The 5 Skills Needed to Crush an Obstacle Course Race

The 5 Skills Needed to Crush an Obstacle Course Race

Obstacle courses have become increasingly popular over the past few years as they are great way to challenge yourself and work together with a group of friends for a common goal. In October, members of the TS community will be running the Tri State New Jersey Spartan Sprint. Sprints are usually about 3-4 miles with least 15 different obstacles. Since the course map is not released beforehand, there is little way of knowing what you could expect on race day so you will have to be prepared to face anything!

So how do you train for such a race? Typically obstacles will test your upper body and grip strength, crawling ability, hill running capacity, overall endurance, and teamwork skills.

How to Create Achievable Weight Loss Goals

How to Create Achievable Weight Loss Goals

Fall is the perfect time to focus on better eating, proper nutrition, and weight loss. You have ample time to start creating healthy habits that will before Thanksgiving and the holidays tempt you to wait until the New Year. Like with any goal, whether financial, personal, professional, or in the gym, you need to create reasonable expectations to give yourself the opportunity to succeed. Read on to learn more about how to create achievable weight loss goals.

Fall Nutrition Challenge: Q&A

Fall Nutrition Challenge:  Q&A

We know that our clients love to indulge in a little bit of ice cream and a lot of bit of rosé but come Fall, it's time to think about burning off the summer fun. TS has teamed up with Balanced Habits, a leading nutrition coaching program, to launch a Fall Nutrition Challenge.

Our TS team of nutrition coaches, Rachel and Hannah, will be executing the program.

We sat down with Hannah to learn a little more about the program.

TS Fitness's Newest Class: Boxing Conditioning

TS Fitness's Newest Class: Boxing Conditioning

We are always looking for ways to innovate and keep your routine constantly fresh. We’ve recently introduced Boxing Conditioning with Coach Lee. Boxing Conditioning combines technique work, mitt-work, body-weight training and cardiovascular machines into one awesome session. With a max of 6 people, you’ll have plenty of attention so you can increase your skill level and learn in a safe environment.

We sat down to chat with Coach Lee to chat about Boxing Conditioning at TS.

How Mothers Can Stay in Shape During and After Pregnancy

How Mothers Can Stay in Shape During and After Pregnancy

At TS Fitness, we’re celebrating the hard work and dedication of our TS Community mothers. Over the years, we’ve had numerous pre-and post-natal clients train with us. Studies show that exercise may prevent gestational diabetes (diabetes that develops during pregnancy), build the stamina needed for labor and delivery, and relieve stress.  Both expecting and new mothers have a wide variety of challenges and things to consider when continuing their exercise routine.

How To Get Back Into Your Workout Routine After A Winter Break

How To Get Back Into Your Workout Routine After A Winter Break

Finally, spring is starting to make its appearance in New York. As the flowers start to bloom, many people decide that this is time to get back into shape for the summer and immediately throw on their beat-up running shoes to hit the gym.

Noam Tamir, owner of TS Fitness, cautions against diving right back into your old workout routine. “Even if you were very active last summer, your body is in not prime condition after a winter break,” said Noam. Everyone’s body is different so the impact of a break will really depend on your fitness level before you stopped working out.  We’ve prepared a list of tips to get you back into exercising while avoiding injury.