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Cognitive, Associative and Autonomous – The Three Stages of Learning

When we learn, and in this case we are referring to learning movements such as in dance or related dance forms such as step aerobics and sports-oriented skills, we generally move through three different stages.  Obviously, how we learn as individuals (i.e. visually, auditory or kinesthetic) will impact our performance.  However, this is a discussion regarding the…

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Hip Extension Extravaganza

Check out these great hip extension exercises which target the gluteus maximus and hamstrings as primary movers and the hip abductors/adductors as hip stabilizers all while requiring the inner core unit muscles to effectively engage throughout each exercise.   Begin with the foundational hip extension variation and, once you master it, advance to the more intense versions.  Perform…

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Calendar At A Glance

December 9th – Move It and Lose It Challenge ends December 10th – Measurements for final results of Move It and Lose It Challenge begins December 10th – Bring a Friend to Workout Day December 24th – closed for Christmas holiday December 25th – closed for Christmas holiday December 31st – close at noon for…

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The Bird Dog Exercise

The bird dog exercise is an excellent method of strengthening the primary movers of the spine, such as the superficial erector spinae muscle group and the deeper spinal muscles (i.e. multifidus, etc.).  And, the bird dog strengthens the secondary muscles, the rectus abdominus, transversus abdominus, and gluteus maximus along with many of the shoulder girdle…

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Ten Healthy Eating Habits

While we are all different, there are some basic guidelines for the general public to follow to encourage long-term weight loss and for improving general health.  However, if you have special nutritional needs, consult your physician or a registered dietician to help you develop an eating regimen that will address those needs. There are virtually…

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Build a Better Body in 2019

Okay, we are heading into the New Year and raring to get fit this year-right?  Well, if that is truly the case and you are committed to making the necessary changes to build a better body this year, let’s get busy starting today.  Follow these nine strategies and this time next year, you will already…

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A Word From Jackie

We have had an incredible summer and fall season at Mountain Life Fitness!  So many amazing events have taken place such as our fundraiser for Shining Stars Foundation recently, programs such as our Ski Preparation Program which is just about to be completed, the launching of our Barre Works Program and much more!  Thank you…

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A Word From Jackie

This year has been phenomenal here at Mountain Life Fitness thanks to each and every one of you! Thank you for your patronage and support! As we enter 2018, we are reflecting back at all of the events, projects (such as building out the upstairs studio), installing our heavy weight lifting platform, which many of…

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New At The Blend

“The Blend” is very excited to offer new lower calorie and lower sugar shakes. These 20 oz. shakes all have less than three hundred calories, will still have at least 20 grams of protein to help aid in recovery, and are all under 20 grams of sugar!. Try the “Snickerdoodle” with vanilla, cinnamon and flax…

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5 Go-To Cough and Cold Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

#1 4 drops of Melaleuca Essential Oil (aka Tea Tree) 4 drops of Frankincense Essential Oil 4 drops of Cedarwood Essentail Oil #2 5 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil 5 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil 4 drops of Melaleuca Essential Oil (aka Tea Tree) 2 drops of Lemon Essential Oil #3 4 drops of Peppermint…

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