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28 Mar 2020

We have all undergone big changes in our lives in the past two weeks in order to keep ourselves, our loved ones, and our world safe.  Gyms have closed down out of necessity, along with many other businesses.  New routines in every aspect of life are being developed, and hopefully it is not the new norm for us.  With CASS Fitness for the most part being a mobile personal training company, we have had to adjust slightly.  The apartment, condo, and office gyms have also shut down just like the…

13 Mar 2020

If you are in recovery from addiction, you may already know the value of assembling a team to help you during your journey. Many individuals recovering from substance abuse find that one important member of your support network may be a personal trainer; physical fitness plays an important role in Addiction recovery and supports a healthier, sober lifestyle. A trainer is hired to motivate and educate, opening the door to your fitness goals safely and swiftly.   So, is using a personal trainer a good investment for those in recovery?…

12 Mar 2020

Daily workouts provide a wide variety of physical and mental health benefits from maintaining a healthy body weight to improving heart health and reducing stress. You don’t have to join a gym or invest in expensive exercise equipment in order to get more out of your workout. There are a few simple but effective changes that will make a big difference to your daily workout. When introducing changes to your workout, take it one step at a time. This will give you the time you need to adjust to each…

02 Mar 2020

Working out is essential to maintaining your health. If you work out and get minimal results, it doesn’t mean you need to perform harder. Oftentimes, you can utilize small tips to get maximum results. Following these simple steps can bring you closer to achieving your dream body.   Drink more water Physical activity is draining. Because of this, consistently drinking water is essential. Thirst is a sign of dehydration. Many athletes work out without properly hydrating, which leads to further damage. If you’re working harder during workouts, dehydration may be…

04 Jul 2019

  People should pay close attention to what they eat. Fatty foods lead to more weight, and before you know it, you refuse to wear something revealing because of all that excess fat. There is a way to get rid of that as well. You just have to be persistent and patient with the process.   A good idea to lose weight and strengthen your muscles is to have a good workout regime. The more you sweat, the more calories you burn and your body would be healthier. You just…

16 Jun 2019

Happy Father's Day! I am not a father, yet. However, many of our clients, friends, and readers are fathers. Many are fathers who are also killing it in their fitness routines. They do not make excuses! However, I do know being a father, especially a new father can be exhausting and detrimental to your workout routines. Sleep is choppy at best, and nonexistent at worst! Yes, my amazing 4 year old niece is a guilty reason there is fatherly sleep deprivation!     Out of all the trends in fitness,…

10 Jan 2019

Health and fitness has over the past few years become a huge trend.   Especially weight training, and the public are becoming more aware that weight training has a reliable effect on muscular development.   However, weight training does not solely have an impact on muscle growth and strength.   Here are three positive effects of weight training you may not know about:   1. Weight training improves coordination A study looking at the effects of the quadricep extension weight training exercise found that although there was increase in strength…

24 Nov 2018

  193, 194, 19...5. My scale kept climbing toward 200 lbs. At 5'8, that is not a healthy weight. I managed to gain 40 lbs in one semester of college at Penn State's Main Campus. It was no secret why. Well at the time, I did not know why exactly.  Here are the no-brainer reasons I gained 40 lbs.   1.) I drank way too much alcohol (beer and mixed drinks for the most part)   2.) I ate way too much pizza (often after a night of beer and/or…

01 Nov 2018

Forward head posture, rounded shoulders, and a hunched back are just some of the many problems we increasingly face on a daily basis.  These can result in shoulder pain, lower back pain, neck pain, and more.  I personally went through this journey after years of bad posture from improper driving positions, constantly looking down at my iPhone to text, write emails, work in my programs, and surf the web, as well as jutting my head forward while working on my computer.  It finally came to a point where I was…

17 Sep 2018

When you are starting out on a new fitness journey, either from scratch or just to try out new types of fitness routines, why not try using a fitness app to help you keep track of your progress and help keep your motivation levels up?   They are also perfect for those of us who don’t like working out in front of everyone else at the gym, or who only have time to fit in a quick workout after getting home from work, with interruptions from the dog and the…

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