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Take A Hike!

Do you ever find yourself unmotivated to exercise? Are you struggling with your daily routine at the gym? Well I have the perfect solution: Go for a hike! Instead of staring endlessly at the treadmill TV, look forward to what is around the next bend in the trail. Studies show that people who hike have less…

Hike with Flow ~ Saturday, June 18th

Why stay cooped up indoors on a Saturday morning when you could be enjoying nature?  Get off the couch and into the mountains with Suzanne this summer. Suz is a Personal Trainer at Flow and has a huge passion for outdoor adventures. She has been leading backpacking trips all over Washington and promotes a healthy…

The Deadlift and YOU

The Deadlift and YOU! While there are multiple versions of a deadlift, today we will be focusing on standard, traditional, feet-under-hips, hamstring-loading, chalk-dust-flying, hand-callous-forming, butt-building deadlifts. If this doesn’t bring up a vivid image in your mind, here you go:     Today, I’ll have you concentrate positioning of your feet, hips, knees, shoulders, lats,…

Get Results in Less Time

The most common problem in fitness is that people don’t have enough time to exercise. But it seems that there is a solution: Research has been building on the benefits of high-intensity interval training, also known as HIIT. In fact, some research has shown that as little as 60 seconds of strenuous exertion provides the…

What We Can Learn from Crossfit

With the summer right around the corner, many of you are trying to figure out the game plan to drop those last several pounds or to add much-needed muscle to a less-than-stellar frame. From personal trainers and gym memberships, to P90x and Whole 30 diets, the options are limitless when it comes to fine tuning…

The Benefits of Barre

Barre classes and studios have been popping up all over town.  Barre3, Pure Barre, The Bar Method, online classes, and each gym has its own rendition of this new way to exercise.  Visit any barre studio’s website and you’ll find plenty of appealing promises: “Develop long, lean muscles.” “Sculpt a ballerina’s body.” “Improve balance and…

Landmines Are At Flow!

Flow members, we have some great news!! We have added landmine attachments to the free weight area. What is a landmine attachment you ask? Well, the landmine is an amazing resistance training tool that allows for a wide variety of exercises to increase strength and coordination. All you do is place the end of a…

Are You Focused During Your Workouts?

Whether you are training for the Olympics or just to improve overall wellbeing, a high level of focus is necessary to achieve your desired results. Moreover, when dealing with complex functional movements, such as jumping, sprinting or lunging, focus is necessary to ensure proper form and lessen the chance of injury. Unfortunately, many gym goers view…

5 Benefits of Exercise That Never Crossed Your Mind

You know the benefits of exercising, right?   A great way to get in shape and/or lose weight.  Improve your health.   Help your heart.  Relieve stress. And so on… You’re heard those reasons. But what if there’s more?   What if there are benefits to exercise that you no one ever tells you? Here are my…

Healthy Noodles

Vegetable noodles are one of the newest healthy food trends, and are a great alternative to pasta or other noodles.  Vegetable noodles are spiralized vegetables that can be used as “noodles.” They are a great option for anyone who is looking to increase their vegetable intake and reduce their consumption of carbohydrates. They are also a…