Monthly Archives: November 2016

Top 10 Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Fitness Enthusiast!

Top 10 Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Fitness Enthusiast!

Shopping just got easy!   For your cyclist! Got traffic stories?! Not only can they relive their awesome adventures, but a GoPro or Garmin VIRB can document incidents. The GoPro Hero Session Kit is $250 retail, but we have seen it for $179 on Amazon. It’s the smallest, lightest GoPro ever! The kit includes at ... Read More
 
Tips from Trainer, April Younghaus

Tips from Trainer, April Younghaus

April is the longest standing employee at Pivotal Fitness Columbia, teaching Group Fitness classes and Personal Training. April has certifications in Cycle, CXWORX, RPM, and ACE. 1.) What is your favorite exercise that you use most frequently to train your clients, and why? I love to use exercises that incorporate multiple muscle groups including the core ... Read More
 
7 Tips to Curb Calories on Thanksgiving

7 Tips to Curb Calories on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is perhaps our most universally important holiday; gratitude, appreciation, graciousness, and thankfulness are the foundations of living a truly happy life. It could be argued that there is no true happiness without service and the privilege to be in the position to serve. Thanksgiving reminds us every year of our blessings and the importance ... Read More
 
Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your Workout?

Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your Workout?

Consistency is a beautiful thing. Your body loves it and it is one of the benchmark habits to establishing health and wellness. Sleep profoundly affects health and wellness, as well as your workout; 8-9 hours per night is optimal, 7 hours is the low threshold. But what about those times when deadlines keep you up ... Read More
 
Why We Love Indoor Cycling!

Why We Love Indoor Cycling!

If you haven’t tried Indoor Cycling yet, it’s time. Fans love it: it’s easy on the body, torches calories, is great for glutes, and time flies by. And that’s just for starters! Yo, Roadies: many outdoor cyclists come inside for the cold winter months not just to avoid the cold; cycling gear is better than ... Read More