Mari & Ed Suter

Though we have different trainers, by training at the same facility we support and motivate each other. APT is integral to our goals–to remain healthy and active as long as possible. Mari– Ten years ago, I was winded after a  short walk and realized years of desk-jockeying were taking their toll.  Our family physician recommended…

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June 5, 2015

Lucy Burr

I started working out to at Advantage Personal Training in 2008 to retain flexibility, stamina, and general well-being. My goals were also to improve posture and control my body weight. Working with a trainer has enabled me to continue an active and interesting lifestyle at the young age of 91. I love traveling and playing…

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May 29, 2015

ChrystineWilliams-Booth

I stumbled upon Advantage Personal training by taking a wrong turn. Little did I know that it would be the best turn I would ever make for myself. I was 48 with two knee replacements and just didn’t know how to work out anymore without hurting for days. I was always active and played sports…

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April 28, 2015

Michaela Hardink

My fitness journey began about this time last year when my friends challenged me to participate in a 5 mile mud run, Muderella.  It was just a few months away and I hadn’t run a mile or basically been off the couch in five years.  I had a four and two year old at home…

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April 20, 2015

John Scott

My weight loss and physical fitness journey started 15 years ago. I was turning 30. I was going grey. What wasn’t turning grey was attempting to go away. I was diagnosed with incredibly high blood pressure. And I was significantly overweight. Needless to say it was a traumatizing time in my life. As I was…

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January 16, 2015

Recipe of the Month: Festive Hummus

While the red and green speckles give this homemade sun-dried tomato and basil hummus a jolly look, it’s the taste that makes it unforgettable. This dip makes the perfect party take-along. Serve it up with whole grain pita bread or fresh cut veggie sticks. Yield: 12 servings Here’s what you need: 1 (15 oz) can…

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January 15, 2015

5 Fitness Mistakes to Avoid

Stroll through any gym and you’ll notice many mistakes. Mistakes that waste time. Mistakes that put people in danger. And mistakes that are just plain crazy. Maybe you even make a few of these mistakes yourself. By avoiding these common blunders, you’ll put yourself on the fast track to results. Check out the following 5…

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January 15, 2015

Recipe of the Month: Fast Apple Ring Pancakes

These apple ring pancakes are gluten-free and higher in fiber than traditional pancakes. It’s pretty awesome to be able to enjoy a pancake and still see results! Just exercise portion control and skip the syrup. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need… ⅓ cup coconut flour ¼ cup flax meal 2 dates, pitted 2 teaspoons baking…

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January 15, 2015

The Truth About 10-Minute Workouts

The latest trends in fitness are leaning toward the ‘shorter is better’ philosophy…but do dramatically shortened workouts really get the job done? No one can deny that the days of spending hours running, biking or doing any other number of slow, cardio-based exercise sessions (Jazzercise anyone?) are long gone. We simply don’t have the time,…

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January 13, 2015

Recipe of the Month: Tropical Salad with Teriyaki Chicken

This salad is fun and full of flavor, made with nutrient-packed microgreens, sweet mango, tender teriyaki chicken and guilt-free onion rings. Eat this and give your body the protein it needs as well as a healthy serving of fiber. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need… 4 organic, free-range chicken breasts ¼ cup Organicville Island Teriyaki…

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January 13, 2015