Xblog

iStock 000017646689XSmall

How to Train Your Brain For Fitness Resolution Success

By PJ Glassey / / Comments Off on How to Train Your Brain For Fitness Resolution Success

How many times have you made a New Year’s fitness resolution and fell short of your goal? If you are like 97% of the people who make those resolutions, you’ve had your struggles. How about trying something different this year – something that works for a change? The first step is to get your head…

Read More
shop x gymsm

Shop Local and Save at X Gym !

By PJ Glassey / / Comments Off on Shop Local and Save at X Gym !

How would you like to get leaner, healthierand more tonedthis holiday season (instead of what usually happens)? Does your busy holiday schedule leave little to no time for your exercise routine? Do you put your fitness budget on hold until January because of excess holiday spending? Would you like a perfect solution to this TIME and MONEY…

Read More

SWAPS AND SUBSTITUTIONS

By PJ Glassey / / Comments Off on SWAPS AND SUBSTITUTIONS

You don’t have to give up some of your favorite foods to get lean and fit! Here at the X Gym , we have found substitutions for you so your lifestyle can continue with minimal changes. ___ Yogurt: Trader Joe’s Plain Greek yogurt (or Chobani, Fage or Oikos) with a dozen organic blueberries and a…

Read More

Emergency Snack List

By PJ Glassey / / Comments Off on Emergency Snack List

And here is a list of foods I found breezing through my local Safeway that would be acceptable for an emergency situation if you forgot to make your lunch or you are traveling without a kitchen handy: *Pre-chopped veggies *Pre-made garden salad with meat, cheese and balsamic vinaigrette *Kraft “Live Active” cheese snacks and light…

Read More
christism

Christina Burshek

By PJ Glassey / / Comments Off on Christina Burshek

Hometown- Leavenworth, WA Personal Training Certification- World Instructor Teaching School Additional Training, Certifications, and Education- CPR/First Aid, Associates of Arts and Sciences, BS with Human Anatomy Emphasis (2015) How long have you worked at X Gym? Since 2014 Why do you love training clients? I love helping and working with people. I also love fitness…

Read More
lacid

Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Lactic Acid…

By PJ Glassey / / Comments Off on Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Lactic Acid…

Research review by Alki X Gym trainer Aaron Wagar “Lactate—a signal coordinating cell and systemic function” Andrew Philip, Adam L. Macdonald, & Peter W. Watt For many years, the scientific, medical, athletic communities and the general population have accepted the fact that lactate is a just a by-product created by exercising muscle fibers. It was…

Read More