Exercise with Neuropathy, Diabetes, & Arthritis: How She’s Stayed Active Through it All

by Jordan Thomson

When lifelong athlete Bryna Rifkind found herself struggling to exercise with neuropathy, type II diabetes, and arthritis after cancer treatment, she tried something new. She found slow-motion strength training, and for over 6 years has been religious about staying consistent with her workouts. In 2001, Bryna Rifkind was diagnosed with cancer. Throughout her treatment she […]

Create Healthy Habits & Improve Your Life with Timothy Spellman

by Robin Patton

After losing 100 pounds and keeping it off for over 15 years, Timothy Spellman became a Certified Personal Trainer and has helped hundreds of clients create healthy habits and improve their lives. Now, he’s doing it virtually. As a young adult, Timothy moved from Boston to Phoenix and his personal training career flourished while acquiring […]

Strength Training Helped This Dancer Stay in Control of Her Health

by Robin Patton

Laura Deutsch has been a professional dancer since she was 15 years old. For decades it felt like it was all she needed to do to stay in shape. But after three children, working full time, and teaching dance, it didn’t do much for her body anymore. Then she was diagnosed with Type II diabetes. […]

Personal Training for Men vs Women

by Jordan Thomson

Everyone seeks personal training for a different reason. We surveyed some of our clients and found some trends for why men and women wanted to work with a Personal Trainer. The MEN wanted: Injury prevention All the focus on them Time efficiency Personalized coaching Evidence-based exercises The WOMEN wanted: Accountability to stay consistent To be […]

What it Takes to Have a Healthy Relationship with a Personal Trainer

by Robin Patton

Have you ever worked with a teacher or a coach and felt like something was off? Chances are something was missing in your relationship. We sat down with one of our Personal Trainers from Chicago, IL to talk about how he’s helped people lose weight, gain strength and build confidence. We uncovered two essential things […]

10 Healthy Habits to Start (They Only Take 20 minutes!)

by Jordan Thomson

Creating a healthier life, diet, mindset or relationship can feel very motivating this time of year – and also a little overwhelming. But a healthier you can happen now with just the slightest shifts in behavior. Master of transformation Tony Robbins teaches something called the 2-millimeter rule. It’s the idea that an ultra-slight, 2mm change […]

She Cut Her Workouts in Half & Dropped 26 Pounds

by Jordan Thomson

When your husband is a foodie and a chef who makes amazing meals, it can be a challenge to stay in good shape, especially at age 66. But Judy was able to lose 26 pounds and drop from a size 12 down to an 8. She says her clothes fit better, she has more energy, […]

5 Ways to Optimize Your Immune System

by Robin Patton

The topic of immunity is more popular than ever. We’ve heard and seen some interesting “ways” to boost your immune system: Taking a trillion grams of vitamin C Sweat it out with a 10 mile run Eat only fruits and vegetables and avoid all chocolate and wine on Tuesdays What!? Okay those may not be […]

Retired and Remaining Strong, Healthy & Independent with QUICK workouts

by Robin Patton

Have you ever felt your knees ache a little bit more than they used to? Perhaps you get winded more easily while walking through the neighborhood. Maybe getting up out of bed feels like a challenge these days. Ever stopped to think… maybe this is just what getting older feels like? At age 66, Sheila […]

The Strategy She Used to Feel Strong in Her Body Again

by Jordan Thomson

Christine Griffin was stopped in her tracks when she felt the searing pain of sciatica hit. She had a herniated a disc and with just the slightest bend in the back, the disc bulged, hitting a nerve.  Everything cascaded from there. Overnight, she went from living an active lifestyle to living in pain.  Learn how […]

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