Is Inversion Right for You? A Quick Bit on Spinal Decompression

Humans are vertical creatures. Or at least, we should be standing more than sitting. Unfortunately, our build leaves us susceptible to the weight of gravity, leading to back pain and inflammation. Luckily, inversion may be one of the few ways you can counteract this phenomenon. Benefits of Inversion The concept of inversion therapy is simple. […]

Expanding Class Offerings with the Juvo Board

Pilates studio owner Shauna Smith-Yates found the solution to expanding her class offerings with the Juvo Board. This is her story.

Worrisome Winter Weight Gain: Myths, Facts and Prevention

It begins at Thanksgiving but lingers throughout the coming months. Then, when it’s finally warm enough to wear short sleeves or shorts, you notice it: the weight. Most of the time, it’s not a lot. According to most studies, it’s about a pound or two for the normal weight American and up to five pounds […]

Sneak Peak: Stamina’s New Rowers and Magnetic Exercise Bikes

It’s an exciting time for Stamina Products. Two magnetic rowers, two water rowers and two magnetic exercise bikes – an upright and recumbent – will be available to purchase in the near future. In light of our new product releases, we interviewed one of our own.

Simple, Healthy Halloween Snacks: How to Avoid the Sugar Overload

If you’re a parent or live in a neighborhood full of children, Halloween can be an overwhelming. Excited, sugar-dosed kids in costumes are soon going to run rampant on your street. Luckily, you don’t have to contribute to this sugar overload.

Mindset Over Matter: Improving Your Weight Loss Mentality

Weight loss is daunting, and our need for quick results makes it worse. Luckily, shifting you mentality may help you stick to your program.

Stamina’s BackTrac: A Healthy Back is Possible

According to chiropractic physician Dr. David Vikto, the joints, discs and muscles in your back rely on efficient fluid exchange to deliver nutrients to the cells and export waste out of cells. Learn about how the BackTrac aids this fluid flow.

Protein Pow(d)er: What is The Best Protein for Your Lifestyle?

Casual gym-goers, elite athletes and bodybuilders alike are contributing to the $4.7 billion protein powder industry. But the question is: should you? Finding the best protein powder – or if protein powder is necessary at all – is dependent on your health conditions, lifestyle and other factors.

Workout Dos: Getting the Most Out of Your Workout

We’ve covered what not to do before or during workouts, so it’s time some dos. While concentrating on proper form, staying hydrated and listening to your body are all essential, there are a few other tips and tricks to push yourself longer, harder and faster.

Workout Don’ts: Getting the Most Out of Your Workout

If you’re taking the time to work out, you probably want to get the most out of it, right? You could be doing other things, like watching Netflix, but you’ve chosen to improve your mind and body (though Netflix is good for the soul). But first, we’ll cover what not to do.

Four Fall Recipes That are Somewhat Healthy

It’s almost fall, and we’re jumping on the bandwagon. Even though it’s not quite September 22, it’s never too soon to start planning your fall food staples. From pumpkin pancakes for breakfast to twice-roasted sweet potatoes for dinner, we have a whole day planned out for you.

Boutique or Bust: Is Boutique Fitness Right for You?

Between 2010 and 2014, the boutique fitness industry grew more than 400 percent in the US. Chances are if you live in a larger metropolitan area, you’ve seen this boom firsthand. If you’re considering taking the plunge, here are a few things you should consider.