Healthy Summer Treat

During the hot summer months, we often crave something cold, refreshing, and sweet to keep us cool. Here’s a healthier frozen treat you can indulge in without the guilt. Also, now is the season for berry picking, so go pick some fresh berries for this homemade popsicle recipe! Frozen Berry and Spinach Ice Pops: Ingredients: […]

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Take it Outdoors this Month!

We understand the new regulations regarding mandatory masks and social distancing can leave people frustrated and socially isolated. A good way to stay physically active and still get time with friends is to plan activities outside such as going for walks or bike rides. We are lucky here in Salem to have many options for […]

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Stretching Your Fitness

Remember when you were a kid, and your PE teacher or coach had you stretch before you ran the track or stepped up to the home plate? You would usually sit on the ground and stretch your arms as far towards your toes as they would go. Holding that position for 30 seconds or more, […]

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Face Coverings Required At All Times

Starting Friday, July 24, members at Epic Fitness must wear a face covering at all times when in the gym. Per Oregon Governor Kate Brown, to restrict the spread of coronavirus, face coverings must be worn when exercising indoors (plus outdoors when you can’t physically distance). The good news is: We are still open! We value your membership and […]

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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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