by Dr. Francis Collins We all know that exercise is important for a strong and healthy body. Less appreciated is that exercise also seems to be important for a strong and healthy mind, boosting memory and learning, while possibly delaying age-related cognitive decline. How is this so? Researchers have assembled a growing body of evidence that […]
Archives for June 2016
Stacy Geisler, a former basketball player seeking new ways to keep fit, was unsure about CrossFit after attending her first class at CrossFit Big D in Dallas, Texas. She was sore and—worse—afraid of the barbells. Though she wanted to quit, she decided to stick it out for another week—and she started to see big changes […]
“I’m not going to feel sorry for him, even though he’s been through hell and back. That’s not going to do him any good. I’d rather give him new goals, new expectations and a new life.” Coach Mike Suhadolnik works with Peter Glatz, a dentist and food and music enthusiast, at CrossFit Instinct in Springfield, […]
Nationwide, women are fighting the stigma associated with working out through their pregnancy and postpartum. For previous generations, staying active while pregnant was often frowned upon, states Kirk Kreifels, who graduated with an exercise science degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. “It’s not only safe, but it actually helps women in their pregnancy,” he says. That’s not to […]
Paramount Teen Sports Performance is a strength and conditioning program, combining age-appropriate weightlifting with high intensity training to deliver optimal fitness and performance, as well as establishing a lifetime love of fitness. Proper weightlifting techniques are taught, under the watchful eye of our CrossFit certified trainers, to enhance strength and power, while also focusing on […]
Lose weight, gain strength and improve your fitness with FitCamp! Paramount FitCamp is a blend of a bodyweight strengthening movements and fast-paced cardiovascular workouts that get you in great shape fast! Our next 2-month session starts June 20th—sign up today!
Here at Paramount Strength & Conditioning, our coaches strive to deliver the best programming, top notch coaching, and scalability appropriate for each and every member. Following are a few good words from Coach Jaime about choosing a CrossFit gym—something we aim to embody! I was asked yesterday during a session with my Sport Performance coach how I truly […]
What would Paramount Strength and Conditioning be without our unique and wonderful members? Our Member Spotlight Series allows us to highlight members of our amazing community and share what makes them special. This month, we are shining the spotlight on Aubry Zajac. Q: Date you joined Paramount? A: October 2015 Q: What inspired you to start? A: I have a […]
Freda Burnette is a 65-year-old grandmother of 11. She trains at CrossFit Grace in Boiling Springs, South Carolina. Check out her story, it warms the heart! Come see us if you want to be like Freda!