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,...

Making your health and fitness a priority doesn’t have to mean passing up good times with friends or a relaxing indulgence by yourself after work at happy hour. At Pinnacle Fitness Club we like to focus on a balance rather than placing a lot of restrictions on yourself. Setting yourself up for success by doing a little research before you go out allows you to make smart, healthy choices. We put our heads together and came up with our favorite, healthier happy hour choices. Since we’re located in East Omaha, we kept our selections nearby.    Roja What: How do a couple Corona Lights and Grilled Shrimp Tacos sound? Well, you can snag these for $3 and $4 respectively at Roja’s happy hour. A nice, light steal of...

During National Wellness Month we’re reminded to #choosewellness. This month is all about self care and rededication to our individual health and fitness journeys. National Wellness Month is the perfect excuse to take a little more time for yourself, find a new fitness avenue to enjoy, and get your friends involved in your active lifestyle. We can help you observe National Wellness Month with us at Pinnacle Fitness Club!    Try a New Physical Activity You might decide to try a new yoga pose with the goal of mastery at the end of the month. You could also give a different Group X Class a go once each week, or bike to some of the great outdoor social events happening all over Omaha. This month is about stepping...

At Pinnacle Fitness Club, we pride ourselves on offering yoga for everyone! Every level, every age, and every interest. Yoga can be such a diverse workout experience, it’s as if the possibilities are endless. That being said, we had to draw the line with four distinct yoga-based classes. Please dive into yoga at Pinnacle Fitness Club by learning more about our yoga group exercise classes.     Yoga This class is dynamic practice flowing from one pose to the next. We practice motions to increase your strength, balance and flexibility, while focusing on alignment and breathing. This class teaches the basics of yoga and offers modifications for all levels. This is a great place to start and grow.    Level: No experience is required.   Gentle Yoga Rejuvenate and relax. This class teaches the...