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SPRINTing Along

Hi guys, I had computer issues last week so I wasn’t able to tell you all about my experience with SPRINT!  I went to Pamela’s class last Wednesday for her official taping for her certification…Congratulations Pamela on getting SPRINT certified!  You did a fabulous job making my body lose all the water I put into… Read more »

I Survived!

I survived my first GRIT strength class!  I made it there on time too!  And I didn’t even have to sleep in my clothes!  Things are looking good! I got to the class and started setting up just like Body Pump!  I used 10lbs on each side of the bar and that was sustainable throughout… Read more »

Meet Stephanie!

Hi guys, my name is Stephanie and I am about to take you on my fitness journey as I start my 8 week Small Group Training at the Sweatshop!  Am I insane or what?  I’m thinking I am right now!  The funny part is…I consider myself healthy and fit!  So this should be a breeze,… Read more »

Let 2016 be the year of “good enough”

There sure is a lot to live up to in life. All you have to do is take a look at pinterest or Facebook and suddenly you feel like a bit of a failure. It seems like everyone else is killing it at the gym and making pumpkin spice scented playdough while simultaneously cooking a… Read more »

It’s not just about getting kids fit.

Last night I got an email that really bothered me. The kind that gets inside your head and rattles around and stays there until you get so mad that you want to explode. It was about someone I love very dearly that was made to feel awful during a sports practice. She was berated and… Read more »

Born to Move Children’s Classes!

Starting next week we are offering free demos of our new Born to Move classes! All classes are at 4:30pm:Monday 9/22 6-7 year olds with Lyndsay & Leila Tuesday 9/23 13-16 year olds with Sarah I. & Danielle Wednesday 9/24 8-12 year olds with Sarah I. & Mariah What does a class look like?6-7 YEARS PLAYFUL MOVEMENT, MUSIC… Read more »

1 Year Baby!!!

How is it possible that we have officially been in business for one year? When I think back to all of the excitement I felt a year ago today, I’m so incredibly proud. I’m not just proud of what The Sweatshop has become, I’m also proud of our staff and members. I think it’s safe… Read more »

August is BUILD month in SGT

We shift our focus from BURN to BUILD in small group training during the month of August. Why should everyone want to build muscle? When Penn State researchers put dieters into three groups-no exercise, aerobic exercise only, or aerobic exercise and weight training-they all lost around 21 pounds, but the lifters shed six more pounds of… Read more »

Guest Blog about The Sweatshop Launch

Please take a minute to head on over to and if you can tear yourself away from the amazing photos, read THIS blog post about our recent launch!  

July is BURN month in SGT!

It’s hot, it’s sweaty, it’s time to BURN it up at The Sweatshop! In our Small Group Training (SGT classes aka groups of 3-10 people working with a personal trainer) program, we alternate between 3 different types of exercise. Burn – Cardio exercise is so important for building the strength of your heart, blood vessels and… Read more »