Nick’s Blog

Why Women Need Weight Training

Why Women Need Weight Training

1. You Will Lose More Fat Than You'll Gain in Muscle. Studies of thousands of women have shown that strength training two or three times per week for eight weeks on average women gain 1.75 lbs of lean muscle and lose 3.5 lbs of fat. Unlike men, women do not have the...

Why I care so much…

Why I care so much…

This year I turned 55 and I am noticing that a lot of my childhood friends do not take care of themselves as much as they should. Some are even dying, at such young ages. I know some people don’t think that 55 years old is young, but I do. One of my friends, that...

Some is Good, More is NOT Better

Some is Good, More is NOT Better

Too much exercise is rampant in this area...and the people telling everyone to do it, don't really have the knowledge or experience working with the deconditioned population to give out any fitness advice. They are merely selling athletic or skilled training. These...

Show Your Love for The Crest!

Show Your Love for The Crest!

Cast your vote in WWAY’s Viewer’s Choice Awards. We sincerely appreciate your ongoing support of The Crest Fitness Club and hope you will take a moment to vote for us as the “Best Gym” in WWAY’s 2019 Awards.

Nick’s Fitness Tips and Truths

Nick’s Fitness Tips and Truths

Following the latest fad, buying the newest slim-quick or get-fit DVD program or jumping into a single methodology class is not the way to improved well-being and physique. You may be surprised to learn that following these schemes could actually do more harm to your body than good.

The Dark Side of Fitness

The Dark Side of Fitness

You can’t go from sedentary to training as a professional athlete or Olympian in a week. An exercise routine should be customized for every individual – there is no one size fits all workout, and you cannot expect to look like the fitness instructor on a workout DVD by only following the program on that DVD.

Lift Your Spirits this Holiday Season

Lift Your Spirits this Holiday Season

T’was the night before fitness and all through the gym, not a machine was available, the pickings were slim. The lines were 5 deep by the treadmills they wait, in hopes that their abs one day will look great. And Jane in her tights and I in my sweats, have just settled down to a long wait for more sets.

New Crest T-Shirts

New Crest T-Shirts

Available in white or black, small through X-Large, these vintage-soft T’s are made with 100% combed and ring-spun cotton. Featuring a fuller, more contemporary fit and crew neckline, you can work out in comfort and style with a new Crest t-shirt.

Don’t Get Taken by the Business of Fitness

Don’t Get Taken by the Business of Fitness

Only about 17% of the people in this country and less than that in most other countries belong to any type of fitness facility. This means that 83% of us either do not belong to gyms, have had bad experiences, have quit gyms or are so afraid of going to a gym they don’t even try.

The Crest Supports Fit Family Challenge

The Crest Supports Fit Family Challenge

Organized by Parent Magazine and occurring throughout communities in the Southeast US, the Fit Family Challenge encourages willing families to participate in 8 weeks of expert-supervised wellness, nutrition & fitness lifestyle changes collecting points towards winning a grand prize.

Welcoming New Faces to The Crest

Welcoming New Faces to The Crest

Not only has our summer renovation breathed fresh life into The Crest, but our continued growth as a local fitness and health club has dictated the welcoming of new faces! We are pleased to introduce two new fitness class instructors: Michaela Ariana and Jennifer.