9Round Fitness Blog

26-Aug-2018 | Health & Fitness

Helping Children Form Healthy Habits

Recently, I was in the airport for a very early morning flight. As I stood in line at the coffee shop, I observed a family with a young child ordering their “breakfast,” and what I saw gave me more of a jolt than any cup of coffee ever could. Dad snagged a couple bags of chips, while mom...

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12-Aug-2018 | Health & Fitness

Physical Education for the Family

Summer can be a busy time with kids out of school, vacations, and so…many…barbeques (seriously, so much food). And as much as we’d like to say that multiple trips through the buffet line count as cardio, we wouldn’t be doing you any favors by lying. The good news is, the kids...

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05-Aug-2018 | Health & Fitness

9Round Breakdown : Blasting Fat & Building Muscle

Sometimes we just need to know how things work in order to really understand what is required of us to get the results we desire.  In order to pass an Algebra test, you need to understand formulas and equations in order to solve problems. Working toward fitness goals is really no different....

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29-Jul-2018 | Health & Fitness

5 9Round Moves You Can Take on the Road

We understand that life is busy (hello, 30-minute workouts!) and though we're quickly taking over the world, we also know that life doesn’t always take place within a convenient distance of a 9Round. Whether you travel for business, are on family vacation, or you’re spending most of your...

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22-Jul-2018 | Health & Fitness

Exercise For Your..Brain?

Your brain is no different than rest of the muscles in your body - you either use it or you lose it. You utilize exercise to stimulate the growth of muscle cells, but you can actually get an additional brain boost by donning your sneakers and hitting the gym. The benefits of physical exercise, especially...

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15-Jul-2018 | Health & Fitness

Fitness Elevated : Follow Your Heart...Rate

Heart-rate training isn't just for the hardcore runner or the cardiac rehab patient. Learning and following your zones can maximize calorie burn, boost aerobic capacity, and strengthen your heart and lungs.Because your heart is a muscle, it becomes stronger as you exercise it. During an aerobic workout,...

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08-Jul-2018 | Health & Fitness

Get Moving : Risks of a Sedentary Lifestyle

I don’t know about you, but simply reading the definition of sedentary makes me want to get up and move! Unfortunately, for the majority of us, everything about the world we live in makes it all too easy to fall into a sedentary lifestyle. We sit and work in front of a computer for eight to...

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05-Jul-2018 | Health & Fitness

The Boost You Need : 9Round Energy

If you find yourself feeling sluggish mid-afternoon, fighting to stay alert throughout the day, or feeling just plain exhausted, then it’s time for a change. Luckily, there are easy, affordable ways to banish tiredness and put that spring back in your step.  1. Lighten your load One of...

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22-Jun-2018 | Health & Fitness

Top Tips for Building Endurance

We love our devoted 9Round members, and we love making you stronger in 30 minutes, physically and mentally. We also love seeing you pursue athletic challenges outside of 9Round. Whether you’re training to run your first 5K, half, or full marathon, competing in an Iron Man, or just volunteered to...

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19-Jun-2018 | Health & Fitness

HIIT : When Enough Is Enough

What is HIIT? Without getting too complicated, HIIT (high intensity interval training) simply means that you alternate between a high intensity exercise for a given time and a lower intensity exercise (or rest) for a given time. HIIT workouts usually prescribe specific work and rest periods,...

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