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Amazing Benefits of Honey

Soothes allergies One of the best ways to soothe allergies is with locally sourced, unpasteurized honey. It is said that the compounds in the honey improve one’s tolerance to the pollens found in the local area. Try mixing the honey into cooled nettle tea for an...

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Difference Between Fitness and Wellness

The goals of wellness and fitness Wellness and fitness both involve the pursuit of improved physical health and quality of life. The goals of wellness and fitness are often closely related, but there are distinct differences between them. Wellness focuses on...

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Optimize Your Workouts and Maximize Your Results

Tip #1: Get enough sleep Getting enough sleep is essential to optimizing your workout and maximizing your results. Sleep helps the body recover from physical activity  and gives it time to repair itself and become stronger. Not getting enough sleep can cause...

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Best Veggies You Should Be Eating

Kale Kale is one of the most popular and healthiest vegetables out there. It's a member of the cabbage family, which includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower. Kale is packed with nutrients, including high levels of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as...

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Proper Plank Form

The Importance of Proper Plank Form Proper plank form is essential for several reasons: A. Injury Prevention: Incorrect form can strain your muscles and joints, potentially leading to injury. Proper form helps you avoid these issues and ensures that you're...

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Big Benefits of Stretching

Stretching is a simple yet powerful practice that often takes a back seat in our fitness routines. Many people prioritize cardio and strength training, leaving stretching as an afterthought. However, the benefits of stretching should not be underestimated. Whether...

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Cardio Before or After Weights?

Cardio before weights If you’re trying to decide whether to do cardio before or after weights, the answer is that it depends on your goals. Generally speaking, it's best to do cardio before lifting weights if your main goal is to burn fat. By doing cardio first,...

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Barbells or dumbbells?

What Are the Benefits of Using a Barbell? Barbells have a number of benefits that can make them an attractive choice for your workout. The first benefit is that they are a great way to build strength, as they allow you to lift heavier weights than dumbbells. You...

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Exercises Women Should Be Doing

LATERAL LUNGES Why? Because women have wider hips than men, most of us have a wider “Q-Angle,” which puts us at increased risk for ACL injuries. Lateral lunges and other lateral movements help strengthen and stabilize the hips, thus decreasing the risk of injury to...

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Resistance Training Benefits For Active Agers

The 2nd Edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2018, includes the following recommendation: “Adults should also do muscle-strengthening activities of moderate or greater intensity...

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Atmosphere means a lot to me and as an older female I felt large gyms were too intimidating. The atmosphere with Fitness with a View has been wonderful! I also have had hand, shoulder, and knee injuries and Jamie is constantly monitoring my exercises to be sure I strengthen and not re-injure these spots. I would definitely recommend them to anyone!

- Sara

I only had my last 20 pounds to lose and I have done so. Not only did I meet my goals initially set with Jamie, but we continue to strive for new ones! I must remind myself of the little goals each day. Although I continue to be goal oriented of course the main goal is to be a mentally and physically healthy mother and wife to my family.

- Lorri