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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...

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...