Gym Etiquette

There’s getting fit and healthy at Metro Fitness Club and then there’s getting fit and healthy at Metro Fitness Club while earning fitness karma.  Here are a few gym etiquette tips to make your Metro experience a great one for everyone! On the Cardio Machines Stay focused. While loading up a fitness app on yourREAD MORE

Healthy Guide to Dining Out

You exercise diligently and cook healthy meals all week.  When the weekend arrives, you’d like to relax and dine out with your friends, but you don’t want to wreck all of your progress. Avoiding typical fast food restaurants is the easy part, but here are some tips for navigating all dining establishments and making healthyREAD MORE

Best Fitness Apps for Android

Best Fitness Apps for Android Last week, we shared the best fitness and health apps for the iPhone.  This week, we’re sharing the best fitness and health apps for the Android.  These apps are simple and will help keep you on track for reaching your wellness goals! Several of these app are iPhone and AndroidREAD MORE

Best Fitness Apps for iPhone

Best Fitness Apps for iPhone Technology can make our lives easier.  We’ve done a little research for you and complied a list of the best health and fitness iPhone apps to help you with your goals. Category: Motivation Challenges. Nexercize will track your fitness progress no matter what the goal or activity! The app tracks overREAD MORE

The Benefits of Circuit Training

Metro Fitness Club offers a variety of classes to help members reach their health and fitness goals. What are the benefits of circuit training?  What exactly is circuit training? Circuit training consists of short bursts of a resistance exercise using a moderate amount of weight and high repetitions, followed by another burst of exercise targetingREAD MORE

Cross-Training and How It Can Help You

Cross-Training and How It Can Help You Cross-training for athletes is when an athlete trains in a sport other than the one he competes in with the goal of improving overall performance.  It takes advantage of the effectiveness of each training method and overcomes it weaknesses by incorporating others. Whether or not you’re a professionalREAD MORE

The Importance of Mobility

The Importance of Mobility Mobility. Mobility. Mobility. Your coaches and trainers are talking about it and probably leading you through some movements before and after your workouts or sessions. Maybe you attend yoga class once a week and you know you feel better after it, but otherwise, is mobility that important? Stability and mobility areREAD MORE

Ways to Increase Your Energy

Ways to Increase Your Energy Are you drinking two or three or five cups of coffee to get started on your day? Reaching for that energy drink to get you through the afternoon?  Promising yourself that you’re going to bed earlier tonight so you won’t feel this way tomorrow, only to break that promise toREAD MORE

Nutritional Deficiencies

It’s common to feel a little “blue” this time of year.  The holidays are over, schedules have returned to normal, and the days are shorter. There may be another reason for your down mood – nutritional deficiencies. Researchers have found that lacking certain nutrients can contribute to people feeling moody, even depressed.  Mental health isREAD MORE

How To Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Last week, we introduced you to the history of New Year’s Resolutions. As promised, we will give you some tips on how to keep those New Year’s Resolutions and make 2015 the year you succeed! “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~ Aristotle Aristotle was certainlyREAD MORE

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