Best Glute Warm-Ups

by O2 Fitness | May 09, 2019
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Weight Training, Personal Training, Workout Tips

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Are you incorporating glute training into your fitness routine? You should be! Not only does strength training in general increase overall mobility and muscle mass, but it also helps to prevent injury. Since the glutes are among the largest muscles in the body, ...

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5 Benefits of Zumba Classes

by O2 Fitness | May 06, 2019
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Group Fitness Classes, Workout Tips, Cardio

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Zumba classes have earned an international reputation for uniting fitness, fun, and accessibility into a single workout style. Zumba locations can be found in 180 different countries with over 15 million participants worldwide. The global hype surrounding this workout ...

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Warming Up Before Strength Training

by O2 Fitness | Apr 19, 2019
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Personal Training, Workout Tips

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Is warming up important? Yes! A proper warm-up will prepare your body for exercise by increasing your heart rate, improving circulation and blood flow to the muscles, and loosening your joints through a range of motion. Not only will this help prevent injuries, but it ...

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Look Forward Spotlight: Ledina

by O2 Fitness | Apr 19, 2019
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Member Spotlight, Weight Training, Look Forward

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Looking for an accountability partner to help you hit your goals? Look no further than Ledina Esserman. This Dallas native started her fitness journey in college and has grown more and more passionate about prioritizing a healthy lifestyle over time. Now, she's a ...

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Shape Up: Greensboro

by O2 Fitness | Apr 16, 2019
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We are excited to bring Shape Up to Greensboro throughout the month of May! This is a free outdoor workout series that will get you moving, sweating, and smiling under the sun at Friendly Center on Mondays and Wednesdays all month long....

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Nutrition and Endurance Training

by O2 Fitness | Apr 16, 2019
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Healthy Living, Fitness Tips, Workout Tips

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With longer days and warmer weather comes more endurance training and a variety of outdoor races. The definition of endurance training is “prolonged training at a relatively low intensity, aimed at enhancement of cardiorespiratory function, together with aerobic ...

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4 Cardio Exercises to Target Glutes

by O2 Fitness | Apr 01, 2019
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Fitness Tips, Workout Tips, Cardio

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Looking to grow your glutes? While you should plan on spending time in the weight room, don’t forget about complementing your lifting routine with cardio. Not only does cardio boost your heart rate to help with fat burning, but certain cardio exercises can also fully ...

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Shape Up: Daniel Island

by O2 Fitness | Apr 01, 2019
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O2 Events, Group Fitness Classes, Charleston

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Springtime is here and it's the perfect season to kickstart your fitness goals! We're celebrating the return of beautiful weather in Charleston with a free outdoor fitness series on Daniel Island all throughout May. Join us for Shape Up! ...

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Member Transformation: Katy

by O2 Fitness | Apr 01, 2019
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Member Spotlight, Raleigh, O2 Transformation

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After having three kids in five years, Katy found herself in a fitness funk. Being a busy mom, she had neglected to take care of herself and reached a point where she craved a change. With support and encouragement from her friends and O2 Fuquay Varina team members, ...

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Look Forward Spotlight: Nichole

by O2 Fitness | Mar 26, 2019
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Member Spotlight, Weight Training, Look Forward

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From cheerleading to bodybuilding to jiu-jitsu training, Nichole's fitness journey has taken many twists and turns to lead her where she is today. This artist by day and bartender by night stays hungry for adventure. When she's not squeezing in a lift at O2 Fitness ...

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