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Working Out While Sick – Yay or Nay?

by Heather Hudson
Nov 21, 2014 at 4:11 PM

As “flu season” approaches or is in full swing, many of us come down with sniffles or worse. If you’re happily addicted to working out as I am, then you might consider still hitting the bags even when you’re sick. Most people who are fit feel worse when they skip their workout. So, is this…

Reduce Stress During the Holiday Season: BONUS! Life Hack

by Heather Hudson
Nov 19, 2014 at 11:11 PM

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Sometimes this time of year just doesn’t feel all sugar plums and fairies, simply because there is so much to do. We want to do it all, and try to be super heroes for everyone we know. We shop for the holidays, host dinner parties, decorate and…

4 Fitness Tips for Busy Moms

by Helen Bush
Aug 20, 2014 at 5:08 PM

These days everyone has a hectic schedule, but for most moms out there, it seems as if no one’s schedule is as busy as theirs. It always seems as if there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done. There are kids, housework, your career, school…much less trying to squeeze in some…

Do Not Let Your Job Distract You From Being Fit

by Helen Bush
Mar 10, 2014 at 5:03 PM

    Today’s world can seem frantic and fast-paced. There never seems to be enough time in the day to fit in our entire schedule, and this can make it hard to stick to a consistent and effective fitness routine. However, many scientific studies have found that you need at least twenty minutes of vigorous exercise…

9Round and the Marine Corps

by Drew Brashier fran
Nov 12, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Last year, CEO, Shannon “the Cannon” and I had the opportunity to visit the Marine Corps Training Depot at Parris Island, SC. Thanks to one of our amazing members, Colonel John Valintin, we were able to get a candid behind the scenes look at how Marines are trained. Of Course, being in the fitness industry,…

The Power of Thinking Positively

by Helen Bush
Sep 27, 2013 at 4:09 AM

If you want to optimize your fitness results it could definitely be in your benefit to think positively and avoid thinking negatively. The power of positive thinking can give you that extra push needed to obtain your fitness goals when you most need it. Here are a few ways to help improve your positive thinking….


by Heather Hudson
Aug 12, 2013 at 6:08 PM

“Lukewarm water never makes steam”….. If you have any goal in the world, it simply becomes a wish unless you put the fire behind it! You must be on FIRE FOR YOUR DESIRE! Many, many “wishes” are put out at the beginning of each New Year, only to stagnate and never become FIRE. If you…

Athletes and 9Round Fitness Circuit & Kickboxing

by Justin Hammerstrom
Jun 24, 2013 at 7:06 PM

At 9round, many of our trainers are active coaches or former coaches. I was a High School wrestling coach for many years. I have noticed many High School athletes reaping the benefits from using the 9round workout system, keeping them sharp in the off-season. The 9Round Workout changes everyday much like a Softball or Wrestling…

Why kickboxing training is good for you!

by Jason Bishop
Apr 09, 2013 at 5:04 PM

As an activity that requires repeated quick bursts of movement, kickboxing promotes heart health by providing a cardiovascular workout. The kicks and punches that you learn during the 9Round workout make your body pump blood faster to the heart, especially when done in exercise stretches that last 30 minutes or longer. Over time, this increased…

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