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Snacking can be your best ally when it comes to working out. Consuming the most optimal pre-workout and post-workout snacks gives your body enough energy to power through a workout class before breakfast, then put in a long day at the office or watching the kids. When you eat the right foods, you replenish energy stores and burn fat more efficiently. Here are some fitness-friendly snacks that can fuel you through your exercise session and...
The new year is getting nearer, which for many people means festive parties and time with loved ones. For some, it also means committing to New Year’s resolutions. In 2018, the two most popular resolutions were to eat healthier and to exercise more. In January, people pulled on their sneakers and bought a new gym membership, determined that this year will be the one where they reached their goals. But changing your lifestyle isn’t easy, and most...
There’s more to the shoes you wear to the gym than just how they make you feel. Training shoes and running shoes are two very different sneakers that carry various benefits. When you’re lifting or taking a class at Roark Gyms, you need a pair of cross-training shoes. If you’re preparing for a half-marathon, you need a great pair of running shoes. Here are some of the major differences between training shoes vs. running shoes....
Are you searching for a gym close to home that won’t cost an arm and a leg? Roark Gyms has the best programs for workout devotees of all fitness levels, from beginner to advanced. We top all the competition in the area, including bootcamp classes. Why should you choose our gym instead of bootcamp? Read on to learn the differences between our two approaches and what benefits you stand to gain when you join Roark Gyms....