1. 5 Trends To Further Your Fitness

    The way we workout is changing. Advances in science and technology have found their way into the gym, and are changing the way we exercise. To make sure you get the most out of the time you spend working out, the following five fitness trends outline how you should develop your fitness routine. High…Read More

  2. The Power of Protein, Minus the Meat

    Protein is important to your diet, especially if you're exercising regularly. The body uses it to restore and rebuild bodily tissues, including the muscles, liver and brain. Amino Acids are the smallest components of protein. The body produces some amino acids, critical for bodily functioning, but n…Read More

  3. Stretch Your Way to Fewer Injuries

    The first thing most people do when they wake up in the morning is raise their arms over their head and get in a nice, relieving stretch. It feels good, it gets your blood flowing, it makes it easier to get up and get going. Yet was it a conscience decision, to stretch it out? Most likely not! Gener…Read More

  4. Spend Less, Get More- H.I.I.T. Training with Tabata

    Lack of time to exercise is the number one reason most people use to explain how they got out of shape. What if there was a workout routine you could do to get the in the best shape of your life, which took less than 10 minutes of actual exercise, and you could do pretty much any exercises you want?…Read More

  5. Overcoming Fitness Excuses

    The hardest part about getting in shape is staying motivated. With a busy schedule and the demands of life, it almost seems impossible to find time to maintain a consistent exercise routine. At Balanced, we value your time and want you to get the most out of your gym visit. Our personal trainer Bran…Read More

  6. Mobile Apps to Help Your Resolutions Make it Past January

    The New Year always brings a time for change, and millions of people resolve to change the way the look. The first step to improving your health and fitness is developing a habit of regular exercise and healthy eating. Also, there are many mobile apps on the market to help you monitor your physical …Read More

  7. What is Functional Fitness?

    Conventional weight training, we are all far too familiar with, is based upon the principle of isolating muscle groups. Think of sitting on a leg extension machine. You sit, stationary, with your hamstrings (muscles on the back of your legs), glutes (rear end) and core (torso and back) supported by …Read More