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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 […]

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

Next 90 Days Wellness Challenge

Live the Next 90 Days, Like the First 30 Days in 2020

I have not had a chance to read her second book, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis, but I did read her first book, Girl Wash Your Face and I loved it! Life is chaotic and it’s hard to balance everything at once. She really put it into perspective that you take a step back, breathe, […]

Benefits of Barbell Training

Overcoming Adversity and the Benefits of Barbell Training

When entering a gym, one of the first things that you will notice is the vast difference in training styles. As a new member, this can be mentally and visually overwhelming. What do you try first? How do you know what will fit you best? The answer is simple: try it all. In my experience, […]

Trying Something New is Good for Your Overall Health

Can you believe that September is already here? Some of you may be starting to “Fall into Fitness” by adding a new fitness/wellness routine to your life, or you may have already one established but need a nudge to try something new. Our September Challenge is for all of you! I challenge you to try […]

4 Tips for Finding the Right Fitness Program for You

Updated – Originally published 05/30/2017 In this ever-changing and growing industry of fitness, new and exciting workout trends are popping up all the time. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), heart rate zone training, kettlebell, CrossFit and hot yoga are just to name a few. The options are endless when choosing which type of program works best […]

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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

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.*

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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.”*

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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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