Small Group Workouts Are Most Motivating

Thursday, January, 9th, 2020 at 1:25 pm by Club USA

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Forty-seven percent o members who responded to a Industry survey said that working out in a small group setting of less than 20 people would be the most motivating workout. That compares to 21 percent who said that working out by themselves was most motivating and 19 percent who said that working out with a friend would motivate them the most. Women favored small group workouts while men favored working out with a friend. What [Read More...]

Trust the System

Wednesday, January, 8th, 2020 at 10:12 am by Club USA

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Tribe Team Training @clubusafitness is wrapping up season 7 and these Tribe Members can tell you first hand that it ain’t no picnic!! . 6 weeks of progressive programming ✔ Bonding with their Tribes ✔ Weight loss, recovery, and strength ✔ Season 1 starts Monday, January 13th, 2020

Weightlifting May Prevent Colon Cancer, New Study Says

Tuesday, January, 7th, 2020 at 1:20 pm by Club USA

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Researchers at the National Cancer Institute found that weekly weightlifting reduced colon cancer risk by at least 25 percent in both males and females. They also found that weightlifting can reduce one’s risk of developing kidney cancer as well. Colon and kidney cancer are among the 10 most common forms of cancer in the United States today. Scientists may have discovered a new strategy for preventing the second-deadliest cancer in the United States: weightlifting. In [Read More...]

Habits begin in as little as 21 days

Monday, January, 6th, 2020 at 10:10 am by Club USA

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Though some like fitness, nutrition, and positive thinking may take longer, they all begin with a decision and desire to be our best selves. As we approach a new year its important to remember that all great changes start from within with the simple words, “I can and I will!” . At Club USA we want to help everyone push themsleves to their greatest ability. We should always remember that the best you doesn’t begin [Read More...]

Stability Proceeds Mobility

Friday, January, 3rd, 2020 at 10:07 am by Club USA

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As Trainers, we start with stabilizing our clients. Then we add weight, and finally incorporate movement. Learning how to organize your spine and properly transfer force and weight is critical to any training program. . Stabilzation is the foundation of: . Body awareness – knowing where your limbs and joints are organized in space. . Strength – knowing how to tranfer force through your core will help you push heavy weights and prevent low back [Read More...]

Hex Bar Deadlift

Thursday, January, 2nd, 2020 at 4:03 pm by Club USA

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The Hex or Trap Bar is an excellent addition to any leg and back day. What makes it so great? . ????Standing in the middle of the load makes is easier to center your weight over the middle of your foot allowing you to control your lifting force more effectively. . ????Eases low back pressure and reduces form flaws that barbells can create. . ????Can be used for a variety of exercises in the gym [Read More...]

Static Stretching vs. Dynamic Stretching

Saturday, December, 28th, 2019 at 4:01 pm by Club USA

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Warming up before a workout is just as crucial as cooling down after one. . BEFORE – Dynamic stretching should serve the purpose of priming the muscles, joints, and mind for the workout to come! That means that warming up the shoulders, hips, and back through lightweight, full range of motion exercises is key to getting the most of your lifts and cardio! . AFTER – Static Stretching after a strenulus workout means holding an [Read More...]

Member Appreciation

Wednesday, December, 25th, 2019 at 4:00 pm by Club USA

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Steve Stith is 100% living proof that we don’t stop pushing ourselves because we get old, we get old because we stop pushing ourselves! . As an avid runner and fitness enthusiast since the mid 1970s, Steve has completed the Pikes Peaks Marathon 12x, and credits a lifetime of fitness with saving his life after 2 heart attacks and a stroke which has caused him to lose 30% of his cardiac muscle! . At 74 [Read More...]

Finding It Hard to Work Out at Night?

Monday, November, 18th, 2019 at 12:40 pm by Club USA

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There’s something tragic about bending over backward (literally) to take off a dry sports bra that hasn’t been used at all. Though removing sweaty undergarments from your body post-workout might be hard, too, this seems a lot less fulfilling. After all, it restricted your boobs for however long you wore it without getting to support you strutting in full stride on the treadmill or crushing a few rounds of HIIT. That’s why one of the [Read More...]

Doctors Explain the Link Between Carbs and Belly Fat — and Which Carbs Are Healthiest

Thursday, September, 26th, 2019 at 10:21 am by Club USA

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Carbs aren’t the only cause of belly fat, but if you eat a lot of them, they can certainly play a role. “If you eat any type of macronutrient in excess, you will gain weight,” Robert Milanes, MD, founder of Luminary MD in Irvine, CA, told POPSUGAR. Still, the way carbs are digested makes them particularly risky when you’re trying to lose weight or prevent weight gain. “Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose, which may [Read More...]