1. Why You Need to Enjoy Your Workout

    These days, we have more options than ever for working out. Whether you are a lone treadmill warrior, a diehard yogi, or obsessed with HIIT workouts, it’s important to have a workout that you love and want to continue to do regularly. However, this can be easier said than done. For many people, working out feels like a chore. This feeling is aggravated when the workout of choice is something you…Read More

  2. 8 Tips For Toning Your Legs Faster

    If one of your fitness goals is to tone up your legs, you may be impatient to see results. Even if you are never skipping leg day, it could be a while before you feel confident rocking short shorts. If you are eager for your strong, sexy legs to make an appearance come spring, read on for some tips for toning your legs as fast as possible. Focus on Your Lower Body During Every Move Because your lo…Read More

  3. Why Am I Gaining Weight From Working Out?

    People choose to start working out for a variety of reasons, but the most common reason is to lose weight. So if you have been hitting the gym and then the scale and have watch as that pesky number rises, you may, understandingly, be confused and worried. After all, you have been eating right, working out regularly, and maybe your clothes are even fitting differently, so why should your weight get…Read More

  4. 7 Fitspirational Quotes To Motivate You This Year

    It’s a new year, which means we are seeing a lot of new faces here at Spunk Fitness. No complaints here; we love welcoming new members to our health club! Whether you are looking to lose fat or pack on muscle, a gym membership with Spunk Fitness means that you will be in a supportive community that wants you to succeed. Are you in need of a little motivation to keep working towards your goals? W…Read More

  5. Morning Habits That Set You Up For Success

    If you are like many people, your day starts something like this: blurry-eyed and yawning, you wake only because your annoying alarm clock won’t stop blaring. You might hit the snooze button two or three times before you can finally climb out from under your comforter, only looking forward to the moment when you can crawl back into bed at the end of the day. Because you spent so much time procra…Read More

  6. Sticking to Your Fitness Goals This Winter

    Winter is coming, which means it is time to amp up your workout routine. Many of us respond to the cooler weather by curling up on the couch with a bag of potato chips, delaying our workout for another day. However, now is not the time to give up on your fitness goals. In fact, there are many reasons why winter is time to double-down on your workouts and push yourself even harder. One of them is t…Read More

  7. In Appreciation of Your Workout Buddy

    Just like peanut butter goes with jelly and Barack goes with Michelle, you and your workout buddy just make sense together. Whether you jog together in the morning, hit a fitness class over lunch, or pump iron after dinner, your workout buddy is your cheerleader, therapist, and personal trainer, all rolled into one. Without an excellent workout buddy, many of us wouldn’t be able to achieve our f…Read More

  8. 4 Teas To Drink For Weight Loss

    Whether it was your coworker, your sister’s best friend, or a random internet stranger, you have probably heard about weight loss teas from some source. It may sound too good to be true: all I have to do is drink tea to lose weight? Of course, if you really want to lose weight, eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly is key. However, there is some evidence to suggest that drinking certain…Read More

  9. Dealing with DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)

    Whether you’re trying something new or just getting back into your pre-summer fitness gym routine, be prepared to deal with some muscle soreness. For newbies and seasoned athletes alike, delayed onset muscle soreness (shortened to DOMS) comes with the territory of improving fitness. Setting in 24 to 48 hours after a workout, this is the ‘good’ pain referred to in the overused slogan “no pa…Read More

  10. Common Kettlebell Mistakes

    Implementing kettlebells into your workout can be a great way to add a full-body workout to your routine that increases strength and resistance. However, as with any equipment in our fitness center, there is a right way and a wrong way to utilize these highly effective weights. At best, you could be wasting your energy on inefficient exercise; at worst, you could cause serious injury to your body.…Read More