Priority Fitness

Priority Fitness is a team of professionals that incorporate fitness into your lifestyle.

We offer services such as Personal Training, Nutrition Counseling, Run/Endurance Coaching, Strength & Conditioning, and more. With you as our priority, we will tailor a program designed to help you reach your goals.

Operating as usual

07/04/2024

Happy Fourth of July!

07/01/2024

Fitness Myth of the Month!

Nope. It all depends on you, your body, your goals, and recovery. Training days are meant to stress the body, so it can adapt and grow stronger. In order to allow the body to adapt, there needs to be easy days that can be reflected as full days off or active recovery days with light exercise. It all depends on you and you shouldn’t force anything.

06/27/2024

πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸ•’ Steps or minutes? A new study suggests both are effective for measuring your workouts! Whether you're tracking steps on your daily walk or counting minutes in your intense gym session, it all adds up to better health. πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’ͺ

Check out the latest insights on .


πŸ”— Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ariannajohnson/2024/05/20/should-you-measure-workouts-by-steps-or-minutes-new-study-suggests-both-are-effective/

πŸ“Έ: on Forbes

06/24/2024

Happy Monday!

Monday Goals!

Allow time for rest and recovery between hard workouts πŸ‹οΈto prevent overtraining, promote muscle repair and growth πŸ’ͺ, and give your body time to prepare for the next workout.

Rest can be full days off from training or very light exercise.

Whatever makes your body feel better and recovered so you can train up to your potential soon!

06/20/2024

Seasonal Goals: There are tons of local fitness events such as a charity run πŸƒβ€β™€οΈor walk 🚢, or obstacle course race 🏁. Signing up for an event can provide motivation and structure to your exercise!

06/17/2024

Sleep Tip of the Month!

Check in to see if you're a napper or not! πŸ›A 2021 review Trusted Source suggests that napping might be helpful for people who are athletes 🀼or engage in strenuous physical activity πŸ‹and might not compromise their nighttime sleep quality.

However, taking long or irregular naps during the dayβ˜€οΈmay negatively affect your nighttime sleep. Sleeping in the daytime can confuse your internal clock πŸ•°, meaning that you may have a hard time trusted falling asleep at night.

So, if you take regular daytime naps and sleep well, you shouldn’t worry. But if daytime naps seem to be disrupting your nighttime sleep, consider cutting them shorter or limiting them in general.

06/13/2024

NO WORK OUT WORKOUT! πŸ’ͺπŸ”₯

Skip the elevator and take the stairs whenever possible. Climbing stairs is a great way to engage your leg muscles 🦡, get your heart pumping πŸ’™, and generally switch up your daily routine which recent research shows can increase happiness! πŸ˜„

06/10/2024

Happy Monday!

It's getting hot! Ensure adequate hydration by drinking plenty of fluids (with electrolytes) throughout the day, especially before, during, and after exercise.

Staying hydrated keeps your energy up, enhances performance, and helps you recover faster. πŸ’¦πŸ’₯

06/06/2024

Exercise of the Month: Hiking! πŸ₯Ύ

Hit the Trails! Summer is the perfect time to take your workouts outdoors and enjoy the beauty of nature. Hiking is an incredible exercise option while exploring the great outdoors! 🏞️

Benefits of Hiking:
Full-Body Workout: Engages your legs, core, and even your upper body.
Cardio Boost: Increases heart rate, improving cardiovascular health.
Mental Health: Reduces stress and boosts your mood with fresh air and beautiful scenery.
Flexibility & Balance: Navigating trails improves agility and coordination.

06/03/2024

Fitness Myth of the Month!

Cardio is fantastic exercise πŸ’ͺ, but it doesn't offer everything.

Making sure to engage in high quality resistance training πŸ‹will help increase lean body mass which will in turn speed up your metabolism.

Mix it up with strength training and a happy healthy diet for a winning combo! πŸ’ͺ

06/03/2024

Committed to mental health awareness and progress?
We are proud sponsor and supporters of the
, held June 22nd-23rd in New Paltz, New York, offers an exceptional opportunity to make a difference. This fully supported cycling event welcomes cyclists of all experience levels, fostering both individual participation and team efforts from clubs and companies.Β  Whether you choose to ride for one or both days, or participate virtually from anywhere globally, your contribution directly impacts McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. Join The Ride and support their vital work in mental health education, research, and treatment programs for conditions like anxiety, depression, and substance abuse

05/30/2024

Unlock your full potential with our gold standard fitness β€œlab” services! πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ”₯

πŸš€ VO2 Max Testing: Discover your aerobic and anaerobic thresholds so you can dial in your training and racing with data only meant for you.

πŸ”₯ Resting Metabolic Rate Testing: Optimize your caloric needs and energy balance.

πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ Running Analysis: Perfect your form and enhance your performance with personalized feedback and exercises to make you your best at running.

05/27/2024

Monday Goals!

