the base idea of [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

What is a Fitness Coach?

By Zach Columbia BS, NASM I’ve been asked many times by clients what I want to do. It’s an interesting question and one that always saddens me of the reputation our industry holds. You see, I’ve been an operations manager, an administrative manager, and a regional sales manager. I’ve worked in the construction industry, the [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Sleep for Your Health

By Michael Simmer BS CSCS LMT FST When someone decides they want to improve their health, they first begin with an exercise routine, maybe add in some more cardio or meet with a trainer to help guide them to their weight loss goals. This will be followed by working on getting the nutrition part in [...]

By |July 25th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, News, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

The Dangers of Crash Dieting

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST Many of us especially here in the valley of the sun, have come to love and hate swimming season, and it has nothing to do with whether we like to swim. For countless people swimming season and the warmer weather means bathing suit season, and for far too [...]

No Gym? No Problem!

By Brian Slugocki Can’t make it to the gym? Get a one minute workout in. There are many times as a trainer I have heard clients or read posts from people saying that because they couldn’t make it to the gym, they weren’t able to get a workout in. Excuses ranging from “I didn’t have [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

The Hips Don’t Lie

By Zach Columbia BS, NASM Sport specific training varies across sports and the demand each sport places on the athlete’s body. It only makes sense that a baseball player would spend more time training the shoulders, than say, a basketball player would. However, a basketball player may devote more time to metabolic training than a [...]

By |May 16th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Warm-Ups: Do they matter?

By Milani Pickering BS, ACSM Is there a purpose for Pulse Fitness to post the warm-up on the board? Does it actually matter? If you are someone that knows what a warm-up is but not necessarily feel the need to do one, read this. There was a time that I totally looked over warming up and [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Alcohol & Weight Loss

By Megan Turvey, ACE CPT Did you know?  Drinking Too Much Stalls Weight Loss. With the April challenge, many people were put off by the one alcoholic drink per week rule. Before we knock the idea of the challenge completely, let’s take a look at the facts. Alcoholic drinks can be a significant contributor to your [...]