Personal Trainer

Trainer faves: Magic moves

Trainer faves: Magic moves

Every personal trainer has “magic” moves. These moves are their signature moves that you’ll find their clients doing over and over again. They don’t just use these moves because they work, they use them because they are their favorites! From a trainer’s perspective, these moves work magic for their clients in that they are efficient, […]

Trainer faves: Beginner moves

Trainer faves: Beginner moves

Everyone starts somewhere. It doesn’t matter how fit or strong someone is, they all started somewhere. For those who are just beginning to work out, it can take a while to develop good form along with good conditioning. With that in mind, Navarre’s trainers have brought you their favorite moves for beginners. When at the […]

Swimsuit season pairs nicely with a six-pack

Swimsuit season pairs nicely with a six-pack

As swimsuit season really heats up, that middle section of our body might need a little extra attention. Summer tends to see many of us lean too heavily on the six-pack kept in the cooler, but Navarre’s personal trainers have a few moves that can help you forge that other kind of six-pack. Read the […]

Step by step: Meal Prepping

Step by step: Meal Prepping

For some, meal prepping is a big, hairy, scary thing that does not seem possible. For others, it’s just a part of the routine. I’d submit to you that meal prepping is human nature. Let’s check back in with cavemen! They killed an animal and then “prepped it” to have for the days and weeks […]

Stuart wins at Panhandle Showdown

Stuart wins at Panhandle Showdown

Paige Stuart decided to get into bodybuilding competitions two years ago. Already a personal trainer, the Gulf Breeze resident gave it a shot in the hopes of using it as motivation for herself. “I didn’t have the motivation to continue my own training. I needed something to work towards for myself. I set my goals […]

Let’s get SUPER

Let’s get SUPER

Getting fit is a super idea! One of the best ways to do that is with what we fitness folks call “Supersets.” A superset is a fancy way of making you do more than just one exercise at a time. However, that extra work is for a purpose! Read the full article in the March […]

Test your fitness

Test your fitness

One of the first things a personal trainer will have you do is test your level of fitness using a variety of exercises typically including push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups, bench press, squats, a 10 minute walk test and more. Read the full article in the Feb. 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for […]

Trainer Faves: Couple moves

Trainer Faves: Couple moves

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and with that Navarre’s personal trainers have weighed in on their favorite moves to give you a great workout to do with your significant other. Partner workouts are a great alternative to your typical workout. Read the full article in the Feb. 2 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com […]

Best moves to tone triceps

Best moves to tone triceps

As you get working on your health and fitness goals for 2017, I know you might have trouble spots you want to work on. I also know you might not quite know how to do so. The good news for you is Navarre has many knowledgeable personal trainers, several of which are willing to help […]

Transformation Thursday: Michelle Conley

Transformation Thursday: Michelle Conley

After two daughters and a move to the Sunshine State, Michelle Conley found herself at her highest weight. Even though she says she had always been overweight, this was her breaking point. “I despised looking at myself in the mirror. Shopping for clothes was a nightmare. And I had no energy,” Conley said. Conley and […]

Shana motivates women to achieve fitness success

Shana motivates women to achieve fitness success

A familiar name and face is returning to the Health page of Navarre Press.  Some of our readers may remember Shana Roberson, who contributed some great stories to the pages of the community newspaper.  Roberson will now lend her writing talents to the Health page, giving her insights into eating right, getting active and living […]

Couch to Double Bridge Run

Couch to Double Bridge Run

Registration has begun for one of the most popular races in the country hosted in Pensacola. The 20th anniversary of the Double Bridge Run will take place Feb. 4, 2017. The race takes participants from Pensacola to the Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach by way of, you guessed it, two bridges. A lot of folks begin […]