The top ten corrective exercise cues that we give daily, while not exhaustive because there are dozens of cues for every exercise, are essential for just about every exercise possible.  These ten cues may place the body into an optimal position so that the client receives the best possible outcome, both for safety and effectiveness. …

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All of our clients are asked to “reset their posture” prior to each and every set of exercises.  Reset cues are provided between sets so that every set begins from an optimal postural position encouraging safety and effectiveness.  Think of watching a professional tennis match and the time that is taken by each player to…

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Power, defined in this context, simply means the combination of strength and speed.  And, while you may perform skills that are strength or speed based alone; it is the combination of these two components that produces power.  A practical example of power might be two road cyclists racing and the one who is pushing the…

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With summer in full swing, and the 4th of July ahead us, it is time to settle into a healthy summer.  This includes healthy activities, nutritious dietary fundamentals and, of course, performing your regular workouts no matter how active you may be throughout the summer.  This week, we will feature ten simple ways to be…

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Knee/Squats with biceps curls are an excellent example of a compound exercise which trains the entire body (i.e. quadriceps/hamstrings/glutes/hip abductors/hip adductors/biceps and nose to toes core). These exercises may be performed anywhere, utilize the upper and lower body and demand a strong nose to toes core engagement throughout. Three variations of this compound exercise will…

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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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