Nate is our newest Manager On Duty with a deep resume in the fitness field. Nate is both a Certified Personal Trainer and a Corrective Exercise Specialist both certifications with NASM.  Nate says he is in the fitness business because “the body is an amazing piece of machinery.”  Nate shared his personal story of being…

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April 2020/May 2020 Hoping to be together again soon! June June 2020 – “Surviving and Thriving Through Health and Fitness” Workshop (specific dates TBD) July 2020 Hoping to offer Winter Training for Cyclists (although we will rename it Summer Cycling for Cyclists!) Specific dates TBD August 2020 Small Group Bike Rides Small Group Hikes Specific…

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As we enter the spring season in earnest and much of the winter weather is behind us, our staff is preparing for the remainder of 2020!  We are looking forward to a “reboot” of our business as this hiatus is hopefully winding down. Thank you for all of your patronage, support, love and amazing community…

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Suzi morrow is a Certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor here at Mountain Life Fitness. As many of you may know, Suzi recently underwent complete knee replacement surgery.  Prior to her surgery, Suzi struggled with Osteoarthritis in her knees and was diagnosed as having a knee condition of bone on bone.  She regularly suffered…

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While not quite here, it is a great time to think about what wonderful summer foods await us in the next few months.  Once here, then enjoy all of the delicious summer foods by following the summer eating from A-Z guidelines! A – Make applesauce from scratch, chill it and then serve it with a…

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Pushups are a staple exercise for most exercise programs.  However, here’s a little “spice” to add to one of the best upper body and nose to toes core exercises on the planet.  The “spice” will be various planks and bridges integrated into pushup sequences.  Add some tempo changes, stir in the right amount of positional…

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When concentrating on performing movement patterns properly understanding where the movement itself originates from is crucial so that you will know how to initiate the movement.  Using the analogy of planning a road trip, the same way you would research your route and refer to maps creating a logical progression for the trip, apply that…

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While we always include lateral motion training during our winter sports preparation programs, lateral motion training is an excellent training modality for just about every sport and activity. Lateral Motion Training (i.e. LMT) takes place predominately in the frontal plane of the body (i.e. moving side to side). Due to the frontal plane demands of…

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The lateral flexors of the spine (i.e. quadratus lumborum, iliocostalis cervicis/lumborum/ thoracis, intertransversarii, levator costarum, scalenus anterior, scalenus medius, scalenus posterior, spinalis cervicis and the external obliques, minimally), move the spine laterally (i.e. to the side). These muscles need to be strong to work in conjunction with our spinal flexors, extensors and rotators so that…

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