Meet the Trainer: Anthony Trocchio

By Anthony Trocchio | January 11, 2024 |

A few years back when the lock down started, I decided to take all the free time I had to really start working on myself and my health. Being a 19 year old kid in a world where men’s health is not a hot topic, I didn’t know where to start. One day out of…

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Newcomer Tips When You Join the Gym

By Michelle Nahom | January 10, 2024 |

You did it. You made a commitment to improve your health and fitness when you joined New Milford  Fitness & Aquatics Club. We are thrilled to have you with us! We know the gym can be a little intimidating if you’ve never worked out or if you haven’t worked out in a long time. We…

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Massage Therapy: A Beneficial Addition to Your Health Routine

By Michelle Nahom | January 9, 2024 |

Have you started eating healthier and exercising, trying to take better care of yourself, but still feel like something is missing? Those things are important, but sometimes your body needs a little extra something to perform at its best. Massage can be a beneficial addition to your health routine. Benefits of Massage Stress Relief Stress…

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Getting Started with Physical Activity is Easier Than You Think

By Mike Nahom | November 15, 2023 |

We’re all aware being physically active is important to our health. But many of us don’t know where tobegin or feel like it’s just too hard to get in shape. But the reality is, any amount of physical activity canjumpstart health benefits. It’s more likely you will stick with a routine if you start slowly…

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Make Homemade Fajita Seasoning Instead of Using Store Bought

By Michelle Nahom | November 8, 2023 |

Good food choices are just as important as exercise when it comes to your health. I try to avoidprocessed foods and additives as much as possible when I am cooking. While it may be difficult to eatclean all the time, we can all take steps to improve our eating habits. One way you can start…

Tim Gesualdi, Personal trainer

Keep your New Year’s Resolutions this Year with the Help of a Personal Trainer

By Tim Gesualdi | January 10, 2023 |

We have reached that oh so familiar time on the calendar again. The new year is here, and this is the year you’ll FINALLY stick to your New Year’s resolution of getting into the gym and losing all that weight you promised yourself you would lose. It’s FINALLY the year you’ll get into the gym…

Elizabeth Dalton, Occupational Therapist

Aquatic Therapy Helps Recovery from Injury and Surgery

By Elizabeth Dalton | December 20, 2022 |

Pools and lakes are most commonly used for beginner swimmers learning new skills andexperienced swimmers perfecting their strokes. However, it can be used for more therapeuticpurposes as well. The warmth of the water allows for stretching and loosening of the body inpreparation for exercise. Exercise, which in turn, allows for strengthening of muscles around adamaged,…

Tim Gesualdi, Personal Trainer

Working with Athletes : Meet Personal Trainer Tim Gesualdi

By Michelle Nahom | December 19, 2022 |

Personal Trainers create training plans that are personalized to your specific fitness goals. When it comes to athletes, weight training and cross training can reduce your risk of injury, improve total fitness, and help you get the results you are looking for. A Personal Trainer can teach you the combination of exercises most advantageous for…

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Learning to Swim: Never Too Early…Never Too Late

By Jeanne DiGiacomo | July 6, 2022 |

It’s that time of year again. I especially love this time, when I can close my eyes and bask in the sun at the water’s edge while listening to the delightful sounds of children’s voices and splashes from waves hitting the shore or kids jumping into the water and conversations coming from all around me.…

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Improving Cognitive Fitness with Exercise

By Lynn Priest | June 10, 2022 |

We’ve all heard about the benefits of getting regular exercise (at least 150 hours a month of moderateaerobic physical activity) for our heart health. But did you also know you are enhancing your cognitivefitness with every step you take? Exercise improves memory, cognitive skills, reduces stress, enhances your mood and can help to preventdementia.  It…