National Heart Health Month: Let's talk about hypertension Although we’re snowed in and our bodies haven’t seen the sun in four months, one great thing about February is that it’s National Heart Health Month. This is our yearly chance to focus on our heart health and reengage with healthy habits. Last year we celebrated National Heart Health Month by sharing some easy to incorporate tips and changes in our everyday lives. You can revisit those here. This year we want to dive into a specific topic in heart health, hypertension. Hypertension is simply abnormally high blood pressure. Left unchecked, hypertension can lead to severe complications and it increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death. The American Heart Association offers a very simple, helpful chart to help us...

Can you believe it’s already that time again? Time to think about how you’ll upgrade, do better, be better, in the next year. Did you know that only 8% of people follow through with their new year’s resolutions? There are a lot of reasons people don’t make it, but we’re guessing that the major reason folks don’t make it through the year is setting unrealistic goals for themselves. The Pinnacle Fitness Club trainers compiled some resolutions that are completely doable! Cheers to the new year! Add a Fun Workout to Your Week We know you workout on the reg, but are you having fun, or just getting through it? Did you used to enjoy soccer, or swimming, or working out with a friend? Try to infuse...

The holidays are here but that does not mean anyone needs to break out the stretchy pants. Consider this your friendly reminder from the folks at Pinnacle Fitness Club that Thanksgiving is about time with friends and family, not about eating like you’re in a state fair competition. These tips will help you enjoy your day while keeping you on track. Start the Day Off with a Turkey Trot You will feel so much better about every appetizer, drink, and plate of food you indulge in for the rest of the day if you start off with a good workout. Although Pinnacle Fitness Club will be closed on Thanksgiving so we can spend time with our own friends and family, there are no excuses! In fact,...

Pinnacle Fitness Club in Downtown Omaha has a ton of amenities to offer, but our crowned jewel might just be the indoor 25-yard lap pool. We have our competition beat on a lot of fronts, but we’re particularly fond of this one. We love that we can offer our members such a variety of fitness opportunities at the level we do. Learn more about aqua fitness at Pinnacle...