1. Why Physical Exercise is Good for Your Brain

    When it comes to exercise, there are a few motivating factors that are universal among almost everyone. Some go to the gym to lose weight or look more attractive. Others go for health reasons; they want to be stronger or prevent the negative side effects of a poorly maintained body. However, there i…Read More

  2. Rookie Mistakes to Avoid at the Gym

    There is a common misconception that consistently going to the gym will incontrovertibly turn you into a healthier, fitter person. While frequent gym trips are never a bad thing, it is entirely possible to make little progression if you’re making simple mistakes in your workouts. We understand tha…Read More

  3. Don’t Be Duped By These Fitness and Exercise Myths

    Going to the gym and working out regularly might be an easy process if you’ve settled into it and you’ve grown accustomed to the routine, but it’s not so easy if you’re someone who’s just getting started. The sheer amount of different fitness programs and paradigms is intimidating, and try…Read More

  4. How to Make Exercise a Habit

    It’s extremely easy to get started on a fitness routine—in fact, most people have given it a go at some point or another. The trouble isn’t starting a routine; the problem is sticking to a routine. Why is it so hard? The initial excitement and energy we develop fade over time, and life seems t…Read More

  5. Overcoming Gym Anxiety

    If you’ve ever wandered into a gym, only to see a few muscular people grunt and drop a 300 lb. bar, you probably understand gym anxiety. Many people avoid going to gyms altogether because they feel uneasy, uncertain, or anxious. But why is that? Today, Circuit 31 Fitness wants to help you understa…Read More

  6. Proper Gym Etiquette

    If you’ve signed up for a new gym, congratulations! Anything that gets you up and moving is a success in our book. With that said, make sure that you are doing your best to avoid making enemies your first week in the gym. Here are some of the top ways to remain courteous to the other gym-goers aro…Read More

  7. Tips for Choosing Your New Gym

    It’s quite common for people to sign up for a new gym at the beginning of the new year, but most people do not stick it out. In fact, only about 20-to-25 percent of gym-goers stay at their given gym for the year, according to the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). So…Read More

  8. Top Reasons to Join a Gym or Fitness Center

    It’s common knowledge that exercise is good for us, yet most Americans still struggle to get off the couch and get moving. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control recommends that all adults exercise for at least 150 minutes each week, but fewer than half of us do. Of course, many people feel bad …Read More