Dear Fortis Family, It is so crazy that it has been over 3 months since we had to temporarily shut our doors due to COVID-19! We are happy to say that we are at the point of strategically planning our physical reopening! We wanted to update you with our plan and phased reopening dates.
LUX ANYWHERE MEMBERSHIPS – FOUNDING MEMBERSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE | $29.99 Starting June 1 all of your favorite LIVE classes will be moving to our LUX Anywhere Membership! Join as a Founding Member For only $29.99 per month with promo code “Fortis2020”! Sign up and track classes through our website! Interact via video and chat with
More fun ideas to get your kid’s active! Continuing from Encouraging Activity Through Yoga and Games, here are a few more games and activities to keep your children less antsy while staying home. Wiggle Jar Create activity cards that your child can pull from a jar when they need to get the wiggles
Push ups are a common exercise that everyone should master. When performed properly, the push-up is excellent for sculpting arms, strengthening the chest, and commonly overlooked: toning and strengthening your core! Proper push-up form -Position your hands slightly wider than your shoulders with your index fingers pointed straight ahead. -Look down in between
ACTIVITIES & CRAFTS FOR YOU TO DO WITH YOUR CHILDREN AT HOME A favorite activity in KidFit is coloring, especially coloring in coloring books. Coloring is also a great activity for children because it’s fun and helps improve motor skills as they get better at holding the markers or crayons and coloring inside the lines.
BLUEBERRY AÇAI SMOOTHIE Superfoods for your super health! Post workout is an optimal time to replenish your body with precious nutrients to help you recover quickly and stay lean. This smoothie is packed with a healthy dose of fats that support immunity, brain health, heart health, skin and hair health…and it tastes delicious! Tell me,
Upgrade Your Snack Game! Looking to upgrade your boring snack game for your kids at home during social isolation? Try these tummy-filling apple rings! Apples have been the ONE fruit I have been able to consistently find at the grocery stores and they pack a nutritious and delicious punch. I recommend starting with a Granny
With the recent rain, the gloomy skies, and of course social distancing, it’s certain that kids and parents alike are starting to go a bit stir crazy. Getting active and playing together is a great way both to get some exercise and ease fears for your little ones. Here are some fun activities you can
Dear Fortis Fam, I am sure that this email comes as no surprise to you. With the recent announcement that social gatherings of 10 or more people are highly discouraged, we believe that it is our responsibility to close to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and act in solidarity with other businesses in our
Dear Fortis Family, Fortis Fitness & YOGALUX is deeply committed to the health and safety of all of our members/guests, employees, and children in KidFit. We understand you may have concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and we want you to know that we are taking it very seriously. We are closely monitoring the situation through
10 Tips to Success in 2020 Find What Motivates You There are many ways to find the motivation to get and keep yourself heading in the direction toward your fitness and wellness goals. One of the best ways I have found motivation is by signing up for an upcoming race. By registering for a race
Fortis Family! It is the dawning of a new era in your fitness tracking! Announcing Fortis & YOGALUX Sweat Sessions! You have seen the TV’s get installed, but we aren’t about to show you reruns…we want you to see your effort! We have already started rolling out our performance tracking and soon we will have
Stand with your feet together. Keep your knees locked. Slowly bend forward and touch your toes. Can you reach them? If not, that means your hamstrings are too tight and you should stretch them right? Wait. Not so fast!!! Just because your hamstrings may feel tight, doesn’t mean that they need stretching or that
Staying motivated during your wellness journey can be hard. Some weeks are great and the numbers fly off the scale, but other weeks can be daunting. When the number increases instead of decreases, it can feel so disheartening. It is how we move forward from adversity that defines our journey. So today, I wanted to
Many people have asked me “How Can I manage maintaining a healthy lifestyle while you travel for work?” Traveling often complicates your healthy lifestyle efforts. Here are 10 tips to keep you on track! Plan Ahead Plan ahead and pack healthy, filling snacks. Some ideas include good quality beef or turkey jerky, apples, dried
6 Fat Burning Workouts To Start Your Resolutions! HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Doing a high intensity interval training workout is a great way to blast calories in a short amount of time. The best part is, that you will continue to burn calories throughout the day as well! By elevating your heart rate by
6 Calorie Burning Exercises To Get You Through Holiday Season! Burpees Burpees are a simple and effective way to get a total body workout in and burn calories! They can be modified to fit anyone’s ability, or fitness level, you can add weight to make it more challenging, or remove the jumping to make it
Invest In Your Employees Recently, Fortis Fitness & YOGALUX was asked to start working with a local business. This company is a successful, medium-sized business but had a very big problem: their employees were becoming increasingly sedentary and they noticed a decrease in productivity, an increase in sick days, and a lack of company culture.
The Holidays are here! Go ahead and enjoy the food the drinks, the company; after all isn’t that what this time of year is about? It is easy though to get totally consumed by all of the festivities and let our health and wellness take a back seat. Here are a few tips I have