Motivation and Inspiration

Success Story

Cassandra Roberts “I’ve been a member at Ellipse for almost 2 years. Time flies when you’re having fun! I love the coaches, classes and personal training at Ellipse because they encourage me to be strong physically and mentally. Thanks to that, I was able to meet my goal of picking up my dog, Tank, who is about 105 pounds. I will always be a work in progress, but here I […]

Track Your Workout with MYZONE

We all at some point have experienced various levels of exertion during workouts. There’s the workout where you question how you are going to get home or if you are dying. Then there’s the workouts that you “did something” (always better than nothing!)…but yet you didn’t break much of a sweat. Why is it that we think that the workout we barely survived is the best workout we’ve ever had? […]

The Power and Joy of a Balanced Diet

We all know from elementary school that eating healthy food is important. Now, even as adults, that doesn’t necessarily mean we like doing it or that it’s an easy task. When faced with the prospect of eating a slice of pizza or a chicken breast, you’re likely to always be tempted by the former. What countless articles and websites fail to tell you, is that eating healthy doesn’t have to be […]

5 Ways Your Sabotaging Your Results

Getting up early, tying those shoes and heading for the gym....and yet.....nothing is changing... It’s very discouraging when you’re making all of these efforts and you’re not seeing results. The truth is that there is SO many different elements that go into making a change in your body and unfortunately, joining the gym and wearing new sneakers doesn't quite help you tone up or lose weight. Self-sabotage is not always [...]

How to Cut it Out With the Excuses

Having no excuses is harder said than done, especially when getting started. That’s why instead of telling you to have a no excuses mentally in 2017, we’ve got a few things you need to STOP doing, in order to help you START doing. 1. Stop waiting to feel motivated. Motivation does not just hit you like a train. It is something that is built. After years of exercise, and even making it […]

Confidence

Nobody’s perfect, yet many of us are perfectionists, pushing for what feels like a means to no end. A lot of people who want to get into shape have been spinning their wheels for years, trying to achieve “the perfect body.” Here’s the truth: We’re are all imperfect, wonderful, messy human beings. We have jobs, fears, wants, kids and pets. We have families, houses, responsibilities, dreams, and hopes. We mess […]

Trainers Are Worth It!

Why should someone work to reach their goals with a trainer or a coach, instead of just “working out”? It’s easy for us at Ellipse to suggest using a trainer…it’s our business, but what is true is that we KNOW there are results when a trainer steps in. We’ve seen time and time again people thinking they’ll get to it and years pass. Having a trainer is not a lifelong commitment if […]

Making a Difference

Ellipse Fitness has officially made it to their 10th year of running Victory over Violence! What is Victory over Violence? VOV is a 4 hour charity event to raise money for local domestic abuse shelters. Each Ellipse location puts on a fitness marathon to combat abuse; A crime that is more common than we all want to believe. All the proceeds from VOV go to shelters helping victims of this violence. So […]