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Lauren Hanan Fitness Testimonial: Amy McCardell

LH Fitness came into my life during the COVID-19 breakout – but the owner I have known for a while. Lauren Hanan, who started LH Fitness, inspired me to get in better shape and take better care of myself. While I was at my current gym, we met during workouts and became good friends. Over the course of our friendship she took the fitness plunge and became an instructor –… Read More »Lauren Hanan Fitness Testimonial: Amy McCardell

Circuit Training…. Burn those calories!

The Value of Circuit Training The “circuit” in circuit training comes from the fact that you do a sequence of exercises back to back to back, and then you repeat the sequence. And then again. You cycle through the planned sequence of exercises, or circuit, multiple times. That’s circuit training. Generally you hit each major muscle group during one full circuit. You may do lower body for one exercise. Then… Read More »Circuit Training…. Burn those calories!

Fitness Community

Fitness Community While your fitness pursuits can certainly be a solo affair, there’s one aspect that can be a determining factor when it comes to the consistency with which you move your body, and the longevity of your endeavors: finding a sense of community. Beyond fitness goals, community allows us to find a sense of belonging. It’s what can support us through some difficult moments — in or out of… Read More »Fitness Community

Why Core Strength is So Important

Original article found here.  Photo: Pressmaster / Shutterstock For as long as crop tops, bikinis, and, well, Britney Spears have been around, there’s been an all-consuming obsession with having a flat, six-pack stomach. Eavesdrop on a personal training consult and, more often than not, you’ll hear the client say, “I want abs.”  It’s about time we appreciate this ever-important muscle group for what it really does, and stop placing all its value… Read More »Why Core Strength is So Important

Don’t Over Do It When You’re Just Starting Out

Original article found here. So you’ve decided to start exercising again. Or maybe you’re going to work out for the first time ever. Either way, congratulations! Exercise has so many benefits for both your mental and physical health. And, if you’re going about it the right way, exercising can be an effective and fun form of self-care. After a while, it might become one of the more enjoyable parts of your day. You’re… Read More »Don’t Over Do It When You’re Just Starting Out