How to do a PERFECT pushup… and why we do them!

We all want to be able to pull off that picture perfect pushup... you know, just like they do in the marines. But actually accomplishing that feat can be challenging, especially if you are new to them.  Don't let pushups get the best of you.  We can get you there if...

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Does kickboxing burn calories??

Does Kickboxing burn calories?? That answer is heck yes! Kickboxing is a full body workout that can burn anywhere between 500-900 calories in just one hour. This is largely determined by how intense your workouts are but you can expect your kickboxing workouts to be...

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All About Distance

Distance is key in Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Boxing, MMA, Fencing, and any other combative sport. But being the shorter fighter does not count you out or give you a huge disadvantage like many people may think. Mike Tyson is only 5"10' and in the heavyweight division,...

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Are you stretching daily?? You should be!

Have you ever completed a killer workout then excused yourself from stretches? I've certainly been guilty of this. My excuses have varied from not having time, not having the energy, or even small justifications like hunger. In my fitness life, I quickly learned how...

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4 Reasons Dancing Can Compliment Your Kickboxing Passion

Members of the Roundhouse Fitness family know that each class gives us so much more than physical fitness. The healthy life that kickboxing creates also includes the community, coordination, confidence, and pure joy that comes from each class. With summer winding...

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5 reasons you should laugh more

Why is laughing so good for you??? Laughing is so good for the human body in so many ways. Every time you laugh you are reducing stress, increasing your mood and much more!!! In addition to this, laughing is extremely contagious so make sure you spread the laughter so...

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The BEST Gluten Free Tortillas!

It doesn't matter much how many kickboxing classes you attend if you're not eating healthy.  I have a family that struggles with food sensitivities which make cooking, food preparation and eating out a major difficulty. I've learned that healthy eating isn't very...

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Beat the Clock! 5 Tips for Quick and Easy Meal Prep

Hey Longmont Fitness fans!  This blog is all about the toughest factor in weight loss:  diet.  The struggle is real folks, even your instructors have a tough time with food choices on occasion. The biggest obstacle in weight loss is FOOD.  That's right folks.  ...

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