All the stars are doing it, but how many of us really know what Pilates is, what it does, and how to get started with it. Julia Cooper, Pilates instructor at The Ridge Athletic Club, give us the lowdown on Pilates. Pilates is an exercise method originally called Contrology, which … Read More
This past weekend I bought a book called Hungry Girl 1-2-3. It claims to have the easiest, most delicious, guilt-free recipes on the planet. Now, I must admit, I haven’t tried that many recipes on this planet, but I would say they live up to their claim. Here’s a few I’ve … Read More
Q: Which cardio machine burns the most calories? A: Stair mill (revolving stairs). Q: Which body weight exercise burns the most calories? A: Burpies (plank, push up, squat-jump…repeat). Q: Are calories all that count/matter when it comes to losing weight? A: No! Glycemic index, along with regulation of blood sugar … Read More
Exciting news guys…The Ridge Athletic Clubs’ website has gotten a makeover! We’ve put a lot of thought and time into making it informative, user-friendly, visually appealing, and interactive for our members. Some of our favorite elements of the website–The Virtual Tour, helpful FAQ’s, and the ability to sync the group … Read More
If you made the resolution to exercise more, lose weight, or gain muscle, are you sticking with it? If the answer is no, it’s not too late–it’s never too late. Start today.
What one piece of advice would you give to newcomers starting at The Ridge?
I know it sounds cliché, but never give up on yourself! You will be amazed at what you are capable of. I know I came to the Ridge looking to find my old self, and with the help, care, and support of all the trainers and staff, I found a completely new me, and for that I am eternally grateful! You can’t fail if you have the will power and time with a trainer at the Ridge!
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