Whether Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall it’s important to translate all the hard work you do at Mountain Life Fitness and apply it to your favorite outdoor activities! Whether you like to get out on the lake with your paddle board, ride your road bike up Trail Ridge Road, or crush the deep powder, it…

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We are just around the corner from the New Year (which we are all eagerly waiting for this year!) and it is time to sit down and plan your get fit strategies for 2021.  These are not resolutions because we know that, in general, resolutions do not work for the long haul.  Strategies are plans…

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Maintaining a healthy diet is all about nourishing your body with clean and nutrient dense foods to help fuel you throughout the day. You can eat clean, stay fit, and still enjoy a little treat every now and then. Just keep in mind, indulge in moderation. Just because it’s “healthy” doesn’t mean you should overindulge.…

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Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) is a stretching technique that has been gaining a lot of popularity over the years.  It helps you feel better and move properly.  It is easy to do and you can do it basically anywhere and anytime. Research has found that SMR may –           Correct muscle imbalances –           Increase joint range of…

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As fitness professionals, we spend the vast majority of our time encouraging our clientele to train as intensely as they are safely capable of, pushing their limitations and challenging their bodies to enable them to achieve their stated goals.  However, one of the most important components of a training program is the recovery component. If…

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Hands down 2020 has been one of the most challenging years that I can remember.  We have all of the life challenges that are present in our lives and then those have been combined with the Pandemic and the catastrophic fires.  So much loss, devastation, and sorrow to cope with for each and every one…

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November November 25th  Close at noon for Thanksgiving holiday November 26th Closed all day for Thanksgiving November 27th Delayed opening at 7AM December December 6th     Move It and Lose It Challenge Completes December 14th  Winners of the MILI Challenge Announced December 24th  Close at noon for Christmas holiday December 25th Closed all day for Christmas…

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High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be performed within a variety of modalities.  This type of training is explosive.  It looks and feels like you have been “shot out of a canon”!  The exertion intervals are often shorter in duration; therefore, the shorter the duration of the exertion, the higher the intensity of the drill. …

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Six of many stability fitness tools will be featured this week – the stability ball, the BOSU Balance Trainer, pillow discs, wobble boards, the TRX Suspension and the Strongboard Balance Board. And the difference between the tools and which, if any of these tools you should purchase or use will be discussed.  Locations where these…

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The holidays and the New Year are approaching and it is time to get back to the basic elements of torching fat and getting lean—if that is your goal!  Caloric expenditure occurs where and when the body determines this will happen and is tied to your genetic pre-disposition and how efficiently you train.  However, training…

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