Although we aren’t a kid-friendly gym, we are kid-friendly people. We love the kiddos! In fact, we strongly believe that a caregiver’s health, fitness, and mental wellness are essential elements of the parenting toolkit. But enough about us, let’s talk about them!    The summer days can drag on for a child, and when laziness takes hold, those days go by even slower. This blog is dedicated to fun, kid-friendly ideas for all of our Pinnacle parents and caregivers.    Wizards Unite! or Pokemon Go! These apps encourage exploration through gamification -that’s just a fancy word for making something normal a game. These apps manage to make walking around a game! As you walk around your neighborhood (or wherever you are), you use your phone to play games and carry...

We’ve all been there. You don’t have the time, you don’t have the energy, or you just plain don’t wanna. Health and fitness should be a priority in all our lives, and they require commitment. So, the next time you want to skip your workout, here are nine things to consider...

We’ve been busy this year! We’re pumped to give you the rundown on everything we’ve added or changed in the last 12 months. Our goal has always been and will always be to offer our members as much as we can to improve your fitness journey, keep it new and exciting, and inspire you. New Management In case you missed it, Jeri Engen took over leadership of the gym in November. Jeri Engen got her start at Pinnacle before it was even Pinnacle! While she was attending UNO, she took a class at the club when it was still a private fitness center. She loved it so much that she switched her major and was the first and only member of UNO's Exercise Science graduating class. Jeri taught...

Working with a personal trainer is a big step in your fitness journey. It’s a financial investment, another commitment, and a new relationship in your life. It is also transformative, empowering, and a great chance to learn about your body and limits.   Know Your Goals Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, train for an event, or get ready for a vacation it is vital to define your goals and share them with your personal trainer. Setting timelines and expectations is your first step in attaining your goals with the help of your trainer.   Be Open to Their Ideas You may come into this venture with some solid ideas about what you will and won’t do and what you do and don’t like. Consider putting your...