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HIIT Training | Understanding Zones and Heart Rate

Originally published May 3, 2018. Updated January 3, 2020. There has been a lot of buzz in the fitness community about HIIT (high-intensity interval training) and using your heart rate to determine your intensity. For the longest time, we have exercised without much thought as to what our heart rate is or why it is […]

Trainer Pick | Younger Next Year by Chris Crowley & Dr. Henry Lodge

Trainer Pick | Younger Next Year by Chris Crowley & Dr. Henry Lodge

If you haven’t heard, I recently completed my Senior Fitness Specialist Certification. There are many reasons why I felt compelled to further my expertise in working with older clients. The following highlights a few of the most important reasons: Between the ages of 65-75, we all lose 15% of our muscle. This fact contributes to the […]

Dietitian Picks – Cookbooks and Books

It is the start of a new year (and a new decade), which means new goals, resolutions, aspirations. This year set yourself up for success to reach your goals by creating a plan of action to reach them. Not sure where to start? Below are some of my favorite cookbooks for new recipe inspiration, and […]

Monthly Wellness Challenge | Healthy New Year's Resolutions

Monthly Wellness Challenge: Commitment

Another year has come and is almost gone, so now is the time to start thinking about what you would like to achieve in 2020. I’m sure that most of us can say that we had goals for ourselves in 2019 but were unable to achieve them because well, life just happened.   Illnesses, injuries […]

Workout of the Week #52

Need some workout inspiration? Give our workout of the week a try! Feel free to modify as needed based on your ability and available time, and reach out on social or at the health club if you have any questions about the movements. THE WORKOUT Equipment Needed: Medicine Ball Complete 2-3 Rounds 15 reps each […]

Back on Track: How “Pre-habilitation” helped Craig Engel Recover from Knee Replacement Surgery

Back on Track: How “Pre-habilitation” helped Craig Engel Recover from Knee Replacement Surgery

When Craig Engel tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee for the third time, he found himself in a surprising position. Over the next two to three years, he was turned away from every doctor he approached about a knee replacement, who all told him “you’re too young and you’ll have to […]

Next 90 Days Challenge 2-Month Check-in

Next 90 Days Challenge 2-Month Check-in

If you’ve been participating in our “Next 90 Days Wellness Challenge“, this is your two-month check-in! I’m sure you have not been 100% “perfect” for the whole month of November. That’s OKAY! It’s time to hit the refresh button, and finish out the last 30 days with new-found confidence to stick to those goals you’ve […]

Homemade Food Holiday Gifts

Homemade Foods that Make the Perfect Holiday Gift

I love the holiday season, and all that comes with it – the time with family and friends, the traditions, the decorations and the food. Some of my favorite traditions growing up were making decorating the tree and making Christmas cookies, and I love sharing these traditions, as well as making new traditions with my […]

Next 90 Days Challenge – 1 Month Check-In

Hello Performance Members! How are those Next 90 Days Challenges going? We are almost a third of the way to the end of our challenge with one month down and two to go. I will say the next two will be the most challenging because we have Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day in there. […]

5 Things That Will Instantly Cheer You Up

November is a month where we tend to show more appreciation for the things that we have rather than the things that we don’t, but why does it only happen one time a year? Psychologists have found that it is far easier for us to focus on situations that are negative and dwell on them […]

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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

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“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

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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.*

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Barry C

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“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.”*

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“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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