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What we learned from our survey . . .

What we learned from our survey . . .

A couple of months ago I was approached by an industrial psychologist and data scientist.  He was looking for 30 "high performing" gyms to collect data on through a survey and in return he would share the results. The results would include the areas that have the...

I drank and ate all Memorial Day weekend.

I drank and ate all Memorial Day weekend.

I hope you had an awesome Memorial Day weekend!  This weekend tends to involve spending quality time with friends and family as we celebrate the men and women who have sacrificed their lives for us to be free.  It also usually involves a lot of drinks and ice cream! ...

How many hours do you need to spend a week to get in shape?

How many hours do you need to spend a week to get in shape?

Yesterday, I posted a question in our Hygge! FB group - "What's your biggest hurdle to exercise?"  I got a ton of great answers but the overwhelming answer was simple - "time."  To be completely transparent, I posted that question for topics to write about.  Since...

Member Spotlight – Judy C.

Member Spotlight – Judy C.

Judy has been a member at medford since we opened.  At her previous gym before she moved she was a coach that specialized with the female masters population and you can quickly tell why - she brings an energy and positivity to every class that is infectious. She also...

Why Grit is Bullshit

Why Grit is Bullshit

I am sure by now most of you have seen the article or the TEDX talk about grit.  Grit is loosely defined by the idea of putting your head down and getting to work.  Overcoming the odds by simply clenching your jaw and grinding through it.  It is a great idea - all you...

Plastics and the Throw Away Mentality

Plastics and the Throw Away Mentality

So Monday, April 22nd was Earth day!  I know because some people posted about it on facebook and thats about it.  The earth is pretty cool - its massive, it gives us a home, and there's so much to see.  I am a little bit of a hippie in that I like to think about how...

Member Spotlight – Brian W.

Member Spotlight – Brian W.

Brian (Winnie) has been at the gym since the days back on Gaither Drive.  Over his time at Hygge we have gotten to see him blossom into a beautiful butterfly as he has gotten engaged, married, and now has a daughter during his time here.  It has also been really fun...

Stop judging your workout program on each workout.

Stop judging your workout program on each workout.

"I learned a long time ago you can't treat every situation like it's life and death. Cause you'll die a lot of times." The great Van Wilder said that quote and I think we can sub workout for situation and have a really valuable life lesson here. I have noticed a...

What to do when you aren’t getting results?

What to do when you aren’t getting results?

Let's say you start a new workout program and you get 2 months in and you just aren't seeing the results you want (whether that is getting stronger, losing weight, or anything else).  At this point we usually get frustrated, self-sabotage ourself more and end up...