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Back to School Workout

Kids are back in school. The summer was good but students definitely will need a refresher in their first week back in classes. Back to the basics! This simple workout will take your fitness back to the basics also. A well-rounded exercise routine will have pushing, pulling, squatting and some agility. Adjust exercises and sets/reps […]



The Afterburn Effect

It’s back! “The Afterburn Effect” taught by Hallie Ringhand, Fall 2017 session Experience one of today’s hottest fitness trends right here at Pinnacle Health and Fitness – heart rate based training! The Afterburn Effect consists of results-producing, stress-reducing, endorphin-enhancing movement that prompts the body to burn fat at an accelerated rate both during as well […]


Client of the Month John Stathas’ KB Workout: Single KB Complex Smoker

At Pinnacle we love kettlebells. John really likes kettlebells. We asked our client of the month to share one of his KB workouts. He gave us the Complex Smoker. Do 4 rounds of the following kettlebell complex per side. No rest between movements; go thru the whole sequence on one side before switching. Rest approx […]





TRX FTW

TRX has a lot going for it. It’s popular, it’s portable and it’s challenging. It has become one of my favorite pieces of training equipment. TRX is not cheap but if you are a member of a gym they probably have one (or a few). If you have the money motivation I guarantee you will […]


Client of the Month – Joe

My trainer, Vikki Hettiger, and I have been working together twice a week for just over a year. During this period, I’ve made a number of observations that explain the extraordinary advantages of hiring a Personal Trainer.   First, there are a number of exercises I wouldn’t be able to perform without Vikki encouraging me. […]


Client of the Month: Misha

“Misha was my very first personal training client here at Pinnacle, we have worked together for almost a year now. Though he likes to say he’s “too old” for the stuff we do, he’s in better shape than most 20-somethings I know! We do have fun! He kicks butt on the boxing bag, throws down […]