Staying hydrated during the summer

Summer is here which means it’s getting hotter and the amount of water we need increases. The average adult needs to drink between 8-10 cups of water a day. If you’re active, closer to 12 cups a day. Hydration Tips: – Get a water bottle you can refill and keep with you throughout the door […]

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Heat related illness & what to look for

We all love summer and the sun it brings draws us to start exercising more outside. While the warm weather and beautiful days call for more hiking, running, kayaking, and all sorts of outdoor activities, be mindful of the potential risks of overdoing it this summer. Heat Cramps Signs and symptoms: Heavy Sweating during intense […]

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What to know before going back to the gym

It has been a very long two months since fitness centers in Salem closed due to COVID-19. However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Marion County is officially in Phase One of reopening. If you have taken two months of “rest days” and “cheat meals,” you can now finally get back […]

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Workouts to try at home

By Michele Vanderyacht, Epic Fitness  So, your gym has temporarily closed due to the new governmental regulations. Rather than stopping your workouts, now is the time to adapt. It’s time for at-home fitness.   It takes a little effort, but a home workout will not only keep you in shape, but it will also keep you […]

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Our Commitment to Your Health

March 16, 2020 To our members: We want to thank all of our members as we go through this trial of COVID-19.  As of now, we are staying open.  Our concern is for your wellbeing and that of our staff.  Each day is a new day and each day we will assess where we are. […]

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Small Group Training

By Group Fitness Coordinator, Elena Pass Are you getting tired of the same old cardio machines week after week? Are you not seeing the results you want? Try our new Small Group Training class! This class combines full-body strength exercises, functional movements, and interval training taught by one of our certified personal trainers. To keep you from […]

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Body Composition vs. Body Weight

By Personal Training Manager, Jeremy Radke The scale can be an annoying and disheartening way to track your progress. Don’t trust it. Did you know that our bodies are made of roughly 60% water? In fact, bodyweight can fluctuate as much as five pounds daily! This would imply that a scale is not always the best […]

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New to the Gym?

So, you’ve joined a new gym and you’re really ready to get in shape this year. Maybe you even bought a new gym bag or outfit. You walk in for your first day and… You don’t know where to start. You’re not alone in being unsure of what to do with your membership. Many people […]

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What’s New at Epic: February 2020

There’s a lot of great things going on at Epic Fitness in 2020! Read more about the following topics in our newsletter. Click here! Small Group Training Valentine’s Day Know Your Health Stats Member of the Month Personal Training Manager Blog Group Fitness Coordinator Blog Healthy Super Bowl Recipe Red Cross Blood Drive Check out […]

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