Genesis Health Clubs Blog

A prescription for a healthy life
Friday, April 20 2018 3:32 PM
Categorized In Fitness
Downward Dog | Upward Dog |Tadasana | Warrior I Tying yourself in knots may be the solution to what ails you. Researchers around the world have been exploring the lasting effects of regular yoga practice on health and have discovered that yoga may provide assistance in the treatment of high cholesterol, insomnia, menopause, anxiety, depression and high blood pressure. Breathing techniques (Prana… Read Article
Shhh... We're Recording a Podcast - E. 1: Fig Newtons and Brake Checks
Thursday, April 19 2018 12:44 PM
Categorized In Miramont
On the debut episode of “Shhhh…We’re Recording a Podcast”, your host, Sarah, is joined by Janna Dickerson (Miramont by Genesis marketeer and Fort Follies Cycling Team member) and Kris Laine (the hardest of hard core spin instructors) to discuss the benefits of cycling both in the studio and in your community! Learn about the amazing resources that Fort Collins has to offer… Read Article
Food for thought - Foods that keep your brain sharp
Friday, April 6 2018 4:37 PM
Categorized In Nutrition
The importance of eating healthy goes beyond making sure that you have a balanced diet, are avoiding high caloric meals and drinking enough water. Every food you consume brings with it nutrients and vitamins that build muscle, improve the immune system and protect the brain from the effects of aging. The brain is made entirely of fatty tissue, 40 percent of which is DHA, the one of the fatt… Read Article
The First Lap
Friday, March 23 2018 2:08 PM
Categorized In Testimonials
I am not a trainer. I did not study exercise science or kinesiology. I am not a nutritionist. I am not a writer. I did not study marketing or advertising. I am just a Genesis member trying to get healthy one pound at a time. Growing up, I always knew I was extra-large. I have been for more than half my life. Every time I went to the doctor, I made the same ol’ promises to lose weight. It was like promising the dentis… Read Article
Reducing stress with exercise
Friday, March 16 2018 3:29 PM
Categorized In Fitness
At the end of a long day the last place you want to go is the gym. Between cleaning the house, working a full day and cooking dinner, life is stressful. When your brain experiences stress, it releases a surge of hormones invoking the fight or flight response. In the high-paced world we live in, tuning those hormones is difficult and long-term stress can have negative effects on your health and personal life. Ex… Read Article
Finding your fountain of youth
Friday, March 9 2018 3:26 PM
Categorized In Fitness
– How exercise reverses the effects of aging As we age cardiovascular health slowly declines. The heart rate of a 25-year-old produces the ability to pump over 2 ½ quarts of oxygen per minute throughout the body. Each year heart rate begins to decline, dropping 5 to 10 percent over the course of a decade. This decline is what creates diminished aerobic capacity over time, resulting in breathlessnes… Read Article
Debunking the calorie myth
Friday, March 2 2018 4:11 PM
Categorized In Nutrition
In the 1930’s a research study released findings that those who consume more calories weigh more than those who do not. Ever since diets that promote calorie counting have used this model to inspire weight loss through cutting calories. What is a calorie? Calories are not a measure of how much food you have consumed, they are a measure of energy. One calorie contains approximately enough heat/energy to r… Read Article
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