New Instagram Account

The Fitness Connection now has an Instagram account with daily posts that include fitness tips, outdoor exercise photos and yours truly getting creative doing advanced exercises that I have been able to safely accomplish through progression from years of living a healthy active lifestyle.  You will now see the link in our lists of socialRead more

An Exceptional Year at The Fitness Connection!

2014 was an incredible year for The Fitness Connection.  It marks a year of growth that was the result of changes that started around two and a half years ago. The Fitness Connection had been open for nearly 12 years in 2012, when I looked around the gym and noticed it was time for change. Read more

Summer Fitness… Letting Summer Get Us in Shape!

Whitney preparation continues with a great southern CA hike yesterday. We hiked Acorn trail from Wrightwood to the peak of Wright Mountain, then continued to the peak of Pine Mountain, finally turning around near Dawson Peak; one peak away from Mount Baldy. This hike is referred to as the North Backbone Hike and includes amazingRead more

TV Weight Loss Programs and Competitions

Popular TV Weight Loss Programs and Competitions have been getting a lot of attention recently.  I find it ironic that it took someone getting questionably too thin for the population to finally notice the negative impact of the behaviors that are practiced and endorsed during a televised weight loss competition for money.  For me, itRead more

The Fitness Connection 2.0. Before and After Update Pictures!

Before…   Old Bathroom   Old Shower   Old Front Office Old Pilates Room   Old Stretching Room   Old Gym   New Bath!       New Shower!   New Pilates Room!   New Front Office!   New Stretching Room!   and of course… The New Gym. Fitness Connection 2.0! Graphics and logos areRead more

Facility Update!

I have some exciting news!  The Fitness Connection will be going through a full facility update this month.  The walls and ceiling will be getting a fresh coat of paint and a new styling that will look very similar to our website.  We will be replacing the old worn out floors in the front officesRead more

The Fitness Connection Celebrates 13 Years in Business!

This year is the year of 13 including The Fitness Connection celebrating 13 years in business!  It feels like yesterday when I laid the rubber down in the warehouse here to create the flooring for the gym.  I can’t thank everyone enough who has used our personal trainers and our facility along the way.  EvenRead more

The Difference Between Fat loss and Weight Loss

Ok I started at 160 lbs I am 5 feet tall and now I weigh 135 lbs trying to get to 110 lbs what is the difference between fat loss and weight loss? And what has better results? I received this question from my website blog inquiries this week.  It is a great question.  ThereRead more

Is it Possible to Gain 5 pounds of Muscle in a Week?

Thank you Yanty for your question this week… “My calculations say ive gaenid 5 pounds of muscle?hey!.so ive been measuring my body fat every week, in the mornings along with my weight, waist circumference, lean mass and body fat in pounds. so my results seem to say that ive gained 5lbs of lean mass (muscle)Read more