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Fitness for Couples: Reasons to Work Out with Your Partner

fitness couple - A couple exercising together

As much as we may love our partners, sometimes each of us needs a little “me-time.” That’s healthy and we should make it a priority in our lives from time to time. However, as anyone who has been part of a couple knows, it’s also important to set aside time to spend together. If you are looking for another great way to spend some quality time with your significant other, why not consider working out together – at least occasionally? There are many benefits of fitness for couples. Continue reading Fitness for Couples: Reasons to Work Out with Your Partner

How Cornerstone Makes Me a Better Mom

Janelle and her family on a boat

Cornerstone makes me a better mom, and when I look around the Cornerstone clubs, I know that I’m not the only one who feels this way.  It’s not just a “mom” thing either. Dads and grandparents are benefiting too. Anyone with the task of keeping up with little ones knows the physical, mental and emotional challenge it can be.  Continue reading How Cornerstone Makes Me a Better Mom

Cornerstone Staff and Fitness Instructors Share Their Happiest Workouts

Happiest workout - Group of fitness trainers

Cornerstone Clubs is fortunate to have a team of committed employees who are passionate about fitness – and who love sharing it with others!  We surveyed a few of our happiest warriors at our two locations (Doylestown and New Hope), and asked them to share the workouts that bring them joy.

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Stop Procrastination, Reach Your Fitness Goals and Find Happiness

Woman sleeping on couch being lazy

Let’s face it, even the most goal oriented among us are guilty of procrastination from time to time.  We conveniently “forget” to make the next dentist appointment.  Or, we prioritize re-organizing the silverware drawer over weeding the overgrown landscape beds in the front yard. The list goes on and on and often sadly includes fitness.

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Happiness Is Contagious – Share Your Love of Fitness With Others

healthy happy man working out in the gym

I have a confession to make – I love to exercise.  Now, this doesn’t mean that I love all forms of exercise.  On the rare occasion when I travel, I admit that I watch the clock pretty closely when I’m stuck on the step machine at a hotel gym.  But, over the years as I’ve tried many different kinds of workouts, I’ve gravitated towards the ones that give me joy.  When I was younger (and had great knees), few things gave me greater pleasure than putting on the headphones, cranking up the music and going for a run on a beautiful day.  Now?  I count down the days until my next kickboxing or step class.  For me, few things are more fun than jumping around to great music among a bunch of other like-minded people. So, yes, happiness and fitness can go hand in hand. 

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Don’t Go It Alone: Benefits of Group Fitness Classes

It’s no secret that human beings are social creatures. We’re wired to enjoy doing things together: playing, collaborating on school and work projects, attending dances and social events, participating in sports, and celebrating occasions like weddings and birthdays.

And yet when it comes to exercise, we often try to go it alone. Sometimes it works, but more often it doesn’t. Research suggests that more than half us drop out of our fitness programs after six months.

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