3 Things To Know Before Being Dry Needled

by Emily S. | Sep 30, 2021
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Dry needling isn't new to physiotherapy, but it is new to O2! This therapy technique uses small, thin needles to target trigger points in your muscles that will help get rid of the knots that are causing you pain.  Getting poked with needles can sound a little ...

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Which Group Fitness Class is Best For Your Goals?

by O2 Fitness | Sep 22, 2021
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Fitness Tips, Group Fitness Classes

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Studio fitness classes are a proven way to enhance your wellness community, enjoy effective workouts, and achieve your personal goals. Every group fitness class is designed differently, and they are each targeted to produce a range of fitness results. So which group ...

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5 Mental Tips for Motivation

by O2 Fitness | Sep 20, 2021
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Healthy Living, Fitness Tips

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What you think can impact your workout almost as much as what you do! Self-talk and self-monitoring show positive results in recent studies. Negative thoughts can hurt your performance, reduce your benefits and even keep you from exercising as frequently as you should. ...

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5 Tips to Prepare for Your First 5k

by Emily S. | Sep 18, 2021
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Trainer Tips, Running

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It's getting to be that time of year when the weather cools and you can run outside again. Or if you are losing motivation to stay active after bikini season, set yourself up with a fitness goal during the holidays. Consider running a Monster Dash for Halloween, a ...

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Squat Rack Set-Up and Safety Tips

by Emily S. | Aug 25, 2021
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Trainer Tips, Strength

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We've covered bodyweight workouts, banded workouts, and all types of weighted progressions of our favorite glute exercises. Now it's time to take the next step in your strength training journey and try the power rack!...

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The 10 Best Banded Exercises for Growing Your Glutes

by Emily S. | Aug 09, 2021
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Trainer Tips, Workout Tips, Glutes

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Bodyweight workouts are great if you're just getting started or when you don't have access to a gym. However, adding resistance bands is a simple way to add a more of a challenge to your classic booty workout!...

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The Best Bodyweight Glute Exercises

by Emily S. | Jul 27, 2021
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O2 Fitness, Workout Tips, Glutes

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We've said it once, and we'll say it again: it's so important to train your glutes! Your glutes are one of your largest muscle groups, and their strength affects so much of your body's ability to comfortably move and perform everyday tasks....

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Improve Your Golf Swing with These 5 Simple Moves

by Emily S. | Jul 02, 2021
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Fitness Tips, Trainer Tips, Workout Tips, Golf

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It's finally summer, and the warm weather and longer days are calling us to the golf course. If you want to get a more powerful swing to dominate this season, our trainers are here to help!...

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Squat Like A Pro: Finding Your Stance & Mistakes To Avoid

by Emily S. | May 28, 2021
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Fitness Tips, Workout Tips

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If you could only do one exercise for the rest of your life, it should be a squat! Squats are the most effective way to quickly strengthen and tone the muscles in your lower body that helps you power through athletics and daily tasks, such as walking or climbing stairs....

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Sciatic Nerve Pain: Simple Stretches for Pain Relief

by Emily S. | May 24, 2021
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Fitness Tips, Workout Tips, Stretch

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Are you waking up with aches, burning or shooting pains, or numbness in your back, booty, and legs? You may be suffering from Sciatica or sciatic nerve pain. Sciatica is one of the most common but most misunderstood types of pain that people will experience because it ...

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