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Americans don’t believe the president is fit, per survey

President Donald Trump had his first annual physical last week and, according to the doctor who conducted the exam, the leader of the free world is in good health. Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, described Trump's health as "excellent," which stunned many Americans because the president doesn't necessarily have health-conscious habits. Reports during the campaign and the early parts of his presidency indicated that Trump enjoyed fast food and soda, with little exercise to counteract the poor diet. Indeed, according to a survey conducted last spring, nearly half (48 percent) of Americans who work out twice a week expressed concern [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Technique|Comments Off on Americans don’t believe the president is fit, per survey

White House doctor recommends exercise for President Trump

While President Trump mostly aced his health exam, per the White House physician, he still has a lot of room for improvement. Dr. Ronny Jackson informed the press on Wednesday that Trump needs to embrace a more active lifestyle if he hopes to stave off disease and other health problems. Dr. Jackson prescribed a new diet and exercise regimen for the president, which Trump is expected to start in the coming weeks. “He’s more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part,” Dr. Jackson said. The president's weight and fatty diet were a particular concern for the doctor. Coupled [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Equipment, Landscape|Comments Off on White House doctor recommends exercise for President Trump

Dance off those extra pounds at the gym

Shedding those final pounds is always the most difficult. “I warn my clients about how difficult it can be to get rid of those last ten pounds,” Rob Zschau, a personal trainer at 24 Hour Fitness, says. “But that doesn’t make it easier when they get to that point.” The final hurdle can be explained for a variety of reasons. “If someone has lost 100 pounds, it may be psychological," Zschau says. "They’ve worked so hard for so long and they just want to be done. Other people are relatively in shape but can’t lose those last pounds because maybe [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Technique|Comments Off on Dance off those extra pounds at the gym

Planet Fitness moving into Detroit’s revitalized downtown

Planet Fitness, one of the fastest-growing health clubs, plans on opening its first gym in the Motor City. Soon Detroit will join other major U.S. markets in having a Planet Fitness in the downtown area. The move coincides with a push by one of the fitness company’s franchise groups, PF Michigan, to expand throughout the state. "Planet Fitness has been very successful in big cities like New York, Chicago, and L.A.," said Bryan Rief, who co-owns PF Michigan with his wife and a partner in New Hampshire. "So there's no reason to think we can't replicate that in downtown Detroit." [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Planet Fitness moving into Detroit’s revitalized downtown

Gyms removing big machines to create more space

Health clubs contain everything you need to stay active and healthy. Rows of cardio and weight machines, free weights typically aligning the wall. But now gyms are trying to create more space for group training and more freeform workouts. According to the Wall Street Journal, traditional health clubs are removing some machines to open floor space for high-intensity workouts. Trending in 2018 is more high-intense group training. More and more regular exercisers are opting for group sessions that focus on strength and intensity, rather than the traditional routine on the elliptical machine or other push/pulling weight machines. “No question there’s [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Categories: Equipment, Landscape|Comments Off on Gyms removing big machines to create more space
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