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Dump Your Fitness Slump!
Thursday, June 11 2020 11:56 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
We’ve all been there... Sometimes we just don’t wanna! Sometimes you reach a fitness slump where you can’t get yourself to go to the gym because you have an excuse or a lack of motivation. Genesis is here to help you fix your fitness slump, by answering to the following statements- statements we can all relate to because we’ve all said them one time or another.   Answers to Fix Your Fitn… Read Article
Motivation Tips For When You Don't Feel Like Working Out
Saturday, May 23 2020 4:19 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
It’s 9:00 p.m. You just put the kids to bed and it’s time to finally squeeze in your workout for the day. You walk to your dresser to grab your workout shorts when your spouse asks if you want to get caught up on Games of Thrones. You can always work out double hard tomorrow, right? Unfortunately, you’re developing a bit of a pattern. You skipped your morning workout b… Read Article
Tips for Getting up Early to Work Out
Wednesday, May 20 2020 11:24 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
It’s 5:00 a.m. on a Thursday and your alarm goes off. You roll over and hit the snooze button, just like you did every day so far this week. And last week. “That’s ok,” you think, “I’ll get in a good workout tomorrow.” Well, you’re not alone. The hardest part of reaching your fitness goals can be just getting started and developing good habits. There is good … Read Article
The Cardio Sandwich - Weights Wedged Between Two Slices of Cardio
Friday, May 15 2020 11:35 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Are you hungry for something that kicks your workout regime up a notch? If so, may we suggest the delicious Cardio Sandwich?     Ingredients: 1. Two sets of cardio (treadmill, elliptical, stair-climber, stationary bike, or your favorite heart-raiser) 2. One set of resistance (a few weights, kettlebells, weighted balls or even  push-ups) 3. A pinch of discipli… Read Article
What's Your Fitness Personality? Take the Quiz!
Tuesday, May 12 2020 11:20 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Your workout should be right for YOU | Find Your Fitness Personality You are your own person. Your personality makes you special! Just as important as it is to find the friends that suit your personality, it's also important to find the workouts that suit you as well. If you enjoy doing something, you're likely to do it again. If you don't, you're likely to quit and never go back. By this logic, if you fin… Read Article
How to pamper yourself during the quarantine on Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10 2020 5:29 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
We hope all our Mothers out there are having a wonderful Mother’s Day. It’s one for the books that’s for sure. You may not be going to a nice brunch or dinner, or getting a spa day this year, but that does not mean you don’t get to pamper yourself today.   Here are some tips on things you and your children can do to pamper yourself on your special day.   Get a Mani-Pedi Thi… Read Article
Avoid Those Extra Quarantine Calories
Thursday, May 7 2020 2:39 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
If you’re anything like me, resisting that extra helping or having a couple pieces of pie can be darn near impossible on a normal day, add in this quarantine and I have no control. We’re not here to tell you to avoid every little urge and craving you get during this tough time (that would just be cruel plus, moderation is key), but here are a few tips to help you avoid the extra, unnecessary … Read Article
Fitness Myths that might be holding you back
Tuesday, May 5 2020 9:39 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
There’s so much information out there about the do’s and don’ts in the fitness world. So many people think they know everything there is to know about the fitness and nutrition world. But who can you believe? Are they all right? How do you know which influencers out there really know their stuff or not? Let’s bust those fitness myths that might be holding you back.   D… Read Article
The Ins and Outs of Meal Prepping
Friday, April 24 2020 3:57 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Prepping your meals each week is so important nowadays. Our grocery shopping is very limited and should only be done when our lists are larger. No more quick trips to the store for one or two items. We’re all eating more meals at home so being prepared and knowing what you’re having every day for every meal is more important now more than ever. We want to support the local restaurants, but it&rsq… Read Article
Top Ten ways to keep your kids busy during the stay at home order
Wednesday, April 22 2020 6:04 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Coming up with ways to keep your kids busy is not always easy! We've come up with our top ten ways to keep your kids entertained during the pandemic. Some of these I've done with my little girl and she's really enjoyed them! Let us know in the comments what you've done to keep your kids entertained! Chalk Obstacle Course Take some chalk and come up with some fun and easy… Read Article
How to keep kids entertained during your work out!
