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Struggling to Lose Weight? Read This Post!

This past year, I took a wild turn in my weight loss journey. I started the year committed to resolving my biggest fitness challenge: keeping weight off!  If you have followed my blog, you know that weight gain is my most significant struggle.  Lasting changes in this area elude me.  I don’t know why.  But […]

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Joint Friendly Fitness

I was recently reminded of the importance of a personal trainer who truly listens to you and is able to create an injury-free fitness program that works with (not against) the areas of your body in need of a little extra care.  There is nothing more frustrating and disappointing to feel that your personal trainer […]

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Ways to be Kind to Your Body

Over the last week, I spent six days learning and practicing how to be kind to my body and to create more health and wellness.  I attended a 6-day yoga immersion training.  I loved it!  The course taught us about the structure and importance of the soft tissues (fascia) in the body.  And we learned […]

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Strong the Strand Way!

Strong muscles and bones keep you moving with confidence! By far, keeping their body strong, injury-free, and moving as they age is the number one goal of our personal training clients.  Taking off a few pounds is also important, but strength is most important.  While they might not use these words, I believe they are […]

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What’s the Fitness Journey About Anyway?

An interesting question, isn’t it?  Why do we put ourselves through the discomfort of working out?  Why do we stress about how to eat healthier?  What are we trying to achieve?  Be Healthier “Being healthier” is a very common fitness goal.  Losing weight and maintaining healthy blood pressure + cholesterol are important components of this […]

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Weight Watchers Changed Their Name!

The world of weight loss is changing.  Even the iconic company, Weight Watchers, is changing.  With their new name, WW, they are leaving “weight” behind and encouraging healthier habits instead.   Today’s generation is more preventative; they want to live healthy This was a headline in one of the articles I read about the new WW.  […]

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What You Need to Know About Total Body Fitness

Total Body Fitness means what it implies – getting the total body fit. Here are the five most essential elements of a total body fitness plan. Learn more about how to achieve optimal fitness at any age – click here to download our eBook, I am Older, Now What? Strength Building In strength training, “Total […]

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A Few Words on Exercise and Injury

Here at Strand Fitness, one of our most important objectives is providing an injury-free environment. It is one of the most compelling reasons why we work the way we do with our clients.  Our one-on-one approach to fitness programming enables us to select the most appropriate exercise for each client.  This reduces the risk of […]

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You Really Can Feel Less Old! It’s Simple!

Our interest in mobility has a positive correlation to our lack of it!  In other words, we become interested in how our joints and body move when we begin to feel stiff and old. Fortunately, it is not too late to regain our mobility.  It just takes making it a priority and then spending some […]

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How to Get Results From Your Strength Training Program

If I’m being honest with myself, I feel a little lost in my fitness. Those who know me and see me work out at Strand Fitness may be surprised to read that statement. My personal trainers may also be surprised to see these words, as I work out with them four days a week like […]

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