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Benefits Of Strength Training In Older Women

Benefits Of Strength Training In Older Women

I’m often asked whether strength training in older women is safe. My answer is always, YES! It’s not only safe it’s extremely beneficial. Whether you’re a man or woman, young or old, fit or out of shape, strength training provides huge benefits. One worry was that some older women are too frail for strength training […]


Journey To Health And Fitness

Journey To Health And Fitness

Most people come to our gym in Raleigh to shed a few pounds or get more energy. In reality, what they’re really doing is beginning an exciting journey to health and fitness. Like any journey, it all starts with a destination. Most people refer to that as a goal. It may start out to be […]


The Importance Of Healthy Breakfast

The Importance Of Healthy Breakfast

There’s a lot to be said for a healthy breakfast. It provides the fuel you need to start the day. That is, of course, if you eat healthy food. Starting the day with a sweet roll and coffee isn’t exactly what a healthy breakfast includes. It should include carbohydrates and protein. The protein will help […]


It's Never Too Late To Get Fit

It’s Never Too Late To Get Fit

If you’ve given up ever becoming fit again or losing weight, change your mind. No matter what age you are or how out of shape you are it’s never too late to get fit. The more out of shape you are, the slower the initial process. The same is true for those with health issues […]




Should We Eat Like Cavemen

Should We Eat Like Cavemen

Yes, the paleo diet does tell you to eat like cavemen, but if you’re eating in Raleigh, NC capturing your prey and foraging the woods for berries and greens isn’t a lifestyle everyone can follow. However, the concept of eating similar foods to that of a caveman is a far healthier idea than the average […]


Low Carb Diet Good Or Bad

Low Carb Diet Good Or Bad

There’s nothing new about a low carb diet. In the 1920s it was used to help control seizures. Prior to that fasting was used for 1400 years, but you can easily see why that wasn’t sustainable. However, body builders latched on to it for weight loss, then a stream of low carb diets were started […]


How To Fall In Love With Fitness

How To Fall In Love With Fitness

If fitness were like painting a room or completing a paper, you could muscle through it. However, it’s a commitment that requires daily attention for the rest of your life. Dreading your workout or resenting healthy eating over the long haul will take its toll. In order to be successful for the rest of your […]