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Free Outdoor Classes Every Tuesday at the Parks at Walter Reed in DC with CASS Fitness

CASS Fitness is excited to help provide free outdoor fitness classes every Tuesday at 6:30 PM to 7:30 as part of the Parks at Walter Reed. We started on May 23, 2017, and the classes will go on until October 24, 2017.  Our classes are a circuit style with stations ...

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Our Favorite Advice from MyFitnessPal’s 67 Science Backed Weight Loss Strategies

Earlier this week, we came across an excellent article on MyFitnessPal, which listed 67 Science Backed Weight Loss Strategies. From the list, we came up with some of our favorite numbers. I personally have used many of these strategies, and I recommend them to my clients. There are some new ...

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Overcoming roadblocks in your weight loss goals

Losing the weight you have always wanted to lose feels great. I am fortunate enough to have done that transformation and I am fortunate that helping other people lose weight/fat/inches/gain muscle is what I do for a living! Is it easy even with the best possible plan and guidance? Not ...

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My Journey Through Low Back Pain and Recovery (Pt. 3)

If you are just joining me here, read http://cassfitness.net/my-journey-through-low-back-pain-and-recovery-pt-1/ and http://cassfitness.net/my-journey-through-low-back-pain-and-recovery-pt-2/ to get caught up to speed. In the last installment, we left off at my progress at the end of 2012. Fast forward a few months, and I embarked on my journey to become a personal trainer.  I had some ...

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Side Plank Medley for Strong Obliques

Here is a one minute medley of different Side Plank exercises to challenge your core (especially your obliques). When you are doing more than a minute with the traditional Side Plank, it is time to incorporate more challenging exercises. If you do not know how to do a Side Plank, ...

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My Journey Through Low Back Pain and Recovery (Pt. 2)

If you are just joining me here, read http://cassfitness.net/my-journey-through-low-back-pain-and-recovery-pt-1/ to get caught up to speed. I was narrowing my search for the best chiropractors in the area. I lived in Germantown, MD but I was willing to travel anywhere in Montgomery County for the best service. I ended up going with ...

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Is Exercise or Nutrition more important for weight loss?

A very common question I come across is whether exercise or nutrition is more important for weight loss.  Well, the answer has multiple parts. In short, nutrition has more impact. It is easier to reduce 500-700 calories in your diet than it is to burn 500-700 calories in a workout ...

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My Journey Through Low Back Pain and Recovery (Pt. 1)

I will never forget June 17, 2011. I fell down on the ground of the house I was living in at the time after I got up from the couch I sat on. I had such a constant sharp pain in my lower back, I could not walk. I crawled ...

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The Benefits of Battle Ropes by Matt Bible

If you train with a CASS Fitness trainer, you more than likely have experienced a battle ropes routine with one of us if we have enough space to set them up. You may also see my videos or Instagram posts with the Battle Ropes. Why do I like them so ...

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Introduction to our newest Personal Trainer, Adrian Nicotra

CASS Fitness would like to give a warm welcome to Adrian Nicotra. He is our newest certified personal trainer. Adrian is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and he is currently working on his NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist certification. Adrian lives in Alexandria, VA. He trains in ...

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