Entries by Tiffany

What Really Happens to Your Body While You Sleep

To reach peak physical condition, you’ve got to commit to a disciplined workout schedule and a healthy, balanced diet. All that gym time and meal planning need a firm foundation built upon adequate sleep. On average, most adults need a full seven to nine hours every night for the body to function at its best. […]

Strength Training For Your Heart

New research published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise shows that even if you do no actual “cardio,” pumping iron will strengthen your most important muscle, your heart, and protect you from having a cardiovascular event like a heart attack or stroke. After crunching the data, the researchers found that even a little […]

Pivotal Fitness Welcomes Swing Doctorz

Pivotal Fitness Welcomes Swing Doctorz Whether you’re a seasoned golfer looking to shave off a few strokes or a rookie holding the club for the first time, JT Threlkheld can help.  He has 7+ years experience on the PGA tour as a certified PGA trainer working with such notable golfers as Scott Piercy, Camillo Villegas […]

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Join the Pivotal Fitness Taylors gym on Thursdays at 9:30 AM for a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class. The Science Behind Interval Training: HIIT taxes and maximizes both aerobic and anaerobic fitness while cardio addresses aerobic only. Aerobic respiration requires O2 to generate energy. Anaerobic respiration does not require O2 to generate energy. HIIT […]

Back To School

Now that the kids are back to school it’s time to focus on you at Pivotal Fitness, your local Taylors gym. Begin your new lifestyle with our 30 Day Fitness Challenge. To participate: Find a non-member teammate Register at Pivotal Fitness Ladies Desk between August 22nd through the 30th Set the appointment for your initial […]

Why It’s Okay to Pig Out on Thanksgiving

It’s okay to indulge, even overindulge, once good ol’ Turkey Day comes ‘round. Cheat meals – even full-on cheat days – are good for the body and even more satisfying to the brain. Restricting, psychologically speaking, just isn’t going to work in the long-term. Eventually, no matter your willpower, you will cave to temptation. You’ll scoop […]

Standard or Sumo Deadlift?

Not so sure which deadlift to incorporate into your Greenville health center weight training routine? The answer to whether you select the sumo deadlift or conventional deadlift is: it all depends. Both are good. Both emphasize your backside. But often, one works better for your particular body composition. It all depends on your level of flexibility, as […]

The Big Benefits of Bench Press

Think the bench press is best reserved for bodybuilders? Think again. There are reasons why the movement is so trendy in the bodybuilding world. And these reasons extend to the casual lifter, as well. Here are three reasons why you should consider incorporating the bench press into your Greenville health club weight lifting regimen: Muscle building. […]

Shed the Sugar: Greenville’s Halloween Detox Solutions

Go too hard on all the Halloween-themed candies and cocktails over the weekend? No regrets! But when you’re ready to toss out the leftover goodies and see the sugar binge come to a bittersweet end, consider Greenville gym your place to detoxify your body and get back on track. To kick-start your metabolism — and sweat […]