1)  When attending holiday parties where a buffet table laden with delicious food is available, prepare a plate for yourself, then sit down, if possible, away from the table.  Hanging around a buffet table just encourages “nibbling” which can lead to excess caloric intake. 2)  On those special occasions when a meal is being served…

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It is almost 2020!  This is “the” year to revolutionize your life through a combination of a healthy, caloric conscious eating regimen and a consistently performed exercise program.  Avoid the pattern of creating excuses and just take action by following these ten positive, self-affirming steps to get you where you want to go today, throughout…

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No matter where you are at currently in your health and fitness journey, it is time to look forward.  Visualize yourself reading this column on this very day next year and create a clear picture of how you would like to feel and look.  Are you 25 pounds thinner, did you make significantly healthier nutritional…

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Whether it is a small or large group exercise class setting, there are a number of standard suggested etiquette guidelines to follow when attending these classes.   This week nine etiquette guidelines will be featured which may ensure you and those around you, enjoy every workout session to the fullest.  As always, prior to beginning any…

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It goes without saying that being fit requires time, commitment and hard work.  But, fitness can be fun too and this week we are going to highlight several fun ways to get fit and stay fit. As always, please consult your physician prior to beginning any exercise program. Fun Fitness Plans The partner plan– Have…

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While there are many great fitness tools to utilize during ski and winter sport preparation such as BOSU Balance Trainers, pillow discs, Gliding discs, Slide Board, Concept 2 Ski Erg, RIP Trainer, TRX Suspension System, etc. the Strongboard is an excellent addition to your fitness tool box.  The Strongboard Balance “is comprised of four springs…

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What a whirlwind summer this has been in 2019!  It was a bit of a late beginning, but then we enjoyed lovely weather, fantastic new businesses popping up throughout the county, record visitors, and best of all–you, our valued MLF members making time for regular workouts here at the club! The following three months will…

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September September 16th – Registration for Circuit for the Stars Event (Sat. October 12th) September 18th – Wednesday, 7AM Short Cycle begins again September 20th – Registration for Ski Preparation Program begins September 23rd – 14-Day Free Trial Membership begins October October 6th – 14-Day Free Trial Membership ends October 12th – Circuit for the…

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No, this is not going to be yet another article touting the benefits of high intensity interval training (I.e. HIIT) at the expense of longer, slow distance aerobic training—although there are many benefits to both.  Nor is the content going to hammer home the point that one needs to incorporate muscular strength/endurance and flexibility training…

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So, you walk into your group exercise class or personal training session and complete your workout adequately.  Your body is responding, but it seems to be more slowly than you would expect and you begin to wonder why this is the case when you feel that further progress should have been made at this point. …

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