Mike Nahom running with his dogs

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…

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

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…

swimming lessons

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…


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…