What’s the number one phrase you hear from trainers when you’re exercising? Feel the burn. But is that actually something you should aim for? The results are mixed, which is why ourtrainers at Vitruvian Fitness want you to really consider when someone tells you to feel the burn.
Deciding to make a healthy lifestyle change takes courage and dedication, and knowing where to begin can be a real challenge. Personal trainers are a great resource. They are your coach and cheerleader, and will do everything they can to set you up for success. However, success comes from both parties being on the same […]
Three Reasons Your Body Needs Recovery X Weekly Work without rest is a wasted effort. ~ T-Dub Recovery X is a group class that focuses on soft tissue work and restorative movements. It’s an active recovery day class that balances out the hard work you do in the gym and in life. The benefit, similar to […]
Triathlons are the apex event for athletes looking to test their endurance. The combination of swimming, biking, and running challenges even the most seasoned competitors. However, competing in a triathlon isn’t as far-fetched as it seems, as there are leveled events from sprints to the Ironman. Here are tips and tricks for Triathlon training to […]
Spring is finally here and the weather is warming up, which means it’s time to get ready for the summer cycling season. Whether you’re a casual rider or a seasoned pro, we at Vitruvian Fitness can help you reach your next milestone. Here’s how to best prepare yourself for any of the trails or races you have set […]
When starting a workout program, it’s important to find something that works well for you. Exercise shouldn’t be something you hate to do; in fact, the more reasons you have to enjoy your workout, the more likely you are to make it a habit. Here at Vitruvian, we incorporate TRX Suspension Training in every program […]
When aiming for an overall healthier lifestyle, working out is usually one of the first things that spring to mind. But exercise shouldn’t be the only thing you do to stay fit—it’s just one piece of a larger puzzle. Your activities outside the fitness studio are just as important as the ones within. At Vitruvian […]
Fitness, health, and wellness are too often confused with weight, but this belief is both troublesome and without merit. The number you see on the scale is just that: a number, without any insight into anything else. Not your happiness, not your health, not your speed, power, or flexibility—you get where we’re going with this. […]
Everyone knows that cultivating a regular exercise routine is great for your body, mind, and spirit, but fewer people are aware of the extra benefits gained only by enrolling in a group fitness class. For instance, did you know that group workouts yield better results than training solo? Not to mention, group fitness classes are […]
For many of us, life is hectic and it can be tough to pencil in some time for the gym. It’s helpful to know the difference between “traditional” strength training and functional training, so you can make the best decision for your needs. Not sure what these terms mean? Here, we explain the fundamental differences.