9Round Fitness Blog

20 May 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Summer Survival: Eats, Treats & Cheats

Nothing says summer vacation quite like BBQs, roadtrips, and stops at the local ice cream shop. For those of us who endured three (or more) months of bone-chilling temperatures, ice, and snow, the arrival of summer is like crossing the finish line of a grueling marathon. But the question always lingering...

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15 May 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

National Women's Health Week: Self Care is Up to You

Whether you are a woman reading this, or you have women in your life that you care about, you probably know that putting ourselves first isn’t something that we women are very good at. Mothers, grandmothers, sisters, wives, boss ladies…we all have something in common, we’re worried...

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6 May 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Turn Your Summer Getaway into a Fitaway

The school year is winding down and summer is almost upon us. Whether that stresses you out (hello, why are there so many kids running around the house?!) or you can't wait for endless barbecues and long days by the pool, one thing we can all look forward to is a little summer getaway! If there...

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29 Apr 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Survival of the (Not-So) Fittest

For some people, just making the decision to join a gym is the hardest part. For others, the hardest part comes in those first days and weeks after joining. It is sore muscles and sheer breathlessness. It’s stumbling through workouts and feeling physically and mentally defeated. But, we promise,...

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22 Apr 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

3 Ways You Should Be Using Protein (but probably aren't)

Imagine a world where all cars are white, all pizzas are plain cheese, only Justin Bieber plays on the radio, and your workout is the same…every – single – day. If that sounds like one of your nightmares, you’re not alone. Variety is the spice of life, after all. We admit,...

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15 Apr 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Tackle Tax Day Stress

Tax day is upon us, and we, as Americans, are collectively freaking out. According to a new survey by the tax prep software provider TaxSlayer, more than half of taxpayers in the U.S. find the tax filing process stressful. People who are very stressed about money (or otherwise) are more likely to engage...

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8 Apr 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Why Jumping Rope Should Be Your Fitness BFF

What piece of exercise equipment is inexpensive, is easy to tote nearly anywhere, can be used by the whole family, and improves cardiovascular fitness while toning muscle at the same time? If you said a treadmill, you might be reading the wrong blog. I’m talking about a jump rope! Skipping...

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1 Apr 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Fitness that Empowers

What person doesn’t want to walk out their door each morning feeling empowered, confident, and ready to tackle the day? Exercise has more benefits than just weight loss, it is a powerful tool for self-improvement. Even the smallest amount of exercise can produce a lasting endorphin buzz that...

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23 Mar 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Boost Your Productivity in 30 Minutes

According to Virgin Group Founder, Richard Branson, he gains an extra four hours of productivity each day, thanks to exercise. Anna Wintour, American Vogue Editor-in-Chief, plays a 6:00 a.m. game of tennis every day (before her daily hair appointment). A self-described fitness nut, Apple CEO, Tim Cook...

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16 Mar 2018 | Jen Jones | Health & Fitness

Kick Cravings to the Curb

Cravings aren’t just a side-effect that pregnant women experience. We can all fall prey to a pesky sweet-tooth, or hankering for a deep-fried fat bomb...to each his own. So WHY do we experience such intense cravings at times and what can we do to prevent them? Like most things in life, there...

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