Every New Year, thousands of well-meaning rookies will join gyms and fitness facilities with their resolutions at the ready. By the end of 30 days, almost half of them will be back to square one, defeated, discouraged and no closer to a healthier life. It turns out that fitness is just like any addiction – it all…

EXERCISE HELPS ME SURVIVE Charlie Scott – Fit Planet by Les Mills I’m not one of those girls who pounds away on the treadmill while visualizing evaporating calories and a shrinking waistline. In fact, what motivates me to raise my heart rate has nothing to do with aesthetics. I exercise to give my sick body…

Five tips that will help you treat yourself without wrecking yourself TREAT YOURSELF WITHOUT WRECKING YOURSELF Melanie Stevenson Temptation is all around us during the holiday season. Work lunches, family get-togethers, dinner with friends. It’s a constant food (and drink) feast and often the strong willpower we have delivered throughout the year is weakened. A…

Three ways to prevent exercise from being the one that got away 3 WAYS TO NAIL YOUR FITNESS Isabel Fenwick Research says your commitment to exercise is all about satisfaction. You can prevent exercise from being the one that got away by knowing what does (and doesn’t) do it for you. The level of satisfaction…

MAKING IT LAST LONGER AND STRONGER Melanie Stevenson New Year, new you, new routine – right? We all have the best intentions when the New Year begins. Here’s how to make them last. Many of us will join gyms and fitness facilities with our goals for 2016 in the forefront of their minds. By the…

5 TIPS TO STARTING THE YEAR AS YOU MEAN TO GO ON Melanie Stevenson The New Year is an opportunity to reflect, regroup and reprogram ourselves. Think of it as a clean state. It’s important to take time out in January and focus on yourself, your achievements to date and what you want your future…

#smartstart tips. Did you overindulge during the holidays? Here’s 5 top tips to help you bounce back. 5 WAYS TO BOUNCE BACK AFTER HOLIDAY INDULGENCE Melanie Stevenson No matter how committed you are to a healthy lifestyle, the holiday season always provides plenty of challenges to sticking to your goals. The holiday binge is often…

#MondayMotivation Here’s some Motivation to get you Moving on Monday! The Secret Ingredient You’re Missing for Stronger Motivation By DARYA ROSE Read the Full Article Here I hear it all the time. Whether it’s a friend who is struggling to lose weight or someone I overhear in line for coffee, there’s always a hint of desperation…

#MondayMotivation Here’s some Motivation to get you Moving on Monday! What’s Your Real Motivation? Discover the key advice that will get you where you want to go. By Liz Brody Read more here. We all want to be healthier, but why? What’s our real purpose? Even the strongest resolve can collapse if you’re trying to…

#MondayMotivation Here’s some Motivation to get you Moving on Monday! by Kris Chick Today is February 1st and that means Valentine’s Day is coming up. To me February is all about Love but more than just romantic love, it’s about loving ourselves and our family and friends enough to take care of ourselves and make…

A Powerlifting Super Hero! I ran across a website called Nerd Fitness today and read Staci’s Story and it is very inspiring and motivating!   This is a perfect story of how weight training for women is so great! While I don’t agree with all of the advice on this website (you can lose weight and get…

Wednesday Wisdom Healthy Living Tips and Tricks from your friends at Brickhouse! “Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.” – Anonymous Everyone knows that most resolutions set January 1 are history by February 1. In the next couple of weeks, you’ll read a…

#MondayMotivation Here’s some Motivation to get you Moving on Monday! Winning the Fight Against Yourself Great Advice from Sparkpeople.com…. Read the full article here! We can pretty much talk ourselves into AND out of most things! So when you are fighting with yourself to get up and go work out, or to lace up your…

#WednesdayWisdom POSTED 10:48 AM, JANUARY 5, 2016, BY KFOR-TV & K. QUERRY When Jada Pinkett Smith was asked by her daughter, Willow,  to describe the hardships of being a wife and a mother during an interview, she had a perfect answer. “Being a wife and a mother is probably one of the most extraordinary experiences,…

Out with the old, in with the new. Learn how to effectively tackle your plans for next year. OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW Melanie Stevenson The New Year inevitably breeds resolutions. Like ’em or not, we are all guilty of making them. Many of these so-called resolutions are unachievable and by creating…

Great Advice from Sparkpeople.com…. Read the full article here! Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why? If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what it is, where it comes from, and what you can do…

For the 45% of us that usually set New Year’s Resolutions we sometimes find it hard to stick with them and by a couple of weeks or months we are back into our same old, comfortable rut. BUT, it doesn’t have to be that way. If we really and truly want to make a change…

#MondayMotivation Here’s some Motivation to get you Moving on Monday! It’s Monday – You’re Tired – Get Moving!! If there’s one “rule” you should set for yourself it is to NEVER skip a Monday Workout! Here’s Why:      1. You’re more likely to work out the rest of the week. You’re starting on the right foot so…

Wednesday Wisdom Healthy Living Tips and Tricks from your friends at Brickhouse! Winter Workout Tips to Keep You Motivated Let’s face it, winter is coming and there’s nothing we can do to stop it. So we can either let it beat us or we can conquer it! So how can you stay motivated when it…

Today is National Evaluate Your Life Day… https://www.facebook.com/BrickhouseCardioClubGahanna/posts/524175421070837

Join us in July and August for our Biggest Loser Challenge! We are giving away $350 in Prizes in July & August! Join Brickhouse Cardio Club Gahanna, OH​ for an 8 Weeks Biggest Loser Challenge! You could win $100! $100 For Most Weight Loss * $100 For Highest % of Weight Loss * *Among all participating…

by Kris Chick A lot of us are just trying to survive from day to day… just trying to make it through!  BUT, is that what we really want? Is this what will make us happy and fulfilled? In the past week or so, on the Brickhouse Cardio Gahanna Facebook page, I’ve been posting some…

By Kris Chick We continue our series of featuring our awesome members with a Spotlight on Jen Alfman! Spotlight on Jen Alfman Jen knew she needed a change in her life. As a single mom of two beautiful girls (6 and 9) she was at a point in her life where she was  just falling into a rut and was the…

by D. Lee Barkley Recently, a friend of mine and fellow classmate said that after being dedicated to working out 3-4 times a week she wasn’t seeing much weight loss. My immediate response was that it was probably just a translation of fat into muscle. I’ve seen how hard she works and her dedication and…

By Nikki Lewis A Review of BODYATTACK™ Yesterday I took my first BODYATTACK™ group fitness class at Brickhouse Cardio Club in Gahanna. It is a Les Mills program, and like their other classes, this one was just as powerful. I’ll be honest. I expected to hate it. I thought I would survive it but not…

By Lee Barkley There are times in everyone’s life when we get stuck. Sometimes it’s because of anxiety, doubt, emotion, unease that cause a sort of inertia. Sometimes there is just an inability to move forward in any area of life. At times like this, any decision big or small can be hard to make….

Welcome to our New Members We had several new members join our family in March. When you see these new members in the studio make sure to say hello and introduce yourself to them. We’re excited to have them with us! Karen James Lavonia Robinson Shara Rodney Paul Bryson and his daughter Oneita Bryson join…

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