With the school year starting, we’re all a little pressed for time. But that’s no excuse to let all of your hard work come undone. We know exactly how precious your time is to you. We also know how important it is to form healthy habits. Optimize each minute of your day with these easy, effective ways to sneak a little calorie burn into your daily tasks, from the staff at Pinnacle Fitness Club in Downtown Omaha. Stretch while you’re brushing your teeth and drying your hair. If it’s an option, bike to work. Park in the farthest parking stall from your destination. Skip the elevator and take the stairs. Use a stand-up desk or an exercise ball at your desk. Invest in an under...

It’s August, and it’s back to school time. If you’re in school or have school-aged kids, you know you’re about to say a tearful “goodbye” to every ounce of “you” time. Soon you’re about to live on gas station cheese sticks and daydream about what it used to be like to get a full night’s sleep. And workouts? What are those? Here at Pinnacle, we start to see you coming in less often, looking more stressed, and not enjoying your time here because there’s so much going on inside your brain and outside these walls. We want to help! We’ve come up with some steps to take throughout your everyday routine to make sure you get what you need...

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...