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Seven Summertime Tips to Drinking & Dieting

By Flow Trainer, Mackennon Klink, BS, CSCS, PN1 Confession time: the summer in Seattle is amazing.  We’re lucky to have so many wonderful ways to enjoy warm days: soaking up the sun at Alki beach or Golden Gardens, spending happy hour on roof top bars, paddle boarding, outdoor BBQ’s, or hiking and more.  If you’re…

Red Light, Green Light Your Kitchen to Weight Loss

This post by, Flow Personal Trainer Mackennon Klink, B.S., CSCS, CES, PN1 I’m going to share a small secret about weight loss: it totally sucks. You start off like a champ; waking up early and crushing your workout, eating a healthy breakfast and lunch, and drinking enough water throughout the day to put Aquaman to shame….

Don’t Work Out On an Empty Stomach!

If you work out on an empty stomach, you could actually be burning muscle and causing damage that’s difficult to repair! Learn why you should avoid ‘fasted cardio’ and work out with a healthy balance of glycogen in this article.

How will you recover?

Summer is around the corner (hopefully).  A time to get outdoors, and push the limits of what your body and mind can do.   As athletes, and we are all athletes, it’s important to make time for recovery.  If you don’t, you are begging for injury. Begin to plan your recovery, as you would your…

Seattle Reign FC Partners with Flow Fitness

Seattle Reign FC have announced their partnership with Flow Fitness through the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season. Flow Fitness will be the Official Training Gym of Seattle Reign FC. “Our partnership with Flow Fitness is key to our success on the pitch,” said Reign FC vice president of partnerships Kaylynn Kelley. “Flow Fitness…

The Smart, Injury-Free Way to Plank

This post was written by Flow Personal Trainer, Mack Klink Take away points: * The Plank is a simple exercise that’s often performed wrong by over extending the duration with terrible form. * Do not allow your body to creep into lordosis or excessive kyphosis. * Focus on maintaining the three points of contact over…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Personal Training Sessions

In recent years, the popularity of personal trainers has skyrocketed as people have started recognizing that some educated personal attention can go a long way to achieving your fitness goals. However, picking a personal trainer is more than just walking into your local gym and asking for the first available trainer. Much like teaching methods…

5 Important Exercises You’re Forgetting to Do at the Gym

You probably have a routine that you use for exercises. Maybe you work on your back, shoulders and arms one day and your legs, butt, and core the next. Maybe you alternate strength training with aerobic exercise. Whatever your typical workout regimen, there are probably important exercises that you aren’t performing. Adding a few small…

Workouts That Bust Stress and Anxiety

Professionals from many disciplines will attest to the fact that physical exercise has long been established as a key factor in reducing stress, anxiety, and battling depression. Stress affects not only the brain, but the rest of our bodies. When our bodies are physically challenged on a regular basis and in good health, our minds…

Get More Out of Your Gym Time: Here’s How!

You’re dedicated to your health and well-being. You make a point of visiting the gym several times a week to ensure you engage in enough strength-training exercise, as well as aerobic exercise to promote your overall health. Did you know there are some simple tricks and tips that can help you make the most of…