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A recent study shows that Americans nationwide have cut calories, especially in the added sugars and sodas category. Great – right? Not really. Unfortunately, the obesity rate in America has also gone up… meaning that we’re not pairing better eating habits with more physical activity.

One of our favorite things to say around here is “you can’t out-exercise a bad diet”. But, the saying goes both ways. If you want to lose weight, you need to improve your nutrition AND increase your physical activity. We’d also like to point out that eating less doesn’t always mean you’re eating better.It’s important to feed your body with foods that are nutrient-rich to keep your metabolism ...

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AXSANA, the newest program from Axiom, gives members the opportunity to experience a new level of Yoga classes not previously available from Axiom. Located at the Village at Meridian, AXSANA provides a comprehensive series of Yoga offerings that go far and above the classic programs you may have experienced previously with Axiom. Bringing in advanced teachers of all types of Yoga styles and methods, AXSANA classes and workshops will build your body, help calm your mind and help you live more fully, all for a fraction of the cost from a traditional Yoga studio with similar offerings.AXSANA allows individuals to incorporate high-energy programming into your routine for a lean and toned physique and invigorate your body with a detoxifying...

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The Benefits of Swimming: A Full Body WorkoutWant your next workout to really make a splash? Take it to the Axiom pool! If you’re feeling extra sore or just want to mix up your routine, swimming is a fantastic way to get a full-body workout without being too hard on your joints.1. Swimming is a full body workout. There are four different swimming strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and the butterfly. Each of these strokes engages a different muscle group. While you’re not actually lifting any weights, the water acts as your resistance and works on all your major muscle groups. Even at a beginner’s pace swimming ups your heart rate, resulting in a full-body workout even if you swim for only 30 minutes.2. Swim...

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Regardless of your workout routine, relaxation is a vital component of recovery. While many people view massage simply as an indulgence, there are many real-world health benefits to massage, especially for athletes and individuals who spend time in the gym. For those of you who sit at a desk for hours a day, there are even more benefits. Massage is great to help relieve the postural stress that can accumulate when sitting for extended periods of time, especially when this is an everyday occurrence.For those hitting the gym 3+ times per week, it is amazing the difference a massage session can make. Working massage sessions into your normal routine can help reduce recovery time, relieve tension and stiffness after a hard workout and help y...

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No matter who inspires you to begin your fitness journey, whether it is a friend or coworker or a fitness professional, they all started the same way. Everyone, regardless of where they are at with their proficiency with fitness has taken the leap of faith and began spending time in the gym. The first step towards real motivation comes from an understanding that getting in shape and changing your habits will be difficult and will take time. If it didn’t, everyone would look like their favorite fitness models. But half of the fun (if not more!) is the journey; experiencing the rewarding nature of fitness first hand.Regardless of your goals, be it weight loss or to increase strength, it can be difficult to get started if you are new ...

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Group classes from Axiom are a great solution for anyone looking to mix up their workout routines. Whether you are just starting your fitness journey or are a gym veteran, there are many benefits to joining one of Axiom’s diverse series of group classes. If you are looking to increase strength while simultaneously burning fat, check out the original LES MILLS™ Body Pump class. For those looking to add a bit of cardio, the RPM™ course may be the perfect solution.


There are many benefits to group classes from Axiom, including:

  • Keep Up Accountability: Keeping yourself accountable for going to the gym isn’t always the easiest task, especially if you are just building your routine. Group classes however are fun ways to keep the blood pumping while also meeting new people where you can all work to keep each other accountable.
  • Foster Motivation: One of the most common reasons that people fall out of their gym routine is because of a lack of motivation. With everything else going on in life, it can be easy to skip a day or two. Oftentimes however these one or two days turn into more. Working out with others helps you stay motivated and get the most out of every workout.
  • Instructor Keeps Class on Track: How many times have you gone to the gym, only to keep getting sidetracked once you are there. Axiom’s instructors are there to help you ensure you are always using proper form and to keep the group focused and on track.
  • Healthy Competition: A little healthy competition can go a long way in the gym. With a bit of competition comes increased drive, where everyone involved is able to get more out of each workout. If you all continue to push your limits, you will be that much closer to accomplishing your goals.

Whether you want to kick your fitness to the next level, are looking to embrace the power of Yoga or are simply want to switch up your workout by spending some time in the pool, there is something ...

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