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Dolphin Fitness Success Story: Angela Lamberti

Angela Lamberti, pictured above, is one of Dolphin Fitness’ greatest success stories. After joining our gym in 2012, she’s lost over 328 lbs, down from a high of 498lbs (she currently weighs an astonishing   - 170 lbs)! “I remember sitting on the bus, being embarrassed because I would take up two seats. Going to amusement [...]

Dolphin Fitness Success Story: Angela Lamberti2018-10-23T09:05:57-04:00

Using Resistance Exercise to Burn Excess Body Fat

Trimming away excess fat around the midsection (and rest of the body) is one of the primary goals of folks who spend time in the gym.  There are a number of theories on “the best” method of burning fat – from performing multiple cardio sessions per day to completely avoiding certain subsections of food while [...]

Using Resistance Exercise to Burn Excess Body Fat2016-11-14T01:28:16-04:00

Get Rid of Skinny Calves with These Simple Exercises

Calves are one of the most exposed, but most often overlooked muscles of people who go to the gym. Think about it – every time you walk outside in a pair of shorts or bathing suit your calves are exposed to the world – why would you spend so much time working on areas of [...]

Get Rid of Skinny Calves with These Simple Exercises2016-11-14T01:28:16-04:00

Top Exercises to Building a Bigger Back

Many gym goers tend to focus most of their time on the “show” muscles (chest, biceps and abs) but neglecting your back isn’t a great idea for either appearance or performance. Building a strong, stable and healthy back can reduce the pain that you feel at the end of a long day and a strong, [...]

Top Exercises to Building a Bigger Back2017-01-18T16:19:06-04:00

Try These Exercises for Building Bigger Arms

When it comes to areas of the body that most people want to improve the abs usually take precedence but the arms are usually a close second. The problem for many guys who are in the market for bigger, stronger arms lies in exercise selection. There are plenty of people out there who do set [...]

Try These Exercises for Building Bigger Arms2016-11-14T01:28:16-04:00

How to Structure a Workout to Meet Your Fitness Goals

Getting the results that you want from your time in the gym requires a bit more than just showing up – a critical piece of the fitness puzzle is having a well structured plan and sticking to it.  The problem for many people is that they rush into gym looking for fast results. Unfortunately not [...]

How to Structure a Workout to Meet Your Fitness Goals2016-11-14T01:28:16-04:00

Cardiovascular Exercise: Why It’s Important for a Healthy Living

Cardiovascular fitness also known as cardiorespiratory exercise is very important for a healthy living. Some may not realize the heart is the most important muscle in your body and controls oxygen to all other muscles. Cardiovascular exercise helps supply oxygen-rich blood to working muscles, while helping add energy for movement. Not only does Cardiovascular exercise [...]

Cardiovascular Exercise: Why It’s Important for a Healthy Living2016-11-14T01:28:16-04:00

Free Weights vs. Resistance Machines

The debate over the most ideal training modality between free weights and resistance training machines has raged on for years and both sides still have very strong advocates and very strong critiques.  Ask a bodybuilder, a personal trainer, a powerlifter and a football player (or other major sport athlete) which is the better route to [...]

Free Weights vs. Resistance Machines2016-11-14T01:28:16-04:00

Heavy Weights and Low Volume vs. Light Weights and High Volume for Building Muscle

As a new trainee, or even a trainee with moderate experience, the question of intensity and volume in the gym can be very difficult to wrap your head around.  To further complicate the issue, upon looking around the gym at different times of day you’ll likely see some folks with tremendous physiques hauling up some [...]

Heavy Weights and Low Volume vs. Light Weights and High Volume for Building Muscle2016-11-14T01:28:16-04:00