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Why do runners get injured? Part 1: Overtraining

If you have friends or family who are runners, you know that running isn’t just a hobby. It’s a lifestyle commitment. Most runners don’t just casually run a few times a month, but are likely running most days of the week.  Not only is running a great physical workout, but it’s amazing for mental health […]

Cycling Injury Prevention

Thanks to the at-home cycling craze, there are more cyclists on the road and on stationary bikes than ever before. From Peloton to Echelon and your favorite spin class here at our fitness center, Advanced Fitness and Wellness, cycling classes are popping up everywhere. Now, with the summer approaching, some of these avid cyclists are […]

Preparing to Hit the Pavement: Runner’s Tips

Let’s take 2 million runners in the United States. 50% of those runners suffer from some type of running injury and 70% will suffer reinjury. So, what gives? Training strategies and poor technique are the biggest offenders.

TMJ Treatment in Our Office

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, often referred to as TMJ, occurs when there is dysfunction in the jaw. This can sometimes cause jaw pain, headaches, difficulty chewing, clicking and sometimes even can cause your jaw to lock. Your temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are located […]

Sleeping Positions to Help with Low Back Pain

Back pain and sleeping go together like oil and water. When you are experiencing back pain, getting comfortable seems like an impossible task. Sometimes, certain positions can even begin to exacerbate your low back issue, making your recovery take longer due to poor rest and a bad sleep position. So, what can you do to […]

Valentine’s Day Couples Workout

Valentine’s Day is HERE! While many couples may have dinner plans or plans to eat a ton of chocolate, we have an activity that will benefit both of you before you celebrate your love: couples workouts! You won’t need a ton of equipment, so if you don’t have time to make it to Advanced Fitness […]

Fitness and Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, which is one of our favorite months out of the year. To help keep New Jersey hearts healthy, we want to share with you the heart benefits of daily exercise. Taking care of your heart is one of the most important things you can do. In fact, one of the […]

Resistance Training Helps Fight Age-Related Muscle Loss & Weight Gain

Many people think getting older isn’t fun, but that doesn’t have to be true. Age-related muscle loss and weight gain doesn’t have to be your future. Staying active and keeping your diet in check can help you look and feel your best. So, what type of training is best to keep yourself looking and feeling […]

Spin Class in Riverdale New Jersey

Why Take a Spin Class

Advanced Fitness & Wellness offers fun, energetic spin classes perfect for any experience level. These upbeat cycling classes are a great way to work out in a group environment with added motivation of upbeat music. If you have yet to try a spin class, here are some reasons why it’s a great workout. You’ll Work […]

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