Incorporate resistance training exercises πŸ‹οΈβ€β™€οΈtargeting all muscle groups at least two days per week.

Focus on proper form, gradually increasing weight, resistance, or intensity πŸ’ͺ

The benefits range from increasing bone density, overall strength, speeding up your metabolism, and much much more πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

05/20/2024

Sleep Tip of the Month!

RELAX AND CLEAR YOUR MIND! 🧠

Many people have a pre-sleep routine that helps them relax. πŸ›

Relaxation techniques before bed have been shown to improve sleep quality and are another common technique used to treat insomnia.

Strategies include listening to relaxing music, reading a book πŸ“–, taking a hot bath πŸ›, meditating, deep breathing, and visualization.

Try out different methods and find what works best for you.

05/16/2024

Seasonal Fitness Tips!

Different seasons mean different local fresh foods! πŸ₯¦πŸ₯•πŸ«›For the Spring look for asparagus, broccoli, green beans, arugula, spinach, kale, cabbage, carrots, strawberries, rhubarb, radishes, artichokes, peas, and more!

05/13/2024

Happy Monday!

Start the week off with a goal!

Take 5-10 min each day to focus on stretching and mobility exercises. This can improve flexibility, prevent risk of injury, and enhance range of motion. Consider incorporating yoga or Pilates sessions.

You can also find our past "Priority of the week" hip flexor stretch which is great for anyone who sits a lot for work.

Enjoy!

05/09/2024

NO WORK-OUT WORK-OUT!

Activity is activity and yes that even means Dance Breaks! πŸ’ƒπŸ•Ί

Try dancing more! Whether it's while cooking dinner or taking a work break, dancing is a fun way to get your heart rate up and burn some calories.

05/06/2024

Sweating buckets doesn't always mean you've crushed your workout! πŸ’¦πŸš«πŸ’ͺ

Quality workouts are the key to success regardless of your sweat rate! πŸ’― Whether you're pushing your limits in personal training, hitting the pavement in a group run, or powering through an online workout, it's the effort you put in that counts. πŸ’ͺ🌟

05/02/2024

Exercise of the Month: Cycling!

"Two wheels, endless benefits! πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈ Cycling isn't just about getting a good workout in, it's a holistic journey to health, happiness, and community.

Boost your mood, strengthen your heart, and explore the world around you, and meet some great people, one pedal at a time! πŸŒπŸ’š

04/29/2024

Unlock your peak performance πŸ’ͺπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

We have the gold standard VO2 max and zones testing equipment to optimize your training and racing! πŸš€

Make every training session count with true tested data only meant for your body! Let's ! πŸ”₯

04/22/2024

Monday Goals!

Strive for consistency in your workouts by scheduling specific times for exercise each day. Take one day per week (Sunday preferably) and add all of your training into your calendar for that week and make sure to schedule things around it :)

04/18/2024

The days are getting longer and the Sun is shining brighter β˜€οΈβ˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ

This is a great time to start getting in more outdoor activity! Whether it’s hiking outside, cycling to work, or outdoor yoga, the physical and mental benefits to outdoor exercise is there!

04/15/2024

Sleep Tip of the Month!

Your body’s circadian rhythm functions on a set loop, aligning itself with sunrise and sunset.

Being consistent with your sleep and waking times can aid long-term sleep quality.

Want to learn more, πŸ‘€link in profile

04/01/2024

Fitness Myth of the Month #2

Strength training isn't just about bulky machines and barbells. It's about empowering your body to be its best self, no matter what tools you use.

From resistance bands to bodyweight exercises, there are countless ways to build strength and definition. πŸ’₯πŸ’«

Want to learn more? See https://www.self.com/story/12-workout-myths-that-just-need-to-die

03/25/2024

Monday Goals!

Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic πŸƒβ€β™€οΈactivity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity throughout the week.

03/11/2024

Sleep Tip of the Month!

Did you know that caffeine intake late in the day can affect your sleep schedule? πŸ˜΄β˜•

It might be tempting to grab that extra cup of coffee or sip on some soda, but remember, quality sleep is key to feeling refreshed and energized! πŸ›ŒπŸ’€

So, consider cutting back on the caffeine after midday and opt for some soothing herbal tea instead. Your body will thank you in the morning! 🌟

03/04/2024

Fitness Myth of the Month #2

Not feeling sore means you didn't get a good workout.

Soreness isn't always a sign of a killer workout! πŸ™…β€β™‚οΈπŸ’₯ Sometimes, lack of soreness means your body is adapting efficiently to your routine, or you've focused on recovery.

Want to learn more click πŸ‘‰https://www.self.com/story/12-workout-myths-that-just-need-to-die

02/26/2024

Calling all endurance athletes! πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸŠβ€β™€οΈπŸš΄

Here's some fantastic research on fueling for long workouts and the different effects of types of fueling and supplements on performance.

Dig in!

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