Blogs

Our bloggers are fitness instructors, runners, bikers, professors, therapists, recreationists, psychologists, nutritionists, parents and, overall, members of our community. Check back often for new posts and leave a comment to engage in the conversation.

May 7, 2015
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Mothers sacrifice their bodies for love

By Samantha Williams/personal trainer Much of this blog only pertains to the ladies out there, but men shouldn’t tune out just yet; you need to hear this too.    I’m going to open up and share, a lot. I’m trying to show the world that I am not afraid of […]
January 8, 2015
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Be a lover, not a fighter

By Samantha Williams/personal trainer January is upon us, which means New Year’s resolutions.  I recently read a statistic that said one-third of the people who make resolutions make theirs about getting healthy.   That’s a whole lot of new people at the gym. YOUR gym. That means a lot of […]
December 2, 2014
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Join me and commit to a month of no excuses

By Samantha Williams I have heard it all. As a personal trainer and fitness instructor, I have heard every excuse out there. I actually just had people share with me what their personal favorites are (I mean the ones they use to get out of working out or taking care […]
July 24, 2014
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Stop looking for excuses, start finding inspiration

By Samantha Williams/Personal Trainer     I am likely about to make some people angry and possibly make a few enemies, but I’m OK with that.   As a personal trainer and fitness instructor, I am used to being “hated” a lot of the time.    This is not meant […]
July 3, 2014
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We do not live in a one-size-fits-all world

By Samantha Williams/Personal Trainer We do not live in a one-size-fits-all world. You probably think this is going to be all about how people are made up of all different shapes and sizes, right?   While that is true, that is not what you are about to read.   I […]
May 7, 2014
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When it comes to fitness, be a kid

By Samantha Williams/Personal Trainer     Have you ever watched kids at play?    I am pretty sure most of us have.   But I want you to take a closer look. Watch how kids move and play.    Now, do exactly what they are doing! Get outside, ride your […]
April 7, 2014
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Make the gym your happy place

By Samantha Williams/Personal Trainer     I often wonder if I am doing more for myself physically or mentally when I work out.   We all know that when we do any sort of physical exercise, we get stronger and healthier, but I have become more and more aware lately […]
March 11, 2014
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Don’t be so quick to judge

By Samantha Williams/Personal Trainer Recently, I had a very insightful conversation with a woman from one of my classes. I was so happy she felt comfortable enough to open up a bit because she said she never gets to complain about this issue. People are quick to roll their eyes […]
January 31, 2014
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Making it about more than the number on the scale

By Samantha Williams/Personal Trainer     I am a personal trainer and fitness instructor, and January is always the month of “newbies” and their New Year’s resolutions. I love their enthusiasm and how set they are on this being the year they eat better, work out harder and finally reach […]
January 7, 2014
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It’s never too late to fall in love with fitness

By Samantha Williams/Personal Trainer     It’s never to late to fall in love with fitness.   Most people I meet assume I have always been athletic or into sports.   Not true.   At all.     I tried several different sports as a child, but I never stuck […]