Honestly, a hot dog every once in awhile never hurt anyone. However, three hot dogs a few times a week can catch up to you. We get it: there are pool parties, backyard barbeques, porch drinks--all the things we don’t get a chance to enjoy the majority of the year in the Midwest. So, naturally, we cram it all into the three good months we get, but that’s no reason to blow all your hard work. Here are some healthy tips for the summer from the Pinnacle team to help you have a happier, healthier summer! Enjoy Healthy Seasonal Fruits and Veggies While They Last Sure, you can get some fruits and vegetables year-round, but there is no denying that summer-time fruits and veggies are the...

From an outsider’s perspective, Omaha is very often underestimated. The reality is that Omaha has a lot to offer. There isn’t a day of the week that our fitness community isn’t doing something fun and exciting. We Omahans also try to soak up every bit of summer we can. Before you know it we’ll be scraping off car windows, so we have to get our outdoor kicks in while we can. Check out the awesome outdoor fitness offerings around Omaha! Bike Rides Taco Ride -One of the Midwest’s longest running, largest organized bike rides is on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail from Council Bluffs to Mineola. Most cyclists hit the trail at around 6pm every Thursday. The ride is about 20 miles round trip. The Thursday night...

There are some folks out there who simply love fitness. They love everything about it, they like heading to the gym, they like feeling the burn, they love working up a sweat. Unfortunately, not all of us are as excited about it. For those of us who are less than thrilled about fitness, here are some tips to keep fitness fun. Update Your Playlist Nothing can get you pumped like a good station or playlist. Remember to update your favorite playlist or have some new stations lined up to keep you in the spirit of fitness. It’s also fun to create playlists based on the workout. “Dance Workout” is a really popular Spotify playlist. Get New Gear Let’s be real, everything is a little more fun when you’re feelin’...

Father’s Day is coming up! Sure, a gift is in order, but what about all of the other ways you can make him happy? All the late nights, long shifts, and runny noses he dealt with mean you kinda owe him. So go ahead and get the gift, but try doing something that will strengthen your relationship and keep him feeling young. Get Him to Try New Things We all get stuck in our ways; we get comfortable. Encourage your dad to try new things, whether it’s a new food, new event, or new activity. Trying new things makes us muster up courage, get excited, and potentially brings something new into our lives. Help dad fend off boredom and continue to grow by challenging him with something...