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Strength Training Benefits for Women

By |January 29th, 2017|Blog, Strength Training|

It has long been known that everyone will benefit from strength training. Strength Training is so essential that the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) along with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have listed it as a part of their recommendations on quantity and quality of exercise to prevent chronic disease. Men and women both need strength training, but, how we train and how our bodies respond to [...]

New Year | New Possibilities!

By |January 1st, 2017|Blog|

The New Year allows us to reflect on the past and dream about the future. For Carolina Gold Fitness, 2016 presented us opportunities to work with a vast variety of health, fitness, performance and wellness goals for our clients. With as much success as our clients had this past year, we are looking forward to offering even more options and tools in 2017! Last year we had the opportunity to program runners, cyclists and triathletes [...]

We Are Truly Thankful

By |November 24th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|

This week we Give Thanks to you and all of our Carolina Gold Fitness Clients for your continued support for us and our programs. We look forward to providing you with the gold standard of health, fitness and wellness for many years to come!

10 Ten Mistakes People Commonly Make in the Weight Room

By |October 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Looking around the various gyms that I have worked at over the years, I have seen a lot of hard work and a lot of wasted time. I have seen non-athletes training with their athletic friends, struggling with difficult and complex exercises. Distractions like phones and tablets reduce effectiveness of training and increase risk of training. Poor technique or the wrong exercises chosen to meet the specific goals. The best results are only achieved by [...]

Training for Summer Games

By |May 1st, 2016|Blog|

Mud runs, triathlons and beach parties, oh my! Summer time brings us a lot of fun times outdoors! From hiking to biking, everyone will be taking to the beaches and trails to enjoy their time under the sun. With this adventurous time we want to make sure you are safe and fit to enjoy your many adventures. One of the mainstays of Carolina Gold fitness is "Get Out, Get Active."  Sure, activity is essential to [...]

Stay Healthy, Train More

By |March 13th, 2016|Blog|

This past month I have noticed a large drop in attendance both in my private training clients as well as my classes due to illness. Its ironic that even when we lead a healthy, active life, we sometimes still fall ill. We are striving to be the healthiest self we can be, and then all of our active life events stop. Regardless the reasons or trigger for our illness, we can put up our best [...]

Happy New Year from Carolina Gold Fitness

By |December 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Happy New Year! 2015 was an incredible year for Carolina Gold Fitness. We were proud to be able to service our clients with so many different needs and goals! Looking back on this year, we were faced with goals such as personal training and group training, weight loss and nutritional coaching, rehabilitation and functional fitness, performance training for endurance athletes and more. We really enjoyed helping with events like the Apple festival 8K race, Glam [...]

Out-Fit Class Announced!

By |September 24th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|

Carolina Gold Fitness (CGF) has had a great response to our fitness program that started in June, 2015! Taught by CGF owner Timothy Thew, CEP, the class boasted 15 members its first week and has been growing since. "Variation and fun are the primary themes of the class", Thew said. We constantly change from strength training, to agility training, to endurance using a variety of training styles including aerobics, circuit, & HIIT training to sports [...]

Step It Up!

By |September 9th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities LIVE WEBCAST The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a live webcast for the launch of this important Call To Action that will offer strategies for increasing walking and walkable communities for people of all ages and abilities. Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:00 AM ET Access the web cast   If you are unable to participate or if you experience [...]

Outdoor Fitness Class Underway!

By |August 16th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|

We have had a great response to our outdoor fitness program that started in June, 2015 at Clear Creek School! Taught by our own Timothy Thew, CEP, the class boasted 15 members its first week and has been growing since. "Variation and fun are the primary themes of the class", Thew said. We constantly change from strength training, to agility training, to endurance using a variety of training styles including aerobics, circuit, & HIIT training to [...]

