Kim's Story : 90 Day Transformation

Posted by Jilian Higgins on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Meet Milestone member Kim Amico. In January of 2022 she decided to set a big goal for herself and set out to accomplish it. She competed in the 2022 90 Day Physique Transformation Challenge! With the guidance of Milestone trainer Kenny Hodges she put in the hard work and completely transformed her body. We are so excited to share that she WON 1st PLACE in the Female Over 50 Category of the competition. Kim recently shared her story with us & we knew we had to share it with you all.
Read below about Kim's fitness journey and the obstacles she overcame:

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Topics: Fitness Challenges, Fitness, exercise, weight loss, Women's Health, Member Spotlight, Members of Milestone, Personal Training, Body Fat, Monday Motivation

Suffering from workout hunger?

Posted by Brandon Howard on Tuesday, March 15, 2022

We have all been there. Had a great workout and soon after we are ready to eat up the whole kitchen. I call this workout hunger, it is a common occurrence and a big reason that weight and fat loss can stall. When we get that hungry our survival instincts take over and instead of searching for the best thing we just search for anything that will fill us up (seriously, who searches for fruit when they are hangry LOL?). Letting the body get to that point can cause metabolisms to adjust downward, decrease muscle mass, increase recovery time, etc.

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Topics: Fitness, Nutrition, exercise, weight loss, workout, Wellness, Post Workout, Healthy Eating, food

The Training Advantage: What is Personal Training and Why Could It Work for You?

Posted by Lauren Higgins on Thursday, July 29, 2021

One of the biggest barriers to improving health and fitness is a lack of motivation. Most people just sit around waiting for motivation to strike like lightning. In some rare cases this might happen, but most of the time we will be left waiting and wondering when we will get our lives together. Often motivation only comes from seeing results. Once we see results, we are then enticed to continue the actions that got those results in the first place. So how do we see results in the first place? One option would be to hire a Personal Trainer. 

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Topics: Fitness, resolutions, weight loss, workout, healthy, resolutions, fitness, exercise, Personal Training, Body Fat, self care

Benefits of Exercise Other than Just Losing Weight

Posted by Melanie Hubbs on Tuesday, June 29, 2021

It can be very frustrating to show up to the gym day after day, week after week, and still not see the results you would like on the scale. Sometimes it's enough to make you want to quit your exercise routine, altogether. While that might be the most appealing thing to do in that instance, what if you chose to look at exercise for its many other benefits other than just weight loss? Exercise has been linked to many, many positive outcomes that have nothing to do with losing weight. Improvement in areas related to depression, relationship issues, improving medical issues, bettering sleep, and prolonging a person’s ability to be independent are just a few of the lengthy list of the benefits of exercise.

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Topics: Fitness, Group Fitness, inspiration, Members of Milestone, Personal Training, Swimming, Circuit Training

No More Black Pants...

Posted by Bekki Jo Pritchard on Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Leave the boring behind - spice up your exercise wardrobe with fun pops of color that are sure to give you the energy you need to crush your fitness goals!

No more black pants!! As a person who has always enjoyed fashion, working out, and like many others…had body insecurities. I always found it so interesting that the fashion industry tried to make us all feel as if we were not our best… unless we had on all black. We didn’t look our thinnest… unless we had on all black. We did not look our tallest, sleekest, most sophisticated, or even professional…unless we had on all black. On New Year’s 2014 I decided to step out of the “black pants” world and live life in color. I made it my New Year’s Resolution that year to not buy another pair of black workout pants. I decided to step outside of my “black pants” brainwashing and program myself to love my body in every color of the rainbow.

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Topics: Fitness, workout, inspiration, Summer Fitness, self care, fashion

POSTURE THROUGH THE GENERATIONS​

Posted by Lauren Higgins on Thursday, April 01, 2021

Posture check! Have you done a posture check recently? Check out some of the common posture issues we face based on our generation.


AGE

ISSUE

EXAMPLE

WAYS TO IMPOVE

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Topics: Milestone Programs, Fitness, Group Fitness Schedule, exercise, workout, Group Fitness, Low Impact Workouts, Injury Prevention, Pilates, Posture

7 STEPS TO A HEALTHIER HEART

Posted by Lauren Higgins on Monday, January 25, 2021

Show your body some love by taking these 7 steps to a healthier heart!

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Topics: Fitness, exercise, workout, healthy, resolutions, fitness, exercise, Wellness, Heart Disease

Finding your Confidence in the Gym

Posted by Lauren Higgins on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Starting something new can be overwhelming no matter what it is. A new hobby, sport, job, or even relationship can create a sense of uneasiness in everyone. When you think about it, starting a new workout routine has aspects of all those things! Exercise can be fun, therefore it can be a hobby. Exercise is obviously athletic, therefore could be classified as a sport in some cases. Exercise in some form is vital to your health and well being and should be treated with as much dedication as a new job. And exercise strengthens your relationship with your body and mind. Because of all these aspects of a workout routine, walking into the gym for the first time can be daunting! 

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Topics: Milestone Programs, Health, Fitness, resolutions, exercise, weight loss, workout, Group Fitness, Personal Training, Equipment

7 Benefits of Regular Exercise

Posted by Chuck Bent on Thursday, January 30, 2020

You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? From boosting your mood to improving your sex life, find out how exercise can improve your life.

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Topics: Health, Fitness, Nutrition, weight loss, hmr, Wellness, Women's Health, Body Fat, HMR Success Stories, Men's Health

HMR Staff Spotlight | Brenda Lee

Posted by Lauren Higgins on Monday, January 13, 2020

"Joining the HMR Team at Milestone is one of the best decisions I have ever made."

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Topics: Milestone Programs, Health, Fitness, weight loss, hmr, inspiration, Wellness, HMR Success Stories

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