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Happy Thanksgiving From Salem Fitness Center

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, November 23, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving From Salem Fitness

It’s Thanksgiving week and a time each year when we reflect upon the blessing within our lives. Today our warmest Thanksgiving wishes go out to all of you, our clients, friends, and neighbors. Along with this note of thanks to you, this week we offer a special Thanksgiving “shout-out” to one of the more unsung Thanksgiving heroes, Sarah Hale. Historians credit Sara Hale as the originator of the Thanksgiving federal holiday.

Sara Hale undertook a 17-year letter writing campaign to make Thanksgiving a national holiday observed in all states. Before Hale, Thanksgiving was not a fixed holiday but rather an informal tradition. Presidents would select a day and make it known that it would be a day of thanksgiving and community. Hale lobbied five separate presidents for a set date until finally her request was granted by president Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln congratulated her tenacity and immortalized the holiday as part of American culture.

So thanks, Sara, for your 17 years of letter writing, for securing our day of Thanks on Thursday, and for your part in creating one of the most warm and celebrated day within our American culture!

How Many Calories can You Burn through Gentle Yoga

Joseph Coupal - Friday, November 17, 2017
Salem Fitness Yoga classes in in Salem, MA

A lot of people misconstrue the need for gentle yoga exercises thinking that the only benefit is relaxation. While it is true that these exercises relax the body and relieve stress, there are also other benefits that one can enjoy with the regular practice of gentle yoga.

By regularly practicing gentle yoga exercises in Salem, MA, you will also lose weight. As a matter of fact, for 60 minutes on the mat, a person can burn lots of calories and even more if the class is 90 minutes. For individuals who want to lose weight but do not want to perform high-intensity workouts, yoga exercises can be your best bet.

Many people who regularly practice fast-paced, full-body workouts still enjoy practicing yoga practicing yoga to soothe their body after exercising intensely. Aside from helping one to lose weight, gentle yoga poses and breathing techniques can also serve as cool down exercises for the body and the mind.

Yoga does not discriminate. Yoga instructors guide people with varying goals in exploring postures slowly and carefully. So whether an individual does it in complement to other workouts or alone, it is guaranteed that performing yoga and breathing techniques will guarantee health and fitness results.

To find out more about the unexpected benefits of regularly practicing gentle yoga classes, contact Salem Fitness Center.

Optimize Fitness Results through Boxing Training Cardio Workouts

Joseph Coupal - Friday, November 10, 2017
Salem Fitness Boxing training cardio workouts in Salem, MA

Nowadays, more and more women are getting involved in physical activity. It is becoming more popular for women to choose boxing training cardio workouts over other types of fitness classes. It feels great to throw punches and boxing training cardio workouts do great things for a woman’s body and mind.

A perfectly toned body is possible to achieve for women who enjoy boxing workouts class. With uppercuts and jabs, all the muscle groups are engaged not just those found in the limbs. The core is strengthened for better support of the body to perform more hardcore routines. The muscles in the lower limbs are also flexed using footwork that make the boxing cardio training more intense. With this set-up, women are able to maximize their time in the gym and optimize their calorie burn and muscle build.

Aside from toned arms and abs, the minds will also benefit from these group exercise boxing drills in Salem, MA. Science proves that punching is one way for a person to de-stress. And when the mind is clear from unnecessary thoughts, it improves the cognitive functions of the brain making you more focused. While they achieve their fitness goals they also achieve a stress-free outlook and a more focused mind.

To find out more about boxing drills, contact Salem Fitness Center.

There’s Always A Place in Fitness Boot Camp Classes

Joseph Coupal - Friday, November 03, 2017
Salem Fitness boot camp classes in Salem, MA

Fitness boot camp classes in Lynn, MA are often held outdoors or, at Salem Fitness Center there are time when they are held indoors. Fitness boot camp is a physical fitness program that is inspired by military training. So for individuals who participate they can expect an escalating, hardcore, full-body workout with many variations that will burn calories and build muscles.

But even though these classes are high-intensity, there is no need for participants, especially novices, to hesitate to join these fitness boot camp classes in Lynn, MA. The classes are held in groups that are composed of people of all levels, which means there is always a place for anyone in fitness boot camp.

The participants in boot camp class perform a combination of high intensity aerobic and anaerobic exercises. These exercises are strategically developed to encourage full participation and prevent people from reaching a workout plateau. Because the workouts are done in groups, every participant is inspired to remain challenged at all times.

To find out more about fitness boot camp classes, contact Salem Fitness Center.