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. Improve Your Game with March Madness Inspired Workouts

    Selection Sunday is just around the corner if you're a college fan, March Madness is one of the best times of the year. The strongest, healthiest and best-trained college basketball teams will be the last ones standing in the end and we have the training guide to keep you in the game until the final…Read More

  7. Myth and Truth: Electrolytes and Your Workout

    First of all, it’s important to understand what electrolytes are. Electrolytes are minerals that break into small, electrically-charged particles called ions when they dissolve in water. Found in blood and cells, electrolytes are important to physical activity because they regulate bodily fluids, …Read More

  8. Stabilizing Your Spine to Power Your Core

    Spinal stability means that your core is strong and able to support the rest of your muscles as you move. Our core is the base we work from, with the intent of creating movement and power around a stable object- your spine. The problem is that it doesn’t stabilize itself - it takes effort. Lack o…Read More

  9. 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