1. 10 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

    You may have heard of the latest trend in weight loss: drinking apple cider vinegar. Proponents of this craze claim that is a miracle. While that may or may not be true, this pantry staple may actually have many benefits for your health. At our health club, we recommend mixing two tablespoons into a fresh fruit juice, because it can sometimes be tough to swallow. Here are some of the reasons why i…Read More

  2. Yoga Poses For Before and After Your Workout

    It is important to warm up before a workout and take the time you need to recover from exercise because it takes a toll on your body over time. One way to address both the need to prepare for a workout and to recover from a workout is to do certain yoga poses before and after every workout. Why yoga? Yoga is helpful for both warmup and recovery. For warmup, yoga primes your muscles for exercise, e…Read More

  3. 7 Easy Dieting Tips

    When you are trying to lose weight, it can be daunting. However, dieting doesn’t have to be a disaster. Read our dieting tips to make losing weight less overwhelming. If you adopt these simple tips, you may find that it makes a big difference in your weight loss success. Cut out soda If you are a regular soda drinker, you would likely be shocked by the amount of weight you can lose simply by cut…Read More

  4. Stress-Relieving Exercises

    Stress is incredibly detrimental to your health. Fortunately, there are ways to relieve the stress of your daily life. One such way is through exercise. Exercise is incredibly effective as a method of stress relief because when you exercise, your body releases endorphins, the stress-fighting, mood-elevating hormone. Exercise also provides an outlet through which you can clear your head and focus o…Read More

  5. 3 Signs It Is Time For A Rest Day

    At Spunk Fitness, we love seeing you in our fitness club! However, sometimes, it is better to stay home and take a break. Rest days are a necessary part of fitness because they allow your body adequate time to recover. Here are some signs that you should go ahead and take a rest day: You feel nauseous when you start working out Feeling nauseous during a workout is a fairly common experience, and i…Read More

  6. Meal Planning Tips

    Meal planning has been getting a lot of attention in the Blogosphere, and it isn’t hard to understand why. If you are willing to put in the effort, planning and preparing your meals for the week in advance will save you time and keep you on track with healthy eating. There are many factors that go into successful meal planning, from shopping effectively to reducing food waste. Here are some tips…Read More

  7. Common Cardio Myths

    At Spunk Fitness, we are cardio experts. As your favorite local gym, we can help you develop a cardio routine that works for you. However, first you need to understand certain common myths about cardio before you hit the treadmill. MYTH: Focus on cardio over strength training to lose weight. Actually, strength training builds your muscle mass, which in turn increases metabolism and burns fat. The …Read More

  8. 5 Essential Nutrients For Muscle Tone

    When you are trying to increase muscle tone, you must consider both your exercise routine and your nutrition. When it comes to exercise, Spunk Fitness can help! Come into our health club today for exercise tips to build muscle mass. On the nutrition side, here are some nutrients you need to make sure are in your diet: Vitamin C Vitamin C helps with the health of the blood vessels. The blood vessel…Read More

  9. 4 Small Diet Changes To Help You Lose Weight

    As a fitness center, we are well aware that trying to lose weight comes with many frustrations. Sometimes, you make steady progress, and at other times, you may plateau with your weight loss. When you are feeling stuck on your weight loss journey, here are some small simple changes you can make to your diet that will help you lose weight: Drink lemon water Drinking water in general is good for wei…Read More

  10. Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight

    You have been working your butt off (or trying to, at least), but that number on the scale still won’t budge. Though this can be disheartening, don’t give up now! All that means is that it is time to reassess your fitness plan and pinpoint exactly what is preventing your weight loss. Here are some possible reasons you could be hitting a plateau: You aren’t drinking enough water Staying well-…Read More