Pike Fitness Blog


Hypertrophy: How to build lean mass When it comes to building muscle, the key to success is three-fold. Just like the legs of a tripod, each part of the equation is just as important as the rest. Training hard alone won’t do it. To successfully build muscle it takes a well rounded [...]

Understanding VO2 Max

When it comes to quantifying fitness, one of the single best ways to express how “in shape” someone really is, is by finding their VO2 Max. While many people know their current weight, circumference measurements, and even body fat percentage, not many are acquainted with their VO2 [...]

Sports Performance

Sports Performance TAKING YOUR PERFORMANCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL For many of us, the goal of exercise is not to get ripped six-pack abs, build 20 inch biceps, or to look sexy at the beach. Our goal in training is based in the functional application of our fitness. For us, it’s about being [...]

5 Musts for Healthy Weight Loss

Healthy weight loss is what everyone struggling to take off those extra pounds wants. Sometimes the headache (and often backache) of living with the issue is so overwhelming, that the solution is often dangerous and ill-advised. Cutting carbs, avoiding fat, doing sit-ups for 10 minutes [...]

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution to Get Fit

If you’re like most people, you see the new year as an opportunity to start fresh; to hit the reset button on your habits, and get back into shape. It only makes sense to want to get back on track. Celebrations and sweets during the holidays have a way of adding up, and with the […]

5 Best Hacks to Speed Up Your Metabolism

Your metabolism can be loosely defined as the sum total of all chemical reactions that occur within the cells of your body. Usually when people talk about metabolism, they’re only concerned with the rate at which we burn energy. Those with a fast metabolism tend to burn energy fairly [...]

Are You Training Without a Plan?

Don’t just guess As a general rule, successful people don’t just shoot from the hip. They know exactly what they should be doing and when it needs to happen. They have goals, they have deadlines, and they follow a blueprint to a T. If they fall short, they’re often still [...]

Learn the 3 moves that should be included in every exercise program

Do you ever wonder if you’re getting the most out of your time in the gym? If you’re like most people, your training time is incredibly valuable. Between your work, family, and social life, there is only so much time left to set aside for exercise. Of course you want to want to make [...]

Pike Fitness Proudly Offers Training by NSCA Certified Professionals

In order to best serve our clientele, Pike Fitness is proud to offer training services by NSCA certified professionals. The NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) is the worlds leader in strength and conditioning research, and is on the forefront of knowledge in human [...]

Fitness in the Media

What do you think of when you hear the word, fitness? Just stop for a moment and think about it. If you are living in America, odds are you’ve been bombarded with commercials, advertisements, and late night infomercials telling you what it means to be fit; and probably how you can get [...]

Pike Fitness is Officially Open!

Pike Fitness is officially open for business! This is the beginning of something wonderful, and we are excited to see where it takes us. To all of the wonderful people who have helped us along the way: thank you so much! We wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for you! In [...]