1. Beginner Essentials: What You Need To Know For Your First Spin Class

    Spinning classes have gotten a reputation for being the good kind of grueling sprinkled with a fitness intensity that’s hard to match in any other kind of group fitness or boot camp class. This intensity can be intimidating to newcomers, especially if you’ve never taken a spin class before. At Every Body Balance Southborough, we want you to feel equally challenged and engaged in your workout a…Read More

  2. The Top Six Reasons Seniors Should Spin

    Physical activity is crucial at any stage of life, but it’s arguably most important for seniors. Being physically active later in life helps to prevent fall-related injuries that break bones and is muscle-sparing. Cycling is low-impact enough to help with mobility and everyday movements and gentle enough to accommodate those with joint and bone issues. It’s wonderful for improving cardiovascul…Read More

  3. Have the Fit Pregnancy You’ve Always Wanted with Prenatal Yoga

    Yoga bears health benefits for both people wanting to get in tune with their overall wellness and those who are pregnant, with many pregnant women finding relief with prenatal yoga that is giving them healthy and fit pregnancies. As an expecting mother, you’re reading all the pregnancy books and articles and always trying to figure out just one more way to make your pregnancy better for you and …Read More

  4. How Often Should I Exercise?

    How Often Should I Exercise? Whether you're new to Every Body Balance or have been attending classes for a while, you might have asked yourself, "How often should I work out?" It depends. Fortunately, the Centers for Disease Control, the Mayo Clinic, the American Heart Association, and fitness gurus provide some useful guidelines. If your goal is to start out and establish a reasonable level of fi…Read More

  5. Ways to Become More Flexible (and Why It Matters)

    Flexibility. It’s a topic that can be more polarizing than most people realize. On one end of the spectrum, we have the double jointed people or people who can effortlessly do the splits, but who are more prone to sports injuries. On the other end of the spectrum, you have people who are in pain if they try to reach past their knees and who feel incredibly frustrated if they attend a yoga class.…Read More

  6. 3 Reasons Why Great Athletes Choose Pilates

    A growing number of professional athletes in sports are turning to Pilates to give them an edge over the competition. These include athletes in football, baseball, basketball, and soccer, as well as Olympic athletes. One of these athletes is Tom Brady, who is known for living a disciplined lifestyle, eating a healthy diet, and investing in preventive measures to keep him strong and fit for the lon…Read More

  7. Raising the Barre

    Now that colder weather is upon us, it’s time for the ever-rising barre workout. This gentle, yet effective workout is inclusive for all people regardless of their age, weight, or fitness level.  Barre is also an excellent activity for pregnant women because it's not too high of impact, and addresses balance and stability needed for a growing belly! It also offers the benefit of sculpting like …Read More

  8. Big Box Gyms Vs. Local Fitness Studios (part 2)

    In our last blog, we covered 5 reasons why our customers love coming to our small, local fitness studio in Southborough, MA rather than having a membership at one of the huge fitness centers that’s a nationwide chain or prominent name brand. We’re sure that all those places started out as fabulous places that delivered great service. However, there’s an inevitable effect on any business that…Read More

  9. Big Box Gyms Vs. Local Fitness Studios (Part 1)

    5 points where you’ll notice the benefit of your small local fitness company Whether you’re a fitness junkie or someone who happens by the gym only once in a while, there’s no question that you need some solution for how to fit exercise into your life, and a gym or fitness studio is a great way to give yourself the accountability and interest factor that will help you to stay consistent. How…Read More

  10. Hardcore vs. Overboard: The Balance Between Motivation and Hurting Yourself

    Here at Every Body Balance, we’re big fans of fitness, athleticism, and pushing the limits of health and physical achievement. However, we also have the word balance in the name of our fitness studio. And while many of our blog posts are focused on the motivation side of fitness, we also want to convey that there’s a balance to that. Yes, there’s a place for the “get up and at ‘em” min…Read More