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.
Are you experiencing any neck discomfort with your crunches? A faulty movement pattern with crunches and other core work can lead to neck discomfort, headaches and/or postural imbalances. A quick fix of how you position your neck and tongue can make a world of difference to your core form. In these, quarantined times,
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
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
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
HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training is a fat-blasting workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity, followed by an active-resting period for a fixed period of time. One example of a HIIT Workout would be to give maximum effort for 20 seconds, followed by 10 seconds rest. There are many benefits to this type
Low back pain is a prevalent problem in the United States and around the world. It is a condition that encompasses our lives when it happens and something we forget about all together when it is gone. And 80% of all adult Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime. Many
1. 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 I create a concrete
Women and Weights Do They Go Together? The age-old problem of women wanting to work out, but not get ‘bulky’ is one we all know well…and the majority of you are still worried about. It is argued back and forth, many arguments are not validated and quite frankly are uneducated. Now I understand that
What do most of us think of when we think of strength training? For most women, the terms manly and bulky typically come to mind. However, if there is one fitness goal that should be at the top of most of women’s to do lists; it should be to change our opinion of strength training.
Be it a mile, 5K, or marathon, set yourself up for success and start with these simple steps: Start with a training plan, source knowledgeable outlets and keep to your plan. When you start altering the plan that is when you run into issues on race day. There are tons of training plans out there
Most strength coaches have their “go to” speed training drills they use for training all athletes for speed and they will have some more sports specific drills, as well as, some new ones they are trying out. These drills are intended to improve the athlete’s foot quickness, acceleration ability and power. You will find them