Category: Recovery

The Complete Guide to Effective Stretching

The Complete Guide to Effective Stretching

One of the most common questions our members ask their trainers is, “When should I stretch?” Effective stretching can be done before and after exercise, but “when” to stretch really depends on what kind of stretching you’ll be doing and what goals you’ve set for yourself. Let’s take a look at the different types of...

4 fitness secrets personal trainers wish you knew

4 fitness secrets personal trainers wish you knew

The personal trainers at Mercy Fitness Center are EXOS-certified Fitness Specialists, an elite-level trainer certification that is rare outside of an EXOS-managed facility. From its humble beginnings and throughout its more than two decades as the world’s leading human performance company, EXOS has focused on whole-person education and development. Trainers and coaches understand how mindset,...

Celebrate the new season with one healthy change

Celebrate the new season with one healthy change

It’s time to celebrate the work you’ve done to improve your health and fitness. Take a moment to think about all you’ve accomplished this year. Then, add one new healthy change from the following list of strategies from EXOS as you look ahead to the next season’s challenge!

4-Pillar Foundation Series: the importance of recovery for total health

4-Pillar Foundation Series: the importance of recovery for total health

Rest and recovery are an essential pillar of a healthy lifestyle. The EXOS 4-Pillar Approach highlights how mindset, nutrition, movement and recovery work together to establish a foundation for overall health and well-being. Of those 4 Pillars, recovery may be the most important. What is recovery? You’ve heard that it’s important to take breaks now...

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