Marathon Nutrition Fueling Tips
3 Fueling Tips for Marathon & Half Marathon Training

It is finally here – a marathon and half marathon in the Corridor area! As an avid runner, I wish that I could participate in the RUN CRANDIC race this April, but becoming a mommy to our second daughter at the end of March, is well worth missing out on it this year. I know […]

National Cherry Month Recipes and Tips
National Cherry Month

When I think of sweet and juicy cherries, I think of summer. While most people enjoy cherries during the summer since their season is May-August, February is actually National Cherry month. It was established to help bring awareness to the availability of the fruit throughout the year. These nutrient dense treats are delicious, and can […]

National Peanut Butter Day
National Peanut Butter Day

Peanut butter is delicious –I eat it every day! Not only does it taste good, but it is an easy way to get a nutrient boost. Peanut butter may contain a significant amount of fat per serving, but it is the heart healthy type of fat. It is rich in unsaturated fats, which can decrease […]

What are macronutrients? A quick overview from Ashley Pearson
What are macronutrients and why does your body need them?

Macronutrients are nutrients that the body needs in large amounts to provide the body with energy (calories). Not only is energy needed for physical activity, but also for everyday activities like talking, reading, and eating. It’s also necessary to perform vital functions like keeping your heart beating. The three macronutrients are carbohydrates, protein and fat. […]

5 Tips for Sticking to your New Year's Resolutions
5 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year is a time for resolutions. Most of resolutions made are too ambitious and end up losing momentum after a few weeks. Many individuals set goals to lose weight, get fit, or eat better with good intentions. The issue is when these goals are set too far of reach. Setting goals and working […]

Holiday Nutrition Tips
5 Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

It is that time of year again – work parties, family gatherings, social events with friends, and all have an abundance of food. From appetizers and festive drinks to sugar cookies and pies there are plenty of chances to indulge in your favorite foods. The availability of these indulgent foods can lead to anxiety for […]

Corrective Exercises to Prevent Low Back Pain

Low back pain affects a large number of people – including athletes. Many times this pain can end up preventing its sufferers from exercising and, when severe enough, performing their regular daily activities. These exercises are designed to prevent low back pain by addressing hip mobility, thoracic spine mobility and core stability.

The Facts on Fats

Fat is a nutrient necessary for your health. Our body uses fat for energy, insulation, and to help absorb vitamin A, D, E and K. Fat gets a bad reputation, but not all fats are the same. There are different types of fats: unsaturated fats (polyunsaturated fat and monounsaturated fat), saturated fat, and trans fat. […]

July is National Blueberry Month

Blueberries are a sweet treat that are bursting with nutrients! They are an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese, and provide a good amount of fiber in each bite-sized berry. Blueberries contain high amounts of antioxidants, which can help to decrease risk of illnesses and diseases caused by oxidative stress. Anthocyanins are what give […]

Make each workout count

Yesterday you decided that today you were going to commit yourself to a new workout program. Whether you are novice or advanced, you have finally decided that you want something different out of your body. Now the question is how do you get there? There are many variables that contribute to a well-rounded fitness program: […]

Tom P

Since joining Performance, I have made huge gains. The process of recovering from knee surgery has been much easier because of the expertise of the Performance staff in helping me get back to full strength. I would recommend this gym to anyone.*

Kim C

Performance Fitness Member

“I joined Performance and it has changed my life. Gone are the days when I dreaded trying on clothes at the store, Thanks to Performance, I feel like a super fit mom.”*

Seth D

Performance Fitness Member

Under the guidance of trainers, I have been able to decrease my 5K time from 28 minutes to under 20 minutes in just 2 years.  I have also lost 30 pounds while increasing strength, endurance and power.*

Connie R

Training over the last few years at Performance has been the best health decision I have ever made.  Leslie, my current trainer, keeps me on track to stay fit and strong, makes our sessions interesting and challenging, and is always positive, even when I have setbacks.*

Barry C Testimonial
Barry C

Performance Fitness Member

“I am a competitive cyclist and have been in personal training at Performance for 6 years. The best part about the trainers is that they know our medical histories very well.  Leslie is great at modifying a training session specifically to each individual person’s limitations so as to avoid injury.”*

Pat S

Performance Fitness Member

“I’m retired and enjoy a full, active life. This is due, in no small part, to the time I spend at Performance. The group classes provide a great workout and lots of variety. Plus, a fun way to meet new friends!”*

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