1. Balanced Fitness & Health Blog

    National Nutrition Month

    "Adopting a healthy lifestyle offers more than just weight loss alone, it can also promote your overall health and reduce your risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and even some types of cancer," says registered dietitian nutritionist Ximena Jimenez. "Now is the time to …Read More

  2. Balanced Fitness & Health Blog

    Maintaining intensity

    Maintaining intensity through an entire workout, let alone a week, can be difficult. It’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture. The past three weeks I have been doing 6 sets of 8 reps on my heavier compound lifts and 8 sets of 10 reps on my isolation and cable exercises. My focus during these …Read More

  3. 2015 Industry Challenge Winners

    Congrats on a job well done! Balanced Fitness and Health would like to thank everyone that participated in this year's Industry Challenge and to those that came out to our closing party at Don Chido! Here are the final results: 1st Place: Team Domination - 4.45% BF loss 2nd Place: Deck in Your Face …Read More

  4. Balanced Fitness & Health Personal Training

    The Four Elements of Being an Efficient Mover

    Written by Terry Reddinger, Z-Health Master Trainer Is your body operating at an efficient level for maximum results? Sometimes people come to me in pain and cannot figure out why. Through my assessment process I check for the overall quality of what we call "The Four Elements of Efficiency." Asses…Read More

  5. Balanced Fitness & Health Group Class

    NEW CLASS: Vinyasa Yoga

    To kick off the month of February, we've added a new yoga class to our group exercise schedule: Vinyasa Yoga! Vinyasa means "breath-synchronized movement," and it's a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling. The movements are smoothly flowing, which explains w…Read More

  6. Half Marathon Training Tips

    With spring and summer approaching there will be an increase in races in the area. Follow our training tips for a half marathon to help get you in shape, and achieve a goal you are working towards. The 13.1 mile challenge is becoming very popular. While it still requires dedication and a strict trai…Read More

  7. Why Listening to Music Enhances Your Workout

    Imagine sweating and pushing yourself to complete one more set...in silence. Impossible, right? For many, exercising without music is like sleeping with the lights on – doable, but much more difficult and much less enjoyable. In a recent study published in The Asian Journal of Sports Medicine, 12 …Read More

  8. Light the Spark with an Active Date this Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. A day usually reserved for chocolates, flowers and elegant dinners, we're here to help you find active activities that you'll both enjoy, a perfect combination of romance and a little calorie burn in the process. Dance Lessons – Whether it's an hour of …Read More

  9. The Secrets to a Heart Healthy Diet

    February is American Heart Month, so there’s no better time than now to examine heart health. Chronic heart disease has become a major problem in the United States. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports nearly 715,000 Americans suffer from heart attacks each year. Furthermore, one in four d…Read More