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Santa Fe Century and Half-Century

The Santa Fe Century and half-century cycling event took place Sunday, May 20th with all of our riders doing very well. In fact, Gretta was the first female finisher of the Medio Fondo (half-century) race!  Congratulations Gretta and to Catherine, CJ, Cat, Maggie, Sandi and Jean—we are so proud of you!

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Cool Down Basics

What is a “cool down”? Usually, a cool down segment is performed following the exertion segments of an exercise program. And, it literally means to cool the body temperature down following rigorous exercise which has elevated the heart rate and the body’s core temperature, for an extended period of time. Cool down segments may be…

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Three Excellent Deltoid Exercises

The deltoid muscles move the glenohumeral joint through abduction, flexion and extension. These muscles engage when the arm moves away from the sides of the body. Along with the rhomboids, serratus anterior, pectoralis major, latissimus dorsi and rotator cuff (i.e. supraspinatus/infraspinatus/teres minor and subscapularis – SITS muscles), the deltoids contribute to the mobility and stability…

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Charting Your Fitness Path

Whether beginning an exercise program for the first time, or continuing your fitness journey, charting the fitness pathways that you will follow is crucial to the success of the program.  Utilizing the micro, meso and macro approach to charting your fitness path creates an organizational component to the process which promotes program successes.  As always,…

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Walking Tall

Walking is an excellent form of cardiovascular endurance exercise and our main mode of locomotion.  And, while walking technique may not be rocket science, it is exercise science and, there are proper walking/gait biomechanics which may provide the walker with all the benefits walking has to offer as well as preventing potential overuse injuries and…

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A Word from Jackie

Happy 4th Birthday Mountain Life Fitness! It is with sincere gratitude that we thank each and every one of you for your support and patronage over these past four years. We opened our doors on June 23rd, 2014 after we purchased this warehouse, which was just a shell with no infrastructure in December of 2013,…

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Be Active Everyday

Combining a consistently performed safe and effective exercise program and a healthy eating regimen with an active daily lifestyle is the “magical” plan to ensure a lifetime of health and fitness.   The active daily lifestyle component of this plan is crucial to its success.  The more active you are throughout the day, the more calories…

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Calendar at a Glance

Calendar at a Glance – May 2018-August 2018 Monday, May 14th           Bring a Friend to Workout Day Sunday, May 20th             Final Sunday we are open until after Labor Day Sunday, May 27th             Closed on Sundays until after Labor Day Monday, May 28th           Closed in observance of Memorial Day Friday, June 1st                 Kick-off of our “Happy…

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The Blend Refresher

Our shakes are all natural, from the skim or almond milk to the nutritious fruit purees. We use freeze dried fruits and vegetables, natural peanut butter and whey and soy protein. Every ingredient we use is free of any artificial ingredients or synthetic sweeteners. There are no added sugars or GMO’s. The Blend shakes are…

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A Total Body Circuit Training—Calorie Blasting Workout

Integrate this total body circuit training – calorie blasting workout into your workout regimen.  Not only will you efficiently burn calories, you will strengthen every major muscle group in your body, including the nose to toes core and also improve your stamina.  This workout is simple to set up, you do not require much equipment,…

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