Of the top ten causes of death among humans, men die at higher rates from all of them. We need to start talking about men’s health, and what better time than Men’s Health Month? At Pinnacle Fitness Club, we want to help the men in our community take control of their health and invest in a better lifestyle. To say that typically, men don’t take care of their health as much as women is an understatement. According to a study from the CDC, women are 33% more likely than men to visit a doctor in general, although the gap narrows with increasing age. Men also die earlier than women on average. Let’s start encouraging the men in our lives to take control of their health through...

June is Men’s Health Month, so you’ll notice a focus on men’s health and fitness in the Pinnacle Fitness Club blog, newsletter, and social media. We want you to take this month and really celebrate and support the men in your life. A big part of encouraging healthy practices starts with education. So, let’s dive into a topic that affects 1 in 4 men over the age of 30: low testosterone. What is Low T? Testosterone is found in all humans, but females produce it in small amounts. Testosterone production in males increases significantly during puberty, and begins to decrease after the age of about 30. When a male’s testosterone gets too low, it can cause deficiencies. Low T triggers the following:   moodiness weight gain loss of...

You have likely found out the hard way that gyms and fitness clubs in omaha are not made equal. The quality of a gym can vary greatly. Two gyms with the exact same machines, treadmills and weight sets can be drastically different based on a myriad of factors. Taking just a little more time and consideration before committing to a gym can make a world of difference in your satisfaction and the commitment to your health and fitness journey. We believe the following to be essential categories to consider when choosing your Omaha fitness club. Hours There are many bargain gyms that stay open late and open their doors extra early. For some, these early and late hours are essential, but you should consider what you may be...

Your path to fitness and health all starts with a want or need, right? Something to attain or aspire to. Just like us, goals come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, or just increase your endurance, setting and achieving goals along your way is how to gauge success. At Pinnacle Fitness Club, we believe in SMART goals: Specific Measureable Attainable Relevant Time Specific -Here we mean “getting healthy” is a bit too vague. How would you like to achieve that? Stop smoking? Wear shorts again? Lower your cholesterol? Cut out sugar? We recommend starting with whatever area in life you feel is holding you back from being the healthy you, you want to be. Pick one area, and make that...