Did you know that we offer 18 different kinds of group exercise classes at Pinnacle Fitness Club? That means there is something for everyone and every schedule. If you haven’t given our group X classes a try, you should read on. The benefits of group exercise are undeniable!   Your Competitive Side Kicks In Working out in a group setting is great for your drive. You see the people around you who aren’t giving up, they aren’t taking a break, or they’ve moved up with their weights. You want to push through too. You want to increase your weights too. Group X classes keep attendees motivated.   You Become Part of a Community Some of our group X attendees have been going to the same classes for years. When you...

The list of emotional and physical symptoms of stress goes on and on. Stress affects everyone differently, but at the end of the day, stress is harmful to our mental health, our relationships, and our wellbeing. Because it’s National Stress Awareness Month, the Pinnacle crew got together to share their favorite ways to reduce stress. Meditate -Meditating for as little as five minutes can actually reduce your stress levels. Start small, focus on your breathing, and be in the moment. Take a Stroll Around the Block -Short walks during the work day can help you focus, clear your mind, and boost creativity. Snuggle an Animal -Just do it. It’s great. Spend Time in Nature -Simply spending a little time outdoors can help reduce...

Remember a month ago when it was -15°? A month ago! Now we’re seeing temps in the 40s-70s. Needless to say, spring has sprung! We all went through a pretty harsh winter, but now it’s time to get back outside. Get some sun, fresh air, and join your Omaha fitness community again in the outdoors.   PFC Run Club This club is for runners of all levels. We will run outside unless the weather is extreme. The Wednesday run will be shorter and speed focused (if desired), and the Sunday run will be longer and endurance focused. Walk/Runners are also welcome to join the club! We meet Sundays at 8am and Wednesdays at 6:45pm.   Heartland Bcycle Have you seen these solar powered stations popping up all over town? They...

Labels can be misleading. Corporate agendas can push misinformation. It can be hard to know when you’re making the right choices for you and your family’s dietary needs. Here are a few simple nutrition facts that we believe will help you build a knowledge base around good nutrition.   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned trans fats as of June 18, 2018, though products manufactured before this date can still be distributed until 2020.   Around 1980 we saw a drastic increase in obesity, type 2 diabetes, and the myriad of health issues that come along with them. The simultaneous rise in the production of foods that include trans fats has lead the FDA to ban these life suckers! Stick with foods that offer healthy fats...