So yeah, it’s pretty cold. Leaving your toasty home to go workout when there is chili to be made and eaten can be rough. The sun is down by the time many of us get out of work and it can zap your energy. It’s just plain easier and more enjoyable to workout and stay active when it’s warmer. “As is typical during the winter season, Americans report exercising less. The percentage of adults who reported exercising frequently -- for at least 30 minutes three or more days per week -- fell to 49.8% in November, from 52.2% in October and from the year's high of 54.5% in July.” -Gallup Reduced activity during the winter may be the norm for America, but let’s not make it the norm...

Staying on track with your nutrition plan and exercise is easier said than done when champagne, cheese plates and bacon wrapped-everything are staring you down everywhere you go. Have no fear, the Pinnacle Fitness team is here to keep you motivated with words of inspirations, tips, a recipe from Erin, and more to keep you on track...

It’s November at Pinnacle and you know what that means! It’s time for our annual Maintain, Don’t Gain campaign. We know that keeping a focus on healthy eating habits and an exercise routine can get really tough during these last two months of the year. The holiday parties, the gathering around food, and the extra to-dos leave little time for workouts and thoughtful nutrition planning. But you’re not alone! What so many of our members love about Pinnacle Fitness Club is that it’s not just a place to come and check “workout” off your list; we’re truly a community, and as such, we’re in this together. We see each workout, those drops of sweat, and that “sore leg” swagger when you come in for more. We’re...

Believe it or not, working out should be enjoyable. No, really, it’s science! Exercising causes your body to release those feel good chemicals called endorphins. Endorphins block pain receptors and trigger positive feelings in your mind and body. These chemicals are so powerful, they have similar effects on the brain as morphine. So, if you continually dread your daily workout and aren’t gaining satisfaction from it, it’s important to figure out why. Your Workout Isn’t for You There isn’t just cardio or strength training, there is a whole myriad of different types of workouts and combinations thereof. Maybe the workout routine you dread needs a refresh. Think about what you’d like to get out of your workout -visible results, having fun, more energy, flexibility, stress relief, strength,...