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Motivation

How MyZone Improves Your Workout, and Your Results

Myzone Effort Points, or MEPs, are more than a gamification of your fitness routine. MEPs quantify the intensity of your effort – something that’s hard for people to accurately judge, yet it’s critical to the effectiveness of your workout.

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How Busy Execs and Bosses Manage a Training Schedule

We asked our busiest clients how they can make time to strengthen, nourish, tone and tend to their bodies. They had some surprising answers! Read this – and grab an extra gym bag (or sports bra!) before you head out the door. That way, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running and show your fitness goals who’s boss!

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It’s OK to (Stop and) Re-Start a Fitness Routine

I tell returning clients to be realistic. If you take 3 weeks off, you’re going to lose momentum. If you take 3 months off, you’re going to lose some muscle tone, strength, stamina…but the minute you come back to your strength and conditioning routine, you’ve reversed that momentum.

In other words, you’re back on track but the minute you return to training – and with a good coach, you’ll make the most of your return to training.

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Looking for New Ways to Meet Your Goals and Have FUN?

What’s new at Tighten Up? Almost everything! New equipment, technology, trainers…we’re having more fun than ever and so are our clients.  Come see for yourself!  What’s REALLY New at Tighten Up? Really, quite a LOT!  The studio is lighter and brighter and the music is even better than before. It’s a more comfortable, fun, and motivating…

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Start Your Successful Fitness Journey Today

Fitness journey

I was recently asked what advice I’d give to someone starting their fitness journey. This couldn’t have come at a better time than when a lot of people are trying to get into shape for the holidays. I ended up with 7 things one can do to start a successful fitness journey. Without wasting any…

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MY 6 TIPS TO FIND MOTIVATION TO EXERCISE

Start the new year with a new you! After the holidays are over we are back to our daily routines; work, commitments, and timetables. Gone are the days of endless feasts on minced pies, mulled wine, and delicious roast dinners. What is left is the reality of our scale likely to show a bigger number than before.…

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10 THINGS TO KNOW WHEN STARTING YOUR FITNESS JOURNEY

1. Strength Training Should Be Part of EVERY Program While the best program for you will be unique to your goals, every single good program should include some sort of strength training. Building and maintaining lean muscle helps to boost your metabolism, corrects muscular imbalances and creates the strength that’s needed to perform any movement…

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