Try New Foods Wellness Challenge + Honey-Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Winter in the Midwest can be tough, and this winter has been especially brutal. It is easy to fall into a rut this time of year with exercise and food due to the cold and snow. March is quickly approaching, which means spring is right around the corner.  The availability and variety of fresh produce […]

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 […]

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. […]

Pomegranates – A Festive Nutrient Powerhouse

It is that magical time of year. The lights…the ornaments… the tinsel… the pomegranates? The pomegranate is actually a traditional symbol of Christmas in Greece. During the winter it hangs from trees like Christmas ornaments across the Mediterranean region. Pomegranates are in the spotlight as a ‘superfood’, and although no one food is super, pomegranates […]

Collagen – Beneficial or All Hype?

You may have heard a friend talking about collagen, seen it on your Instagram feed, or read about all the impressive ways it can impact your health in your favorite magazine. First off, what is collagen? Secondly, does it live up to the hype? What is Collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the […]

Go Nuts for Walnuts by Ashley Pearson

Go Nuts for Walnuts

During September and October you may notice green balls on the ground around trees. Did you know that inside these green balls are walnuts? Black walnut hulls drop from the tree when they are ready to be harvested, once the green outer hull has softened and split. Unfortunately, many of these hulls are left to […]

Halloween Candy Alternatives and the Teal Pumpkin Project

Tips for a Healthy & Happy Halloween for All: Candy Alternatives & The Teal Pumpkin Project

Halloween is the time of year for spooky decorations, creative costumes and of course, candy. Many parents want their kids to have fun trick or treating, but don’t necessarily love the abundance of candy that comes with it. The candy itself isn’t bad, but the challenge can be how much is consumed and how often. […]

Pumpkin: A Nutritious Fall Favorite

It is officially Fall, the air is crisp and cool, and pumpkin flavored foods are available everywhere. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin bars, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pies, and the list goes on-and-on. Although many typical pumpkin treats are packed with added sugars and fats, pumpkin itself is a very nutrient dense fruit. Benefits of Pumpkin Pumpkin […]

New Picky Bars

Picky Bars – “Real [Good] Food, Built To Fuel”

I often get asked about what bar I would recommend for quick, on-the-go fuel. One brand I always recommend is Picky Bars. I absolutely love these bars – taste, ingredients, nutritional profile, and their mission: “Create a real food energy bar balanced for sport.” Each bar is made from real food ingredients that provide easily […]

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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

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.*

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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.”*

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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