What comes first? Cardio or lifting? Well the answer isn’t that easy. We break down different scenarios for what order you should go in for your fitness goals.
Summer is here! While Washingtonians patiently await the warmer weather, we can currently take advantage of the seasonal produce. This shake uses seltzer water for an extra added kick of effervesce. You can use a flavored variety such as watermelon or lime to amp up the flavor. If that is too adventurous for you, tap […]
Adding yoga into your running routine is is helpful on multiple levels. Yoga helps strengthen and stretch tight muscles to help promote healing and also helps increase blood flow to joints and muscles. 1. Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge) Opens up the hip flexors, low back and tops of the feet. 2. Parighasana (Gait Pose) Targets inner […]
Your favorite PRO Club enrollment classes are headed to your living room. With the stay at home order extension and fitness being in the last phases of opening up Washington State, our World Class instructors are ready to get personal with new Virtual 6-Week Fitness Class experiences. These classes will be taught on the Zoom […]
After taking time off from regular exercise, it is important to be smart when you are returning to a routine.
By: Caroline Fleming, Group Fitness Instructor at PRO Club Running is certainly one of the most simple and effective ways to get a great workout in. I have increased my mileage during these weeks at home and have enjoyed both the physical and mental benefits. One of the main advantages of getting a run in […]
By Staci Alden, Director of Group Fitness at PRO Club I WISH I could confidently provide all the answers in regards to what to expect when it comes to your favorite fitness facility re-opening. What I DO feel confident sharing are things to consider as you hear more from your local gym to prepare for […]
By Beth Lippman, Pilates Instructor at PRO Club Have you been sitting more, and having pain or discomfort in your neck or back? Sitting short-ens and tightens the front of your hips; and very frequently can cause the spine to lose it’s natural curves. Your low back collapses back when sitting for prolonged periods, and […]
Standing core exercises are an excellent way to not only increase abdominal strength, but also assist in building balance and coordination, while reducing lower back strain at the same time! We tend to think primarily of plank work and seated exercises as the best way to focus on our midsection, however training while standing up […]
After finishing a delicious dinner, are you the type to go for a walk or head for the couch? Before you decide to grab the TV remote, check out these three benefits of walking after your meal. 1) Speeding up your metabolism Walking after a meal helps you burn more calories. This is beneficial in […]