How Early is Too Early to Get A Child Involved in Fitness

By All American Fitness | May 4, 2018

Do you feel inclined to get the children in your life into fitness from a young age? We know that instilling healthy values in a child from an early age is encouraged, but, is there an age too early? The easy answer to this question is absolutely not! The key to getting young children involved […]

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4 Tips to Make Cardio More Fun

By All American Fitness | April 12, 2018

Image Credit: Centerra We discussed before how important cardio is for heart health. Unfortunately, many people still struggle to do cardio because mindlessly plodding along on a treadmill is so boring and unpleasant. No surprise, as doing the same thing every day becomes mentally exhausting even for the most dedicated of us. You can make […]

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Why Kids Need to Be Active

By All American Fitness | March 29, 2018
Why Kids Need to Be Active

What It Means to be Skinny-Fat Several years ago, Time Magazine reported on the alarming new “skinny-fat” phenomenon. Unless a person is clearly anorexic, many people commonly equate being thin with being healthy. This is often not the case. Many young people have fast metabolisms that allow them to eat whatever they want without gaining […]

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5 Common Injuries to Avoid at the Gym

By All American Fitness | March 6, 2018

The more you work out and improve your strength and endurance, the more you can push yourself to lift heavier and train harder. Unfortunately, it’s easy to set yourself up for a workout-related injury if you’re not careful. These are five common exercise injuries, most of which can be avoided with enough care and preparation: […]

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Staying Heart Healthy

By All American Fitness | February 2, 2018

Now that January is over, gyms are getting less crowded as the effect of New Year’s Resolutions starts to subside.  However, if you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’re more attuned to a healthy routine than most.  Keep up the good work into February and beyond! February is Heart Health month.  Heart disease is the […]

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5 Mistakes You Make When Trying to Gain Weight Healthily

By All American Fitness | February 1, 2018
Unhealthy food

Image source: Losing weight is one of the most common goals that many adults have as they attempt to slim down and improve their physique over time. In some cases, gaining weight is often a goal to become healthier and fill out more for some individuals. If you want to gain weight healthily without […]

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Should You Work Out During Your Lunch Break?

By All American Fitness | January 7, 2018
Should You Work Out During Your Lunch Break

For busy people who struggle to find time to exercise, working out over your lunch break makes excellent sense. You may have a full hour or more available for a lunch break that you may be thinking about using as gym time. However, before you determine that this plan will work well for your schedule, […]

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Life Fitness New Year’s Sale! Save Up to $400

By All American Fitness | January 2, 2018

Start the year off right with savings on Life Fitness One of the biggest opportunities to save on Life Fitness this year is here!  From January 1 – January 15, 2018, save up to $400 on Life Fitness equipment.  From treadmills to cross-trainers, from rowers to bikes and gym machines, this sale covers nearly all* […]

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How to Manage Your Cheat Days

By All American Fitness | December 3, 2017

Image source: With Christmas nearly here, it’s time to start thinking about and planning your cheat days, so they’re as successful as possible. If you’re not familiar with the concept, it goes like this. To add to your success dieting, you build in a day or two per week to indulge in food and […]

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5 Tips for Managing Common Aches and Pains

By All American Fitness | November 2, 2017

Fitness can leave you feeling sore and achy for days if you aren’t careful. The best way to prevent joint pain and sore muscles before they start is by stretching when your muscles are already warm. Waiting until after a warm-up will minimize the pain and avoid tearing. Another prevention idea would be through your […]

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