Variety is the spice of health! March is National Nutrition Month, so naturally, we’ve been focusing on what we fuel our bodies with this month. Variety in the type of exercises we perform as well as the nutrition we use to fuel those workouts is a great way to stay engaged with your fitness goals. We’ve outlined the types of food that your body uses most effectively before and after each of the main types of workout. Did you catch our last blog, “Nutrition Tips from the Pinnacle Fitness Team”? Aerobics Exercises that work the cardiovascular system like dancing, swimming or running fall into the aerobic category. This type of exercise gets your heart rate up and makes you breathe hard. Aerobics have been known to...

Did you know that February is Heart Health Awareness Month? Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Think about that for a moment -the number one cause of death, and it is often preventable. So, how have you been treating your ticker? What’s great about Heart Health Awareness month is it brings to light that the same steps we need to take to prevent heart disease actually prevent many other illnesses, both mental and physical. The following heart disease prevention tips can lead to a happier, healthier, more balanced, you...