Monday, April 20 2020 10:34 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Sometimes, it’s tough to get a good workout in when your kids are running around and need attention. Kids need to be entertained, you need your workout. What do you do? We’ve put together some ways to help keep your kids entertained and busy while you get your workout in for the day!   Babies and Toddlers (Ages 0-2) Babies and Toddlers are hard. They need constant attent… Read Article
Creating Healthier Habits for Kids
Tuesday, April 7 2020 11:00 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Chicken nuggets. French fries. Mac n’ cheese. These “American staples” are seen on almost every children's menu around the country, appeasing picky eaters and young foodies alike. While tasty, these delicacies may be doing our children more harm than good. THE FACTS ABOUT CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN AMERICA You’re likely aware that the United States has a childhood obesity problem. Accordin… Read Article
More Ways to Relieve Anxiety During a Pandemic
Wednesday, April 1 2020 1:19 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
More Ways to Cope with COVID-19 Yesterday, we talked about stress and six ways to help relieve yourself from some of the worry you might be having. We suggested you do the following: Learn Something Skype/Call a Loved One Play a Game Exercise at Home Using Genesis Go Practice Self-Care Listen to Soothing Tones and Music   Today, we give you five more ways to combat anxiety. &n… Read Article
Ways to Reduce Stress and Cope with Coronavirus (COVID - 19)
Tuesday, March 31 2020 12:47 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Reduce Your Stress During COVID-19 These are stressful times, folks. It seems as though every day, every hour really, we hear more difficult news about the virus. How do we eliminate the stress about COVID -19? The truth? You can’t. Don’t be ignorant. Be aware this is a serious matter…That being said, you don’t want to dive too deep into the negativity pool… Read Article
Habits of Fit People
Tuesday, March 24 2020 4:03 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Do you ever get caught up comparing yourself to others (don’t we all at times?) or think, “What’s their secret?” You’re not alone! Social Media has made it such that we all wonder how they really do it! Don’t you fret, we’ve got some insider tips for you! Confession – there’s no secret or magic to it! With a few small changes, you too can live a fit and healthy lif… Read Article
5 Baby Steps to Creating a Workout Routine for Beginners
Sunday, March 22 2020 11:51 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
The world of workout doesn’t have to be intimidating. Regardless of where you are in your fitness journey, Genesis is here to help you live a healthy lifestyle. Here are just a few tips for creating a workout routine for beginners: Evaluate your current physical activity Even at the beginner level, everyone performs at varying degrees of physical activity. Take a moment to writ… Read Article
Overcome Seasonal Depression with these 5 Tips
Thursday, February 6 2020 4:12 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Don’t just wait for the weather to warm up to get you out of depression. Genesis Health Clubs is here to help! Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is real and can really bring you down. The definition of SAD is a type of depression that relates to seasons. Most of the time, people are affected in the fall through the winter season. Less often, people are affected by SAD… Read Article
Tips to Feel Your Best This Summer
Monday, February 3 2020 3:16 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Summer is the perfect time to rejuvenate, get in shape, and reinvent your life. Summer’s not over yet, and there is still time to feel your best before the season’s over! Here are our best tips:   Low Sugar, High Protein It’s amazing how great you can feel the second you alter your diet to eat healthier. Choose foods that are low in sugar to avoid afternoon crashes, and replace them … Read Article
Embarrassing Gym Moments and How to Deal
Thursday, October 3 2019 4:20 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
We’ve all been through it—you just had an embarrassing gym moment and you're 100 percent positive everyone else saw it. You either tripped on the treadmill, or even tripped just walking toward the treadmill, or maybe you put too much weight on your bar and now you’re struggling to lift it. Embarrassing gym moments happen to the best of us, but how we deal with them truly shows our char… Read Article
Fight or Flight: Overcoming Gym Anxiety
Friday, September 8 2017 8:14 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Increased heart rate, perspiration, and rapid breathing are all physical effects of exercise; however, these are also indicators of fear. Taking charge of your health can be empowering, but what happens when someone’s knee-jerk response to coming to the gym for the first time leaves them weak in the knees with anxiety? Genesis Health Clubs Personal Trainer, Brad Jenson, explains that recognizing a … Read Article
Health Benefits of Kombucha
Friday, June 23 2017 4:09 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Known as the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the Chinese, kombucha is a beverage with many health benefits. The fermented drink has been around for centuries but recently became popular in the U.S. because of its reported perks. What is Kombucha? Although you may hear it referred to as mushroom tea, kombucha is not actually made from mushrooms; the bacteria and yeast that grow on top of kombucha result in … Read Article
Nine Signs of Dehydration
Wednesday, June 7 2017 10:51 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Our bodies are made up of 50-75% water, so it makes sense that we need to replenish the water that’s lost. When we fail to do that, whether it’s because of sweating, overexertion, hot weather or just not enough water, we can begin to feel sluggish and weak—or worse. Here are nine signs that your body may be experiencing dehydration. Fatigue When your body is experiencing dehydration, your blood pre… Read Article
Defeating the Weight Loss Plateau
Friday, December 16 2016 8:59 AM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
You’re working hard, you’ve dedicated yourself to an exercise regimen, and you’re seeing great results that are motivating you even further. Suddenly, your results are at a standstill, and you can’t seem to progress. You’ve officially hit the dreaded plateau. What do you do now? Defeating the weight loss plateau is possible with a little know-how. What is a Weight Loss Plateau? … Read Article
Six Pre-Workout No No's
Wednesday, July 8 2015 12:32 PM
Categorized In Health & Wellness
Avoid these Common Pitfalls before Training! There have been hundreds of articles written about how to best prepare for a killer workout, discussing everything from what to eat, which supplements to take, and how to get your mind “right.” However, with this piece, I decided to take a different approach and talk about some of the things you should AVOID doing before pushing and pulling the heavy iron! Re… Read Article
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