Let Your Plate Control Your Portions

Most dieters agonize over what to eat for their dinner. Now, research has suggested that those who want to lose weight should think instead about the plates on which they serve their meals. Does the color of your plate affect how much you eat? A new study by Dr. Brian Wansink et al from Cornell University indicates ... More

Eating Before You Work Out?

Yes! A pre-workout meal, eaten three hours within your workout, can offer multiple health benefits that can power you through your fitness practice. Replenishing your glycogen stores with nutrition can improve your energy level significantly during a workout, as your muscles are fueled by the energy created by ... More

April Member Spotlight: Stan Kiec

Stan’s impressed his doctor and found himself able to pursue the hobbies he loves pain-free while training at Body Zone’s indoor pool. Stan Kiec loves the outdoors – his passion for fishing and hiking keeps the 58-year-old happy and healthy in his spare time. But before he committed to a Body Zone personal ... More

Love Thy Self For Long-Lasting Change

By: Debbie Stiller, Director of Wellness and Aquatics A friend of mine just asked my opinion on wearable fitness trackers. She wonders if seeing that thing on her wrist will motivate her to move.  She is wondering if it will make her more accountable … more able to stick to the “rules” she has set for herself.  ... More

eBite: Brain Boosters + Recipe

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. In this progressive, irreversible disorder, nerve cells in the brain slowly degenerate, causing problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Despite extensive research, both cause and cure for Alzheimer's ... More

March Member Spotlight: Lauren Newton

Lauren's dedication to training and stellar work ethic makes her a superstar member, but her smart-and-savvy wellness mindset is something all of us can learn from. When Lauren Newton isn’t juggling the books as a full-time nursing student at Alvernia University, working at a local hospital or teaching young girls ... More

Weekly eBite: Why Nuts Are Healthy + Recipe

Nuts are underrated nutritional gems, packed full of protein and linked to lowering levels of cholesterol, decreasing heart disease, reducing weight, and lowering the risk of cancer. Americans do not eat nuts regularly, which account for only 8% of daily antioxidant intake, possibly because people are afraid of the fat ... More

Try Hockey for Free Day

What will youth hockey bring out of your kid? Strength. Responsibility. Thrills. Hockey helps boys and girls make big strides. Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex invites boys and girls to Try Hockey for Free Day on Saturday, Feb. 25th for a free clinic as part of Hockey Week Across America. Starting at 4:30 PM, ... More

February Member Spotlight: Mike Faust

Mike Faust hiked the Swiss Alps and cruised the Danube, yet he maintains his excellent fitness level by working out almost every day of the week --  his biggest fitness achievement to date. A group fitness enthusiast, he joined Body Zone in 2009 and constantly  finds himself mixing in classes with his training ... More

Introducing … Body Zone Physical Therapy

Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex is thrilled to announce the addition of Body Zone Physical Therapy as its newest community health service. Randy Yocum, DPT, CSCS, has been named director of the privately-owned orthopedic and sports physical therapy center. It is located in Body Zone's Wellness Center. The ... More