Where are You in the 6 Stages of Readiness for Change?

I absolutely love my job and what I enjoy the most is having the ability to sit down with people to talk about their wellness goals. After we establish what their goals are, we have to take a look at their current lifestyle, as well as some measurements of their current fitness level by doing […]

Strength Training Tips for Runners

Strength Training Tips for Runners

Attention Runners! It has been a goal of mine to raise awareness about the benefits of strength training for runners as a personal trainer but also as someone who has witnessed the benefits first hand when I completed my first half marathon 2 years ago. When it comes to competitive athletes who incorporate consistent strength […]

Whole Grains for Heart Health & Egg-White Oats Recipe

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. is cardiovascular disease. Heart disease or stroke can occur at any age. February is Heart Month, which aims to bring awareness to heart disease and promote heart health. Younger individuals (35-64) are at a […]

Self Care 101 + Our Self-Care Wellness Challenge

I don’t know about you, but I am always on Pinterest finding things that interest me. This year, a lot of the things I pinned were helpful ways to take care of myself. I tend to be one of those people that always says yes, takes on too many projects, then gets overwhelmed. During the […]

Why Squat Burpees Beat the Rest

With the recent explosion of high-intensity exercise, burpees are everywhere – and they come in all shapes and sizes. Here we explain why opting for the squat burpee is your best bet. Burpees are one of the simplest ways to seriously spike your heart rate and build cardio endurance, and as a result they are […]

How to Find the Perfect Sports Bra

How to Find the Perfect Sports Bra

I stand looking in the mirror after getting dressed in the morning. I notice my bra seems to be fitting a little snug. Is that side boob? Are my boobs supposed to be squished together like this? How in the heck am I supposed to know how my sports bra should fit? I mean it […]

Thyroid 101 and How to Fight Imbalances with Proper Nutrition

Thyroid 101 and How to Fight Imbalances with Proper Nutrition

January is Thyroid Awareness Month which is our opportunity to help shed light on this small gland and the role it plays in our overall health and wellness. As confirmed by the American Thyroid Association, more than 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. Far too often thyroid disorders […]

Probiotics vs Prebiotics – What’s the Difference and Do You Need Both?

You have most likely heard of probiotics and prebiotics, but what are they and do you need them? They are components of food that may improve health, specifically gut health. Gut health has been getting a lot of buzz lately, and for good reason – the gut’s bacterial composition affects us more than previously thought. […]

What Does the Term “Weight Loss” Really Mean?

As the Director of Training and Wellness Services at Performance Health & Fitness, it is part of my job to meet with new members. This is something I absolutely love because it allows me to establish a relationship with every member that walks through the door. It also gives me a chance to direct them […]

Healthier You in 2019 + Our 30-Day 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 2019. I’m sure that most of us can say that we had goals for ourselves in 2018 but were unable to achieve them because well, life just happened.   Illnesses, injuries […]

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!”*

*Results may vary