NMFAC BLOG

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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.…

Cognitive fitness

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…

running

How to Improve Your Running Times

By Mike Nahom | March 28, 2022 |

Feel like you’ve hit a plateau in your running? Many runners run the same pace all the time, whether running with friends or running a race. The best way to improve your running times and stay injury free is to vary your pace.  Today we’ll walk you through different types of runs and workouts that…

Investing in your health rather than illness

Investing in Your Health: A New Perspective

By Michelle Freeman | July 12, 2021 |

If you don’t make time for fitness, you will be forced to make time for illness. Yes, you heard that right. Changing Your Perspective about Your Investment in Your Health Have you ever said to yourself: “Wow, you charge that much for a membership?” “I can’t afford personal training…it’s too expensive.” “It’s a waste of…

Mobility and flexibility exercise

4th Stage Rehabilitation with Personal Trainer Justin Sharp

By Michelle Nahom | June 21, 2021 |

If you’ve been following along with our Personal Trainer series here at New Milford Fitness & Aquatics Club, you probably have noticed that trainers often have different areas that they specialize in. Personal Trainer Justin Sharp focuses on those who are coming off an injury. Physical therapy can help you through the healing process; a…

Jordan Pessolano, Personal Trainer

Maximize Results with Personal Trainer Jordan Pessolano

By Michelle Nahom | June 9, 2021 |

A Personal Trainer can be a great resource whether you are looking to get back into shape, are a seasoned fitness enthusiast, or have a specific event you are training for. They create training plans specific to your needs, help you set realistic goals, keep you accountable, and make sure you are doing exercises correctly…

Lynn Priest, Personal Trainer

Meet Personal Trainer Lynn Priest

By Michelle Nahom | May 24, 2021 |

Personal Trainers create training plans that are personalized to your needs and allow you to reach your goals without pushing yourself so far that you are prone to injuries. Most Personal Trainers have areas they specialize in…finding the right fit will help you succeed in reaching your goals! Over the next couple of months, we…

Utilizing personal training services can help you train for a specific event, like a firefighter fitness test.

Get the Most Out of Your Gym Membership

By Michelle Nahom | May 20, 2021 |

With pandemic lockdowns and restrictions taking such a large toll on health, it’s important to get the most out of your gym membership. Many people report that they’ve gained weight, lost fitness, and are feeling high levels of stress. All of these impact our immune system negatively. The good news is working out at a…

older woman doing a balance exercise on the beach

Mobility and Balance: The Importance of Exercise

By Jordan Pessolano | February 3, 2021 |

Balance is something almost everyone neglects until it becomes a problem to their health.  As we get older, our strength begins to fade, and our balance starts to weaken. In fact, every 1 in 3 people ages 65 or older suffers a hard fall due to lack of balance and mobility. So, how can we…

senior couple doing bicep curls

Weight Training: The Real Fountain of Youth

By Michelle Freeman | December 7, 2020 |

The quest for a way to remain young forever has consumed mankind throughout history. Many have tried “magical supplements, creams and ointments and even body augmentation in the zealous pursuit of a youthful countenance and body only to be defied by age and degeneration. But what if there was a proven method to defy the…