What to expect

13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise

Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a rockin’ bod, but working out has above-the-neck benefits, too. For the past decade or so, scientists have pondered how exercising can boost brain function. Regardless of age or fitness level (yup, this includes everyone from mall-walkers to

The Ultimate Newbie Guide to Navigating the Gym Floor

Article shared from Greatist.com, written by Locke Hughes
Group fitness classes and running on the treadmill are pretty safe options at the gym (barring a Taylor Swift-style wipeout). When someone’s telling you exactly what to do and what equipment to use, things stay relatively under control.

But moving onto the gym floor is uncharted territory. When someone asks if they

A Handy Infographic for the Gym Beginner

Shared from FitBottomedGirls.com
Being a gym beginner is a little scary. Heck, even as someone who has worked out for years, walking into a new gym can be intimidating, nerve wracking and, OMG, what is all of this fitness equipmentand how do I use it?

In case you feel a bit intimidated by the old G-Y-M,

9 Things to Know About Group Exercise Classes

By Erin, Shared from FitBottomGirls.com

I was getting my hair done the other day when my stylist started talking about her weight-loss plateau. She belongs to a gym, so I asked her if she takes any group classes. “They’re not my thing,” she said. “I just don’t like them. I feel awkward!” As the most

30 Day Abs Challenge starts October 1, 2015

It’s almost time again for our most popular challenge, the 30 Ab Challenge.

Take up this 30 Day Abs Challenge to tone up and boost your core muscles  and body strength to the max.

The 30 day abs challenge has 4 different exercises which you have to do each day, and the time spent doing the

13 Things to Expect in Your First Yoga Class

By: Kristen Shared from fitbottomgirls.com

The first Internet search I think I ever did, back in the mid 90s, was “yoga.” I was a teenage basketball playerand even though I wasn’t too shabby when it came to running and jumping and pushing people around, I missed the flexibility and strength I’d had when I was a

What to Expect: Zumba

At A Sante’ Lakeside Fitness we LOVE ZUMBA and want everybody to join in the fun! We recognize it can be intimidating trying something new and out of your comfort zone, but try not to have your fear stop you from having fun.  We wanted to share this great article with you on what