The most common goal members have when joining a gym is to “tone-up”, become “firmer” and lower body fat. Below is a list of suggestions to help get you on your way to achieve these goals. At Fight Club, we can measure your body fat percentage when you join or when you start your fitness program, and we can monitor it during your program to measure your progress. Get started today!! 1. Remember fat is not as important as calories for controlling weight. Just make sure you're eating healthy monounsaturated and poly-unsaturated fats instead … [Read more...]

The Importance of Stretching

Stretching is among the most important things that you can do before exercising or starting any sort of athletic task. This is true for organized sporting activities like boxing and basketball, but it is also true for casual activities such as hiking, jogging or simply going to your fitness center.. Most people avoid stretching because they prefer not to commit the additional time, find it to be boring, or feel that it will not provide much help. Nothing could be further from the truth. Stretching will help you in many ways, from injury … [Read more...]

How to help Your Child overcome or avoid Obesity

Unless you've been living in a cave, you've probably heard the news: our children are obese and the statistics are downright scary. Between 16 and 33 percent of children and adolescents are obese. Obesity is among the easiest medical conditions to recognize but most difficult to treat. Unhealthy weight gain due to poor diet and lack of exercise is responsible for over 300,000 deaths each year. The annual cost to society for obesity is estimated at nearly $100 billion. Overweight children are much more likely to become overweight adults … [Read more...]

Importance of Core Training

Core training is a hot topic in the health and fitness world, but exactly what is core training and why is it so important? Core training is simply performing specific exercises to strengthen the muscles of your core.In general, your core is all of the muscles of your midsection. This includes muscles in the front, sides and back of yourmidsection, as well as many muscles that you can't see.The core muscles work as stabilizers for the entire body and help the body function more effectively. Some examples of core muscles are the rectus … [Read more...]

Increase Your Metabolism with Boxing Training

If you have ever watched a boxing match then you have seen the type of shape the majority of boxers are in. Most boxers were not born this way and have dedicated long hours of training to get in the kind of physical condition they need to ply their trade. Using the same training techniques the average person can lose weight and increase their metabolism for long term health gains.Boxing training is relatively new to the mainstream fitness industry. While boxers have used these methods for years, it is only recently that the average person … [Read more...]

Getting Fit and Staying Fit

To Get Fit and Stay Fit, You've got to Change the Way You THINK about Exercise.The numbers are alarming: more than 61 percent of Americans are either overweight or obese. Is the reason for this national health concern related to the lack of motivation toward exercise?Experts say one way to get people motivated is to provide new and exciting ways to exercise. In health clubs across the country, boxing and martial arts-oriented workouts have become the exercise of choice for many Americans. Today, Fight Club takes this growing trend to … [Read more...]