1. When Should You Workout?

    Regardless of what time of day you prefer, exercising is a healthy habit that is crucial to your overall health, so it doesn’t really matter when you do it. Plus, many of our Spunk Fitness locations are open 24 hours a day, so you can make the most out of your gym membership, whichever time of day you prefer to workout. However, there are certain benefits and disadvantages for working out at any…Read More

  2. Post Workout Fueling: What Your Body Needs

    In your journey to better fitness, you may have noticed that even reputable sources have different ideas about post-workout fueling. Trying to filter through this information and decide which advice to follow doesn’t have to be as challenging as it seems. The following are some guidelines to help you formulate a post-workout fueling plan that will give your body what it needs, when it needs it. …Read More

  3. Exercise Apparel: What Matters, and What Doesn’t

    Unless you’re fashion-conscious, it doesn’t really matter what you wear to the health club, right? Well, think again. What you wear during workouts can literally determine how you feel and how you perform. While you don’t need to purchase top-of-the-line, brand-name apparel to get a better workout, there are still certain qualities about your gym clothes you’ll want to pay attention to, su…Read More

  4. Getting The Most Out Of Your Gym Membership

    So you have finally taken the plunge and decided to start a gym membership with Spunk Fitness. Congrats! Now what? It is easy to sign up for a gym and think that means that you have done all that you need to do. However, to get the full benefits from your Spunk Fitness membership, you have to put more effort in than that. Here are our tips for getting the most out of your gym membership: Make Time…Read More

  5. The Truth About Pre-Workout Formulas

    You don’t have to look far to see an advertisement for a new workout formula that promises to give you more energy, help you workout longer, burn more calories, and see more ‘gains.’ The presence of these supplements can’t help but make you wonder if they’ll provide any benefits to your workouts (obviously, some people use them), especially if you’ve recently become more committed to i…Read More

  6. Preparing for a Fun Walk

    The beginning of the year is a good time to set new goals for fitness – the more specific, the better. One specific goal many people find motivating (and fun) is a walk/run event. Signing up for a tangible event that is the culmination of weeks of training not only provides motivation through the daily grind of workouts at the fitness center, but offers a reward for following through on your com…Read More

  7. 5 Ways To Beat Treadmill Boredom

    Cardiovascular exercise is necessary for your health, but some people find it boring, particularly on a treadmill. While treadmills may not be the most thrilling exercise equipment, they are a great way to get your heart pumping. If you are feeling bored with your treadmill routine, here are some ways that you can switch it up: Run faster. If you are feeling bored during your run, you are likely n…Read More

  8. How Not to ‘Overdo It’ When Starting a Fitness Program

    If you’ve recently started working out regularly, good for you! Following through on your goals to improve your fitness this year is the first step, and often the hardest. Although you’re eager to see results, it’s also important to pace yourself – fitness is not sprint; it’s a marathon. It’s true that more you do, the longer you workout, and the more intensely you do it, the greater y…Read More

  9. Gym Equipment Series: 4 Secrets to Rowing Like A Pro

    For newbie fitness club members, some pieces of gym equipment are more difficult to master than others. Treadmills and elliptical trainers are fairly self-explanatory, but when it comes to the rowing machine, proper technique doesn’t come naturally. Nonetheless, it’s vital to avoiding injury and getting the most out of your workout. This introduction to the indoor row machine will give you a b…Read More

  10. 5 Fat Burning Tips

    A common fitness goal that many people share is to lose fat. Fat loss involves burning more calories than you consume, but there are more steps you can take to specifically burn more fat. One of course is to come work out at our gym, Spunk Fitness! On top of that, here are some other things you can do to burn more fat: Eat Breakfast You have likely heard that breakfast is the most important meal o…Read More