Apple Festival 8K Run Clinic Announced

By |July 14th, 2015|Blog|

Hendersonville, NCThis year we have put together a training group of runners whose goal is to complete or PR the Apple Festival 8K. This training group is aimed at the beginning to advanced runner. For beginners, the program begins with walk/run intervals and progresses to where participants can run the entire 5k distance without stopping. Advanced runners will work on speed training to improve overall time of their 8K run. This is sure to be [...]

Weightloss and Wellness Coaches Wanted

By |February 20th, 2015|TLS, Uncategorized, Weight Loss|

We are expanding our business and would love for you to join us! Carolina Gold Fitness is expanding its weight loss program and needs driven and caring individuals to lead our weight loss and wellness divisions. The program is written by a Registered Dietitian and has a proven track record of success. If you have a passion for helping others feel better about themselves and encourage them to succeed, this is perfect for you! Training [...]

New Year, New Life!

By |December 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

  Welcome to the New Year! With 2014 on the way out we are helping our clients usher in 2015 with a new lease on life. From private, individual or group fitness training, fitness classes, endurance sports performance training to nutritional weight loss groups. We are not just planning for one year of your life, but for the rest of your life! Not sure what you need? We will give free 30 minute consultations to [...]

Next TLS Weight Loss Class December 14, 2014!

By |December 8th, 2014|Blog, Events|

Carolina Gold Fitness is excited to announce our next nutrition-based weight loss program starts Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4pm and will run for 12 weeks. This program is a Low glycemic index nutrition program utilizing REAL FOOD and designed to normalize the blood, heal your metabolism and remove inflammation from the body. We teach you how to eat and when to eat. No 2 people are the same so we will help you set [...]

Next TLS Weight Loss Class June 9, 2014!

By |May 27th, 2014|Blog, Events|

Talk about a TRANSFORMATION ...Brittany R. lost over 30 lbs in 12 weeks with TLS Weight Loss Solution! Carolina Gold Fitness is pleased to announce its newest division of nutritional Weight Loss. We have partnered with the TLS Weight Loss Solution to provide you with the most balanced nutrition plans, supportive coaching and the most advanced tracking tools available. Please help us in kicking off our newest class: TLS Weight Loss class begins [...]

Playing Division 2 Soccer on 1 leg….

By |September 25th, 2013|Inspirationals|

Bree McMahon playing divission 2 soccer on one leg at brevard College, Brevard, NC Impressive story of a very athletic Brevard College soccer player who lost her leg just before going to college on full scholarship.... Brevard College honored her scholarships, and is training her to play with her prosthesis! She is rocking the fields of BC! Keep up the hard work Bree Mcmahon! We are so proud to be Brevard College Allumni [...]

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By |September 2nd, 2013|Network|

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Highly Qualified Personal Trainers Make A Difference

By |August 31st, 2013|Blog|

ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist, Timothy Thew consulting with personal training client on the best approach to achieve her fitness goals. Thousands of American College of Sports Medicine's (ACSM) highly qualified exercise professionals make a significant difference in their clients' health each day. A standard of best practices does exist for personal trainers in the fitness industry, and most of ACSM's certifications require a bachelor's degree in exercise science or kinesiology at minimum. [...]

Sedentariness defined:

By |July 27th, 2013|Blog, Lifestyle|

The Lack of Physical Activity is the Root Cause of Sedentariness Sedentariness is a behavior characterized primarily by sitting, with associated low levels of energy expenditure. Sedentariness is distinct from lack of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity because the former refers to too much sitting rather to too little exercise. In fact, high sedentariness and substantial physical activity may coexist because it is possible for an individual to meet or surpass the recommendations for [...]

Isotonix® OPC-3®

By |July 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|

Isotonix® OPC-3® Isotonix® OPC-3® Isotonix OPC-3® is an isotonic-capable food supplement that is made from a combination of bilberry, grape seed, red wine and pine bark extracts, and citrus extract bioflavonoids, all found to be powerful antioxidants. Oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) are bioflavonoids (complex organic plant compounds) found in fruits, vegetables and certain tree barks that provide exceptional nutritional benefits to the human body. Studies have shown OPCs to be up to 20 times [...]