CHUZE Health & Fitness Blog

Whether you’ve been hitting the gym for years or have just now made a promise to become more active, Chuze supports you. Readers can turn to our blog to get helpful wellness tips, healthy recipes, workouts, and more! We know some days it takes a little extra motivation to stay on track, and that’s exactly why we’re here!

Ditch the Dumbbells: Try this Bodyweight Back Workout

Let’s face it: Life gets busy. We don’t always have the time to make it to the gym or, if we do, finding the weights you need for your workout during peak hours can be an exercise in futility. So, having a plan in place to work out when those dumbbells are in use by […]

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What is Intermittent Fasting?

timer for intermittent fasting

You’ve probably talked about it with your friends. You may have overheard a conversation in the gym or at the coffee shop where the topic of intermittent fasting was discussed. But, what is this much-talked-about fasting trend, and why has it seemingly so suddenly become what’s on the tip of everyone’s tongue? The short answer […]

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10 Barbecue Hacks to Stay Healthy This Labor Day

healthy Labor Day option: salad

We know the feeling: You see those cheeseburgers and hot dogs sizzling on the grill, and you want toss two of those suckas in your mouth at once! OK, maybe it’s not that extreme, but when we’ve been working out all week, and eating healthy, the urge to splurge on weekends is huge (and understandable)! […]

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16 Quotes For When You Need A Little Gym Motivation

It’s the middle of summer and—for most of us—gym motivation is far from our reach. At Chuze, we know that with barbecues, celebrations, and summer in general, it can be hard to stay on track. So, we’ve gathered the 16 motivational memes that you have liked the most over this past year and compiled them […]

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What Our Trainers Eat for Breakfast

healthy omelette with spinach and nuts for breakfast

We know you’re curious, and maybe you’ve even been tempted to do it. But, you also don’t want anyone issuing a restraining order against you because you snuck a peek inside your trainer’s kitchen window early one Monday morning. Yes, we all want to see what they really eat for breakfast, but there are no […]

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Diet Talk: You’ve Heard About Whole30, But What Is It?

fresh vegetables for what is whole30 blog

If you want to change your life in 30 days, this might just be considered the golden ticket. The trick to obtaining this ticket? Sticking to a very strict eating plan (notice we didn’t say “diet” plan?) Whole30 requires a 30-day commitment and because of its strict nature, the program insists you stick to the […]

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Let’s Talk Barre

Group exercise room used for barre classes

While you and your friends may be well-schooled on all things “bar,” we’re talking about a very different “barre” here. This is a workout that will whip you into shape better than any Happy Hour gin and tonic might! Barre classes are derived from ballet and the barre these dancers use in their studios to […]

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Amino Acids: What You Need to Know

Salmon and potatoes on a cutting board to represent amino acids.

Amino acids are absolutely essential for every metabolic process in our bodies. So, in case you couldn’t guess: Amino acids are quite amazing! […]

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Mountain Climbers… With Both Feet On The Ground

Personal trainer performing mountain climbers at Chuze Fitness

Mountain climbers are a great total body exercise that require nothing but your body and the floor. Best of all, you can do them (almost) anywhere! […]

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Feel the Burn with a Bodyweight Leg Workout

We’re going to walk you through some basics on how to burn fat and build muscle at the same time with a bodyweight leg workout routine you can perform almost anywhere. […]

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You See People Doing Them, But What Are Triceps Kickbacks?

Triceps kickbacks are probably one of the most common exercises you’ll see both men and women doing at the gym because they can sculpt your arms and deliver amazing results…if you do them correctly. […]

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Heart Rate: What You Need To Know

Chuze Team Training class on treadmills with heart rate being tracked on two screens

You probably already know that going to the gym shouldn’t just be about looking good. It’s about living a healthy life and having a healthy heart. Your heart rate is dictated by everything in your day-to-day including: how, when, and what you eat and drink; how you sleep; how you relieve stress, and, yes, how […]

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Smiling: Your face’s favorite workout.

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