Variety is Key!

Island Fitness Lead Trainer Loretta Stanton is convinced “Variety is the key to keeping our bodies and minds from becoming bored and on autopilot.” So many people wonder why they plateau in fitness or weight loss after about a month of doing the same eating and exercise routines. Stanton says, “Our bodies adapt to exercises […]

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Train to Climb

Train to Climb Testimonials

In many ways, the train-to-climb program far exceeded my expectations as, at the outset, I didn’t quite comprehend how much my physical conditioning would improve and how important the journey of training, conditioning, and hiking/climbing experience would be compared to the stated goal of “climbing Mount Rainier”. While seeing Mount Rainier each clear day from

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Client Highlight – Judy Roda

To honor her father and commemorate the 70th anniversary of Guadacanal, and to mark her 70th birthday, Judy Roda a 1 year breast cancer survivor decided to challenge herself by running an obstacle course race!  She had been taking classes with Renae McCloud and added Personal Training with Carol to develop a program to prepare

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Enhancing your Immunity!

Transitioning from season to season can be a challenging time for our bodies to stay healthy. Some of us start fighting sore throats, congestion, and body aches before the heart of winter is upon us. It is never too early to begin to enhance our immune system to prepare for our Northwest winter. Take a

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I’m a free spirit who never had the balls to be free. ~ Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Our own Diane Peterson is hiking the Washington section of the Pacific Coast Trail.  She departed from the Bridge of the Gods on Friday July 29th. She will be hiking approximately 520 miles!

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