Categories for Workout Tips

The Benefits of Recovery Days

December 7, 2019

If you’ve just started or intensified your fitness program, you might be asking yourself, “What should I do on rest days from lifting?” At Pamela Young Fitness in Phoenix, AZ, we can’t overemphasize the importance of taking recovery days. You might feel like you’ve got to push yourself to make up for lost time (especially if this is a New Year’s resolution), but that can actually produce the opposite results. Taking your fitness plan one step at a time is the key to long-term success. Why over-exercising is a problem If you’ve just launched yourself into a new fitness program... View Article

Tips to Get Yourself Back in the Gym!

October 8, 2019

Whether it’s because you’re unmotivated or embarrassed about working out in front of other people, there are tons of excuses for not going to the gym—and the longer you put it off, the harder it is to put your workout clothes back on and break a sweat. Follow some of these gym tips in Phoenix, AZ and we guarantee we’ll see you back in the gym in no time: Start easy: Let’s face it, you’re not going to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger after one day in the gym! You also run a high risk of hurting yourself if you overdo... View Article

Tips for Working Out for the First Time

September 24, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted six-pack abs and toned arms or to lose a few pounds around your tummy, you’re not alone. It’s safe to say that most folks wish they were in better shape or weighed a little bit less. That’s all easier said than done, though! Getting yourself to the gym is a lot more difficult than it sounds. But by following these beginner workout tips in Phoenix, AZ, you can make it happen: Buy the right shoes: First things first, be sure to purchase high-quality tennis shoes. The right pair of shoes can help to prevent long-term injuries... View Article