Category: Fitness

Walking for Back Health and Exercise

It’s 2021, and in January, most people start to get back into a fitness and health routine. If you’ve been out of practice from the exercise game, it’s best to ease back in slowly. What if you suffer from recurring back pain? Well, walking is one of the simplest exercises and is frequently overlooked as […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 3: Structural Imbalances

As we enter into part three of our series, it’s pretty clear that we are big fans of running as a sport and exercise. Not only is it a great workout for your body, but it’s amazing for mental health. Whether you’re an amateur runner or elite cross country athlete, injuries can happen. The best […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 2: Improper Form

Have you ever watched a video of yourself running? Chances are, probably not….but you should!  Form is derived from a runner’s strengths, weaknesses, past injuries, and neural-derived habits. However, form goes even further than our body’s history. Different types of runners exhibit different movement patterns, for instance, a sprinter will have by nature and demand […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Tips for Hiring the Right Personal Trainer for You

After 2020, it’s now more important than ever to put your health FIRST! Now that 2021 is FINALLY underway, we are all working hard to stay on track with our New Year fitness plans. Staying active, healthy and fit should be a priority for 2021..and luckily, you’ve come to the right place! We offer a […]

ACL Tear Prevention & Recovery Tips

For football fans, Monday mornings bring mixed emotions. Sadness that Sunday is over, joy that your team won, anger that your team lost, or complete devastation that your star player is out with a season ending injury, such as an ACL tear. This past Sunday was quite the doozy for NFL fans and fantasy footballers […]

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