It’s about Change

There’s a really great quote, “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” -Fred Devito If effective exercise and good for you nutrition were easy, everyone would be doing it. Everyone would have successes. As a whole we’d likely be a healthier, happier world. When your exercise routine doesn’t challenge you anymore you probably […]

Fit for Fall Challenge

Fit for Fall Challenge October 8 – November 4   What’s the challenge about: We’re going a little old school on this challenge. There will be nutrition/food tracking, logging your workouts, strict adherence to the plan. It’s four weeks long and includes: pre challenge measurements: Friday October 5th to Sunday October 7th nutrition & recipes […]

More, More, More and Less?

There are likely more recommendations on health and fitness, exercise, weight loss and strength gains than any other subject matter on the consumer market. If not, there are at least too many to count. Who and what should you believe? First and foremost, all the facts are required to make the best, educated decision for […]

Let me help you with your hesitation.

Typically I write to you about my perspective on health, fitness and wellness from being in the industry for almost 15 years – keeping an open mind that I know our fitness programs aren’t for everyone. Today, I want to specifically talk about the programs at Urban Athlete, their benefits and why you shouldn’t hesitate […]

Are You Ready For Summer?!

Gearing Up for Summer… It’s been a long winter and I know we’re all itching to get outside, myself included. It’ll be great to hike in the Wissahickon, bike around the Art Museum and, run on Forbidden Drive and the Kelly Drive loop. In order to maximize your workout efficiency and not loose any momentum […]

How to make fitness successful!

In my experience with the fitness, one of the most challenging conflicts in being successful with your fitness plan is sticking to it. I’ll be one of the first to admit, that fitness isn’t easy. It’s one of those things, that if it was – everyone would be doing it and doing it well. Let’s […]

Our Top 4 For Workout Success

We get it… scheduling your workouts can be a challenge, let alone all the other things you need to get done in a day/week. Success comes from being consistent. Here are our top 4 ways to make your workout plan a success: Sandwich your work week. Never miss a Monday or Friday. Start both the […]

What’s the deal with ROM?

First, what is ROM? Glad you asked! ROM stands for range of motion. It’s a very crucial component of exercise. Working with full range of motion is what makes us stronger overall and specifically in the joint that is doing most of the work. Additionally. as you progress from the basics to more challenging exercises […]

Wednesday Evening: Announcement

Team UA!!   I hate to do this, as we very infrequently do, but we will be closed this evening, Wednesday March 7th. I was out on the roads and many cars are stuck with slick conditions. We want you and the staff to be safe. Clients: check your email for an at home workout […]