The new year is a great time to be kinder to your body. That idea might seem counter-intuitive if you have an intense athlete’s mentality, or if you’ve just spent the holidays lounging around the house with your family and indulging in all the delectable treats the season is known for. It’s true, though, that… Continue Reading
Healthy Steps for Fitness
There is a lot of information available on what is the best workout, what exercises work best for women/men, best for building strength, best for losing weight, etc. Some information is good, some not, but the sheer volume of opinions and research (and misinformation) is enough to make your head spin.
As an approach to fitness that emphasizes strength, flexibility, and precision, Pilates is often compared and contrasted with yoga for its health benefits. Indeed, although the advantages to be gleaned from yoga often overlap with Pilates, the latter nonetheless offers many unique benefits to bodily health and performance.
One of the toughest things we face when trying to start a more active lifestyle is the intimidation about taking those first steps into a gym or fitness center. “Gymtimidation,” the nervousness that stems from the fear of feeling like a fitness rookie, can often hinder our efforts to work towards to the level of… Continue Reading
Many gyms and fitness centers offer what they call “personal training,” but at Kennedy Fitness: A Jefferson Health Affiliate, we take the term to a whole new level by making the training genuinely personalized. Achieving results for customers is the highest priority of the personal trainers at Kennedy Fitness, so they get to know you,… Continue Reading
With locations in Burlington County, Camden County, and Gloucester County, (West Berlin, Turnersville, Mullica Hill, Mt. Laurel, Medford, Cherry Hill, and Sewell), South Jersey residents are never far away from a great workout at Kennedy Fitness: A Jefferson Health Affiliate. Our kickboxing classes (in Mt. Laurel and other locations) are one of the many services… Continue Reading
We’ve all heard that your morning breakfast is the most critical meal of the day, namely because it gives you the energy you need to charge head-on into the day ahead.
At Kennedy Fitness: A Jefferson Health Affiliate, we believe in promoting a holistic approach to health, wellness, and living an active life. Sure, we all know how important it is to get regular exercise, but what about a regular sleep schedule?
Often, when people create a fitness routine, they think that they’ll never have to change it. While having a solid fitness routine is good because it makes it easier for people to stay committed to their fitness goals, some habits are meant to be broken—well, at least tweaked a bit.
Circuit training — it’s a term that is thrown around the gym quite often, but you might not know what it is (even if you have probably done it in group fitness scenarios).