People of Fitness Sally

I have to admit it’s pretty shocking to me that I will turn 70 years old the first week of October, 2017!  Almost equally shocking is the fact that come January, 2018,  I will be beginning my 18th year here at Advantage Personal Training! I think the best news about this BIG birthday is that…

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October 19, 2017

300 Bodyweight Workout

  Here is a challenging Bodyweight Workout you can do outside this weekend. Complete all 50 Reps before moving to the next exercise. Rest as needed. Warm-up 5-10 minutes Squat Thrusts   Push-ups   Split Squats (50 reps each leg) Inverted Rows Air Squats   Here at APT, we take seriously our commitment to helping…

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October 11, 2017

People of Fitness Dave

In my early 50’s I started to put on weight.  In March 2017, I had moved to Mystic with my wife and we were looking for a life style change. We joined a fitness training facility (Advantage Personal Training) with the hopes that we would have some guidance and structure.  Well, the numbers don’t lie; my…

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October 10, 2017

People of Fitness Scott

I have always been active and somewhat fit, or at least thought so, and exercised sporadically on my own.  Never being satisfied with the results obtained working out at home, I decided to give the Personal Trainer experience a try. I signed up for a 6 month stint to carry me through the winter, identified…

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September 27, 2017

How to do your first Pull-up

Ah the Pull-up.  One of the greatest measurements for upper body strength. The stronger you are relative to your bodyweight, the more pull-ups you are able to do. But what if you feel strong relative to your bodyweight, but can’t do one???? No worries, follow this program below to get to your first Pull up!…

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September 13, 2017

People of Fitness Judy

  I have always worked out my whole life, (maybe not correctly), but I always played sports and did strength training. I learned how to use weights properly when I took an admin job at a personal training gym nearly 20 years ago. A year later I became a trainer! Many people will encounter health issues…

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September 12, 2017

People of Fitness

  “I’ve always been an active person, but one day I realized my weight got up to 270 lbs., and it was time to make some changes.  I kept thinking that in order to see results, I needed to stop overeating and start starving myself.   These bad habits were what we were taught to…

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July 14, 2017

Our 4 Move 4th of July Weekend Workout

The 4th of July is right around the corner.  I made this workout to do outside, preferably at a park or playground.  Enjoy!   Warm up: Flexibility Routine or Light Jog or Walk     4 Repetitions of Pull-ups or Body Weight Rows     4 Repetitions of Push-ups with Shoulder Touch (Do a push…

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June 27, 2017

National Chocolate Ice Cream Day Workout

June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day. If you have participated in this holiday in any way, complete 3-4 rounds of the following workout! Warm up 5-10 minutes (Walking, Light Cardio, Dynamic Warm up) 5 Burpees         10 Around the World Push-ups (Lift L Hand, R Hand, L Leg, R Leg,…

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June 6, 2017

Weekend Workout (Memorial Day)

Here is a great workout you can do at a park this weekend. Perform the first superset before moving on to the second superset. Superset 1 5 sets of 5 reps of Pull-ups or Reclined Rows            5 sets of 5 reps of Squat to bench or Single Leg Squat to…

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May 24, 2017