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Healthy Habits for Successful Fat Loss

Written by Vincent Tanner Man… Wasn’t it just close to 70 degrees a couple of weeks ago? This morning… in the teens. Ahhh, don’t ya’ just love the fickle New England weather?! Before we know it, it will be in the 90’s. And, we know what that means, don’t we? Frantic dieting and exercise to…

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March 7, 2017
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A Guide to a Healthier You in 2017

Written by Joe Martin Well, it’s that time of year where every fitness professional on earth pretends to have a degree in psychology and offers up their best shot at a motivational New Year’s article. I get why they do it- readers love it. “New Year, New YOU,” right? Each year, millions of Americans proclaim…

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January 3, 2017
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Tom’s Corner: Overuse

Written by Tom Marchand In my job as a Body Soul trainer at J fitness, I’m often asked (usually by runners) about overuse injuries. As I’ve unfortunately come to learn first hand, daily, hard workouts are best left to the young. I find that I’m still able to train quite hard, just not as frequently.…

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November 1, 2016
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Best of Rhode Island–A Photo Blog

On July 21st, we had the pleasure of attending our 3rd Best of RI Event at Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI. This event is held every year to recognize and honor both individuals and businesses that received an award voted by the fans. That’s right- for the third year in a row, YOU…

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July 31, 2016
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Tom’s Corner: Progressive Training

Written by Tom Marchand I just know some of you aren’t going to like this article. It’s about how to make your workouts more productive. It’s about fitting the greatest amount of productive training in the least amount of time. Unfortunately, it’s also about working harder. All types of physical training work the same way:…

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April 5, 2016
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Financially Fit: Tax Season Edition

Brought to you by our friends at Brier & Brier. Before you file your taxes: Although many strategies to reduce your 2015 taxable income ended on December 31, 2015, for some folks there are still some options. However, if they do not apply to you, you may be able to use these to reduce your…

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February 4, 2016
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New Year, Better You!

With the first of February quickly approaching, we want to ask you a simple question–have you stuck to your New Year’s resolutions? As every new year approaches, it seems as though we’re constantly being told, “new year, new you!” Sure, it makes sense…to an extent. The first day of the year marks the first page of…

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January 28, 2016
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Tom’s Corner: Why Consistency is Key

Written by Tom Marchand When I first began training with weights (way back in the ‘60’s if you must know!), there were very few of us engaged in such an uncommon practice. As every gym teacher and sports coach informed us, lifting would make us muscle bound and slow, so we’d better avoid it like…

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January 3, 2016
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Fit Tips during the Holiday Hype

December 1st typically marks the beginning of holiday hype and all the chaos it brings. And, for many of us, that usually means falling short on our exercise regimens. We become busy, overeat at holiday parties, then wind up feeling regretful and sluggish by the new year due to poor healthy living habits. However, the…

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December 2, 2015
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Tom’s Corner: The Importance of Variety

Written by Tom Marchand We’ve all heard the expression “variety is the spice of life”. Never is this  truer than when we’re talking about training. I know, I know. Once you get used to a certain weight, it’s so comfortable to stay with it every workout. Or, it’s  easier to just use the same machine,…

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November 22, 2015