Prebiotic foods 101

Prebiotics, probiotics, postbiotics, oh my! Take a peek at this guest post by nutritionist and personal trainer Dustin Millhollen to shed some insight and answer our questions about prebiotic foods, why they’re important and how best to incorporate them easily into your diet. […]

By |2018-10-08T09:22:28+00:00October 4th, 2018|Holistic health, News, Nutrition|

An honest check in for your health

Sometimes we all need to be reminded of the basics. To take some time for an honest look at how we’re really doing with our health and wellness. At the studio, we build long term relationships focused around the importance of exercise and smart strength training. It’s also important to remember that health is more than getting 60 minutes in at the gym and eating well. Our overall health is impacted by nearly every thing we do. And this “everything” is happening all the time. […]

By |2018-09-07T06:36:03+00:00September 7th, 2018|Holistic health, News, Nutrition|

Why build a strong core? (Hint: It’s not about having a six-pack!)

Why build a strong core? You’ve inevitably heard a personal trainer or someone in the fitness industry harp on the importance of building strong abdominal muscles. In fact, if you currently work with a trainer, you probably hear cues like, “engage your core” and “keep your core tight” a handful of times every time you workout. Check out this guest post from personal trainer Erin Moussallem to get the nitty gritty on WHY building a strong core is essential to a healthy body. It’s the first post in a series all about the core! […]

By |2018-07-19T15:07:11+00:00July 18th, 2018|Fitness, Holistic health, News|

Gait analysis: Run or walk strong and injury-free

Want to walk further without pain? Run faster? Breaking down the mechanics of the gait can show dysfunction and weakness with each step. A professional running or walking gait analysis breaks down gait and movement mechanics into several components. […]

By |2018-06-25T12:42:36+00:00June 21st, 2018|Fitness, Holistic health, News|

Personal trainer tip: stress, mindful eating & visceral fat

Last month, DEXA scan visited Hyatt Training. Many of us got scanned and now have important metrics in hand that will help us to track out goals. Visceral fat is one of the measurements included in the scan, and it can be especially harmful to overall health. Check out this tip from personal trainer Megan Abernathy about ways to help reduce your visceral fat. […]

By |2018-06-03T12:13:49+00:00June 1st, 2018|Holistic health, News, Nutrition, Personal trainer tips|

Bodywork is here!

Welcome licensed massage therapists Rich West Blatt and Michell Arenallo to Hyatt Training! They’ll be seeing clients in the front room off the lobby. We’re excited to have bodywork options for you at the studio on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays! […]

By |2018-01-15T10:29:30+00:00January 10th, 2018|Holistic health, News, Studio|

Rest and digest

Research supports what we all know to be true: we live in a stressed out society. According to the American Psychological Association, 24% of adult Americans categorized their average stress levels as “extreme stress” in 2015. As the pace of life, work, and even leisure speeds up, it is more important than ever to understand how this chronic stress impacts our wellbeing, and in particular digestion and nutrient absorption. Check out this guest post from nutritionist Barb Skinner to learn how exactly stress impacts digestion and for simple, straightforward ideas on how you can impact your health. […]

By |2018-02-06T12:32:18+00:00January 12th, 2017|Holistic health, News, Nutrition|

To Fitbit or not to Fitbit

I started last summer on a mission to really test out a Fitbit Alta. I was motivated by a few reasons, and the things I learned were both surprising and not surprising at the same time. As the research mounts about the importance of overall daily movement, many of us are looking to incorporating activity trackers. I hope the findings of my experiment can help to provide a little insight into this sector. […]

By |2016-11-07T10:40:13+00:00November 7th, 2016|Fitness, Holistic health, News|

Longevity, vitality, health

One of the biggest indicators of measurable health is longevity. There are predictable factors surrounding those who outlast others. Time Magazine published a fascinating article earlier this year about three things that add up to increased longevity (and we’d argue vitality, too). […]

By |2016-05-14T06:49:19+00:00May 14th, 2016|Holistic health, News, Nutrition|

Research supports increased daily activity

We all know exercise is good for us, and that there is cold hard science behind why this is true. Over the few of weeks, the media has released some hard hitting stories backed up by statistics about why, how, when and what kind of exercise we should be doing. Brass tax: it all supports increased daily activity. […]

By |2016-04-15T06:30:04+00:00April 14th, 2016|Fitness, Holistic health, News|