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So far Elana Witt has created 15 blog entries.

Success story: Michael Marlitt

We have loved watching Michael build confidence in the gym. He has gained an incredible amount of strength and has changed his body composition, but most importantly, he has changed his life. Seeing Michael continue to incorporate strength training and other forms of movement into his every day life has been amazing. We’re so inspired by his dedication! He is such a joy to work with. […]

2020-05-30T14:03:19-07:00May 29, 2020|

Building adaptability and flexibility into your workout routines

When it comes to intentional exercise, having a plan is hard to argue with. Setting goals, taking measurements, and building routines are important to the program. Creating a great plan is often step one. To promote lasting change, it needs to have purpose and be resilient. That’s why a common second step is changing that great plan. Your routines are only as good as their ability to change, both as a reaction to external stressors and to promote further adaptation. […]

2020-05-22T19:28:13-07:00May 22, 2020|

Success story: Ian Gates

One of the things that has impressed us the most about Ian is his dedication to his training. He’s been training at Hyatt Training for a year and a half, and even with a busy family life and a business to run, Ian is here, week to week, smiling and ready to work! […]

2020-05-28T11:01:50-07:00May 19, 2020|

Success story: Tim Damron

Tim is a personal trainer’s dream client; he’s always ready to work and puts in extra time outside of his sessions. His desire to learn the “why” behind the process has led to Tim’s growth, both physically and mentally. Members like Tim are the reason we have such a great community at the gym. […]

2020-05-15T10:17:01-07:00May 15, 2020|

Nutrition guidelines to live by

As we dig into the topic of good nutrition this week, it’s important to remember that we are looking at how what you eat relates to all the elements of your health, not just performance in the gym or how your jeans fit. Good nutrition can positively affect your mood and energy, lower risk of disease, improve sleep quantity and quality, and make you feel and look your best. But it’s different for everyone and as we go down the winding road of good nutrition it’s important to remember some things. […]

2020-05-13T12:14:52-07:00May 12, 2020|

What it takes to stay hydrated

The phrase “water is life” makes a great bumper sticker. That’s because it’s impossible to overstate the importance of water. There is no single more impactful habit you can build than keeping your body hydrated. […]

2020-05-16T13:49:31-07:00May 12, 2020|

Success story: Aaron Kerr

As a father, entrepreneur, and business owner, Aaron has still been able to prioritize his health and fitness to achieve remarkable results. He always shows up ready to work hard in the gym, while also keeping up with his running schedule. Aaron is a joy to coach because of his dedication to his health and his willingness to take on challenges. […]

2020-05-08T12:48:17-07:00May 8, 2020|

Important elements of an exercise plan

While all exercise can be beneficial, there are things that may be of particular importance right now as you navigate new schedules and opportunities. Here’s a quick bullet point list on some things to consider when planning your weekly schedule. If you need more specifics, let’s talk! Our speciality is coming up with creative solutions to match your abilities, equipment and goals! […]

2020-05-07T09:10:03-07:00May 7, 2020|

The Benefits of Afternoon & Evening Exercise

There’s a popular image of the early riser, up with (or before) the sun, getting in some strength training, a run, or a yoga session to start their day. They head to bed early, rest up, and do it all again the next day. But, some of us are not morning people. […]

2020-05-16T13:49:37-07:00May 7, 2020|

Success story: Jude Sturman

Jude’s commitment to health and wellness goes far beyond the time he spends in the gym. Even through his busy work/travel schedule he always finds a way to make healthy food choices and stay active on the road. It is his consistent effort day in and day out that allows him to perform at a high level in the gym and on the tennis court. It is a pleasure having Jude as part of the Hyatt Training community! […]

2020-05-05T11:41:50-07:00May 5, 2020|

Focus of the week: How to get your best sleep

Ever wonder why young children wake up at the same time every morning, yet adults struggle to achieve that natural regulation (hello, snooze button!)? What factors and lifestyle choices affect our sleep as we age, and what adjustments can we make to increase our sleep quality? We all know sleep is important, but why is it important? What does getting “good sleep” look like? Join us as we dive into some excellent resources to answer these questions, and find yourself on the path to better sleep…and health! […]

2020-04-29T08:40:45-07:00April 29, 2020|

Success story: Jeannie Chu

From day one, Jeannie has been a bright spot in the community. She shows up with energy, laughter, and excitement to train and to connect. She doesn’t hesitate to talk to other clients and trainers, to smile at everyone, and to give her session her all. The strength that she’s built in the past year is inspiring, as is her willingness to learn and challenge herself every week. […]

2020-04-29T08:42:34-07:00April 29, 2020|

Success story: Gary Schoos

Sessions with Gary often include belly laughs and insightful stories from the past. Not only is he a joy to work with and be around, his commitment to his workouts and his health have allowed him to live with far less pain and much more mobility than before. Gary is a great example of someone who works incredibly hard while also knowing how to slow down and enjoy the little things in life. […]

2020-04-22T11:39:14-07:00April 20, 2020|

Success story: John Miner

John asks the best questions during his training sessions that really show he’s puzzling through the intricacies of movement and mechanics. It’s a joy to work through these things with him while sharing in his carefree sense of humor and demeanor. He’s always so fun to be around. […]

2020-04-09T09:56:58-07:00April 9, 2020|

Desk mobility: Feel your best while working from home

Personal trainer, Will Johnston, leads us through a 10-minute mobility routine of stretches and release techniques that will help us feel great after sitting for extra hours at our desks. Included in this post you’ll find a video presentation and additional Hyatt Training resources for anyone who wants to feel and move a little better after so much sitting! […]

2020-04-08T09:34:44-07:00April 8, 2020|