5 Ways to Stay Fit with a Busy Lifestyle

Do you find yourself constantly putting off a fitness routine because you’re too busy? You work full time, have a family, friends, or other obligations? You aren’t alone. The number one reason people say they don’t workout is, “I don’t have enough time.”   We all know exercise is important for our physical and mental […]

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10 Motivational Songs to Listen to During Your Next Workout

Bored with your current playlist? Add these songs for some extra motivation!   “Eye of the Tiger” – Survivor “Lose Yourself” – Eminem “My Time” – Fabolous “You Shook Me All Night Long” – ACDC “Click Click Boom” – Saliva “Till I copllapse” – Eminem “Bringing Down the Giant” – Saving Abel “Monster” – Skillet […]

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Why Pay More For Your Gym Membership?

http://iron-oakfitness.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Gym-Idiot.mp4 Very often when people inquire with us about gym memberships, they immediately want to know how much one will cost. Then they lead with, “Right now I’m paying $20 a month at Planet Fitness.”  If you compare $20 to $120 for a gym membership, of course it seems unreasonable and a clear choice if […]

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20 Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

1. “You are your only limit” ~unknown 2. “In order to succeed, your desire for success must be greater than your fear of losing” ~unknown 3. “Mental toughness is when you find fuel in an empty tank” ~unknown 4. “Discipline: The one thing necessary to achieve any goal worth having” ~unknown 5. “When you feel […]

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Destress Your Day – How Exercise Affects Your Mental Health

Destress Your Day – How Exercise Affects Your Mental Health

I’m sure you’ve heard and maybe even experienced how exercise is an effective form of stress relief. Sometimes this can seem contradicting, since there is an immediate stress response on the body during physical activity. For many, the idea alone, of trying to squeeze in a workout can be stressful. So how exactly does exercise reduce stress?

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