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DNA test helps you keep diet and exercise resolutions

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Every New Year, countless Americans make resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more, and lose weight as soon as the clock strikes midnight. And every year, most of those people fail to meet their goals because they’re not seeing results. Thankfully, there’s now a once-in-a-lifetime test that can help people keep their New Year’s resolutions to… Read More →

Flywheel Sports is opening a Scottsdale location

Flywheel Sports

Flywheel Sports, an indoor cycling exercise brand, is opening a Scottsdale studio on November 21. Flywheel classes challenge both athletes and novices alike to transform their bodies while having fun in a state-of-the-art facility. Located in the Scottsdale Quarter, this indoor cycling studio features signature stadium seating where every rider has an unobstructed view of the instructor… Read More →

Holiday fitness tips from The Body Lab

With the holidays right around the corner that means food galore and often falling off track with health and fitness goals. Local trainers at The Body Lab have some simple tips how to keep you on track this holiday season. • Maintain a Modified Routine: The holiday season is a busy time with parties, shopping and… Read More →

Simply Cardio brings new fitness concept to Scottsdale

Simply Cardio

Located in the heart of Old Town, Simply Cardio officially opened its doors on Thursday, September 1, bringing a 30-minute workout to Scottsdale. Known as “the gym for busy people,” the upscale cardio studio delivers a safe, sustainable and systematic body-changing workout for everybody in a comfortable and social setting. “Simply Cardio is going to… Read More →

Beneficial effects of exercise change with age, study says

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For older adults, a 30-minute workout may not be as effective at the cellular level as it is for younger people. According to a new study, age may play a significant role in a cell’s ability to respond to that activity. Tinna Traustadóttir of Northern Arizona University led the study, which was published in Free Radical Biology and… Read More →

6 ways to build a better booty

Here’s the story that you’ve been waiting for – everything you need to know to shape up your booty for swimsuit season. Keep reading for the essential exercises that target your glutes to give it the shape and tone you’ve been wanting. Better Booty Exercise #1: Hip Lift A great exercise to work your glutes is… Read More →

9 things that happen when you get fit

Physical fitness. It’s a goal, a lifestyle, a surefire way to set yourself apart from the legions of people who are too lazy or scared to make the changes necessary to gain physical fitness. If you happen to be one of the people who have yet to truly commit to physical fitness, understanding the perks… Read More →

Tips to help you fall in love with fitness

If you find yourself running on the treadmill and going nowhere, it may be time to mix things up. LA Fitness Master Personal Trainer Angie Witte says she loves having fun with her clients and encourages them to get out of their comfort zone and find exercises they enjoy doing. “It’s difficult to maintain that… Read More →

ASU grads launch Club Nutrition in Tempe

Calling all fitness fanatics: a new store, Club Nutrition, is holding their grand opening on March 25th located on College Avenue in Tempe. Club Nutrition is more than just a supplement shop, it is a lifestyle. Their organic supplements — protein, pre-workout, post-workout, creatine and anabolic nutrients not only help improve your workout routine but can… Read More →

Craig Hocknull will open new junior golf program

Craig Hocknull

Former Southwest Section PGA of America Teacher of the Year and Youth Player Development award winner Craig Hocknull will begin the spring semester of his Outback Junior Golf Team on February 20. The 15-week schedule will include high-level coaching from Hocknull, who is one of Arizona’s top teachers ranked by Golf Digest Magazine, and in partnership… Read More →

Here are 7 healthy resolutions you can keep

It’s tough finding a New Year’s resolution, especially one that you can keep throughout the entire year. If you pick the right resolutions you can face the New Year with vigor. If your resolutions include fitness, here are seven resolutions that you can keep that will help you achieve big strides towards your fitness goals… Read More →

HYPOXI opens studio in Biltmore Fashion Park

Get ready to exercise with the HYPOXI method at the new HYPOXI USA studio, which opened Monday in Phoenix’s Biltmore Fashion Park. HYPOXI offers a unique training method that combines advanced compression technology with low-impact exercise to burn fat and reduce cellulite in targeted areas. This is the second HYPOXI studio in Arizona and the… Read More →

Off The Grid Fitness mixes exercise, ‘green’ living

French fitness enthusiast Eric Guilleminault developed his competitive edge in college as an intern for a trainer prepping college players for the NFL combine. “This allowed me to pay for my own training and expand my professional ambitions,” said the 36-year-old local Scottsdale gym owner. Since he was a college athlete himself, it was this… Read More →

Weight Watchers launches ‘Beyond the Scale’

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In the biggest change in 50 years, Weight Watchers has adopted a more holistic approach to weight loss called Beyond the Scale. This approach, which intrigued Oprah Winfrey enough to test the program leading to her significant investment in the company, moves away from the strictly food-based formula of points to a more complete program… Read More →