Go Take A hike!

by Antonio Sini … There is no better time than the fall to get outdoors! Hiking is one of my favorite ways to exercise in the fall. It’s truly an underrated activity and, like all exercise, has many health benefits. When you hike, your workouts can be different each time, depending on which trails you […]

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Prioritizing Your Fitness

by Antonio Sini … You probably already knew this but prioritizing and finding an extra hour or two for exercise is not as simple of a task as one might think. Whether it’s work, kids or friends, it can sometimes be hard to concentrate on ourselves when so many other people depend on us. The […]

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Staying Positive

Our family, our friends… seems like everyone is either experiencing for themselves, or knows someone who is feeling a tremendous amount of stress. Take a step back and catch your breath. Remember, worry does little more than make you anxious and miserable. It serves no purpose other than to make you obsess over negative situations […]

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Fitness Fads

by Antonio Sini … Fads…they come and go quicker than a late-night infomercial. This is especially true when it comes to health and fitness. Anybody remember Tae-Bo? Some fads are just silly–take for example the butt-toning shoes that Sketchers promoted in early 2000. (That didn’t end well for them.) And some fitness fads can be […]

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Setbacks

by Antonio Sini … Setbacks…Whether it’s sustaining an injury in the middle of a big race or coming down with a cold on the first morning of your vacation, we’ve all had them. And like anything else in life, things don’t always turn out according to plan. You’ll go through highs and lows, successes and […]

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Time for a change

by Antonio Sini I’m guessing you don’t eat the exact same thing every day? If you do, we should talk! Not only would that get boring after a week or two, but you’re likely to miss key nutrients that come from eating a variety of foods. Variety is just as important when it comes to […]

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Muscle Vs. Fat Myths

by Antonio Sini … Myth: A pound of muscle looks the same as a pound of fat. Truth: Not true! Muscle tissue is denser than fat tissue. That means that, pound for pound, fat takes up more space in your body. So, as your body composition changes from more fat to greater muscle mass, you […]

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New Year New You

by Antonio Sini . There is no better time than the New Year to create a new approach to getting yourself healthy. A New Year’s solution—instead of a resolution–means creating long-term success, by taking action and beginning the process of improving your health. We’ve all experienced short-term motivation. Many of us start the New Year […]

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A Smart Approach to Tackling Your Fitness Goals

by Antonio Sini When it comes time to get fit, we often find ourselves joining a health club or local gym, thinking we’re taking a step in the right direction, but are we really setting ourselves up for failure?  For someone who’s not in such great shape, and maybe a little embarrassed by their lack […]

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7 Reasons Your Workouts Don’t Deliver Better Results

By Antonio Sini … 1. You do the same exercise routine every week. If you do the same routine over and over—or play the same sport, or take the same class every week–your muscles will quickly adapt and you’ll hit a plateau, with each workout becoming less and less effective. However, if you challenge your […]

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Immunity and Health

by Antonio Sini … A little over two years ago, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease. Today I am Lyme-free and exercising regularly, but it’s only now that I realize how constantly fatigued my body was when I had the disease. Especially my immune system! If I caught a simple cold, for example, it would […]

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Healthy for Life

by Antonio Sini … The business of fitness has taken an interesting turn.  We’re seeing fewer and fewer infomercials featuring silly pieces of exercise equipment that one uses in an overtly sexual manner to get in shape. (Head to YouTube and look up Shake Weight for a good laugh.)  There is a new, more serious […]

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Meet Your Muscle

by Christina Perinhas … There are about 650 muscles and millions of individual fibers within our body, so becoming acquainted with each one would be a difficult task.  However, when it comes to your body, knowledge is power.  The better you understand your major muscles and what they are capable of the more you can […]

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Down Dog (video)

by Kristin Porter … Follow this simple yoga flow series into Down Dog, which can be done anywhere. Breath as you move through Standing Forward Fold, Flat Back, Plank, Chaturanga, Up Dog, Down Dog and transition back into Forward Folding to begin again.

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How much sugar should we consume? (VIDEO)

by Antonio Sini … Refined (processed) sugar is stripped of any nutritional value and thus our bodies see it as a toxin, causing a negative immune response. This leads to a variety of diseases and degenerative conditions. Unfortunately too many of us get through our days munching on snacks that are full of refined sugar. […]

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Change…

by Antonio Sini … It can only happen if you ask yourself the honest questions. What do I mean by that? Well, as a fitness professional working with people on their personal health, one of my challenges is to help each client find out what they really want to achieve, and then implement effective ways […]

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Team Nimble Races the Super Spartan

In life we sometimes “hit a wall” or come upon an obstacle that blocks our path to success.  At Nimble Fitness we like to take on challenges and show others that, with enough hard work, there is nothing that can’t be overcome.  When the trainers at Nimble Fitness hit a wall they climb over it and […]

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Childhood Obesity

by Antonio Sini … In the U.S., approximately 20% of our children and adolescents 2-19 years old are obese.  That’s 3X as many kids as were obese in 1980.   Despite all our ongoing efforts, 13 million kids are severely overweight.  Are we really doing everything we can to change our children’s health habits and insure […]

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Maintaining a Healthy Balance

by Antonio Sini – I work out 4-5 Xs a week. I lift weights, do yard work around my house, even ride my bike on the weekends. I walk all over the city too. By all accounts, I’m a pretty strong and healthy guy. So how is it that I managed to throw my back […]

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Do You Eat Enough Vegetables?

by Antonio Sini …. Do you eat enough vegetables?  I’m not talking about a few pieces of cucumber and some tomatoes with your salad—I’m talking about nutritious, hearty, fiber-rich vegetables, raw if possible! I’ve often heard clients refer to themselves as “healthy eaters” because they’ve eliminated fatty foods and simple carbs from their diet; yet […]

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