At Pinnacle Fitness Club, we believe in small changes that lead to lifestyle changes over time. We see it all the time, the “All or nothing” mentality just isn’t sustainable. We find that drastic life changes aren’t as successful as incremental moves toward being a healthier, happier, more balanced person. In that vein, here are 10 small changes you can make to your everyday life, starting today! Drink More Water...

Yoga: Good for the Mind, Body & Soul Have you ever considered hittin’ up a yoga class then feeling really weird and intimidated by it? Because let’s face it, as a beginner, you know absolutely nothing about yoga and then inevitably abandon the idea thinking, “I can’t even touch my toes, yoga is definitely not for me”. Well, Pinnacle Fitness Club is here to tell you that yoga can be for you! Basic Tips to Get Started Yoga primarily focuses on breathing, posture and meditation. So  to start, practice taking a deep breath in and out. Yoga is not about being Ms./Mr. Flexible, it’s about uniting yourself using your breath, body and the mind which is actually quite easy and effortless. In order to learn the proper yoga...

What the Heck is Barre? As you’ve all noticed, we have recently added some Barre classes to the schedule. But what is it? How do you say it? What do I wear? Just all the questions. Barre, pronounced just like “bar”, is a fitness routine that uses a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and Pilates. The actual barre is used as a prop for balance while doing exercises that focus on holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles, or isometric strength training. These exercises are combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements. What to Expect at Class Barre classes provide a dynamic and invigorating workout. Typically, you’ll start with a warm-up and a sequence of upper body...

Running in a Winter Wonderland Baby, it is most certainly cold outside! That being said, frigid temps don’t always mean you have to ditch your outdoor run. If you are an avid outdoor runner but find it hard to lace up the sneaks and hit the snow-covered pavement when it’s a blistering 6 degrees out, let Pinnacle Fitness Club give you some running tips to help you plow through the winter season (see what we did there). Get Motivated Whatever you gotta do to get yourself out there, in the words of Nike, just do it. We suggest enlisting the help of a running buddy. When you’re being held accountable by someone else to show up, you’re less likely to wimp out. Set a goal for yourself; even...