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Member Spotlight – Viel T.

Member Spotlight – Viel T.

This week's member spotlight is on Viel.  I really wanted to share V's story because she came in with very specific goals and it has been fun to watch her crush those goals and then work towards something new.  V initially came to Hygge to continue her recovery from...

What to eat after working out and how important is it?

What to eat after working out and how important is it?

Let's talk post workout nutrition.  What to eat, when to eat it, and does it really even matter? The public perception for what to eat after a workout is pretty well known.  You need to drink a protein shake within 30 minutes of your workout or you lose your gains,...

Why we write our own programming.

Why we write our own programming.

I have recently noticed a rise in companies that are writing out programming that gyms can pay for and use.  Programming for those that don't know is basically the entire workout program comprised of workouts to get you your results.  It sounds simple but there is so...

Member Spotlight – Craig M.

Member Spotlight – Craig M.

Craig recently did his Inbody scan and he has lost 12 pounds in under 2 months!  It has been really fun to watch his excitement for working out grow every week he comes into the gym.  Also, with his job his hours can fluctuate  day to day so the gym class gives him...

Coming back from a layoff

Coming back from a layoff

I was chatting the other day with Emily K. after we both took a class at Mount Laurel.  Emily was coming back after a long break from working out simply because life got crazy.  I felt like I can also relate because I had to take a long layoff over a year ago for hip...

Drinking Alcohol

Drinking Alcohol

Its the freaking weekend!  Time to party or sit on your couch and have a beer - who knows? A common question I always get is "exactly how bad is alcohol for you?"  I understand the questions, we all want to know - if I have a few drinks exactly how bad is it for me? ...

I need to lose weight, where do I start?

I need to lose weight, where do I start?

I was clicking around the internet the other day and I came across this graph of the USA from 2013 (and I am sure these numbers have only gotten worse over the next 6 years).  This graph shows what percentage of the population in each state self-reports themselves as...

Member Spotlight – Kacey D.

  1. When did you first hear about Hygge and what was your first experience like?  I first heard about Hygge through another member of the gym. My first experience was comforting and enjoyable because the coaches were welcoming and explained everything in detail....

How much should I eat in a day?

How much should I eat in a day?

As summertime approaches, we start to get a lot more questions about nutrition.  I think it is a combination of the warm weather coming and also because a lot of people try to make some changes (or New Years Resolutions) that are usually pretty strict and don't always...