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Train with a Breakthru Personal Trainer 2 Times a week for 6 weeks

Program Includes:

  • 12- 30 Minute Semi-Private Training Sessions
  • Free Medical Screen with a Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Nutrition Guide
  • Functional Movement Screen / Baseline Assessment
  • Graduation Assessment / Next Step Recommendations

Get your Breakthru results for only $240 

Contact Lisa to Sign Up Today: lwhite@breakthrupt.com

Fitness is BACK and we missed you!

During this time, our focus is on maximizing the health and safety of our patients, training clients, and fitness members by providing care through a number of different options while also adopting CDC-guided, best practice screening methods, exposure protection, sanitization and social distancing standards throughout our facilities!

Mask is a must!

  • Client’s will need to wear a mask at all times.  We want to prevent the spread of COVID-19.One of the biggest questions we have been receiving regarding the use of face masks while exercising is:
    • “Is it safe to perform cardiovascular exercises while wearing a face mask?”
  • While our team understands that it is not necessarily comfortable, it is important due to the heavy breathing during cardio to keep all of those around you safe.
  • If you begin to feel short of breath and/or dizzy, please take a short break to regroup. Please be extra sensitive if you have any cardiac and/or respiratory issues.
  • Our Doctors of Physical Therapy and Personal Trainers are here for you and available to help with monitoring.

Screening

  • Everyone who enters any of our facilities is being screened to reduce any risk.
  • Anyone with questionable findings during the screen will not be permitted to perform on-site physical activity that day. Better to play it safe!

Sanitization

  • We are asking our fitness members to wipe down any and all fitness equipment/machines that they’ve used/touched.
  • We are ensuring that all equipment and therapeutic areas are being disinfected after each use and between clients.
  • All high touch surfaces, common areas, entry and exit doors are being disinfected at least once every hour.
  • We have enhanced our employee’s hand washing policy.
  • We have enhanced the frequency of our professional cleaning services which perform full-facility cleaning during off-hours.
  • We are encouraging all patients to bring their own water, as all community water fountain use will be temporarily off-limits.

Capacity limitations

  • Per Gov. Phil Murphy, our current max capacity in the facility is 25 people at any given time. Therefore, we are asking that you limit your workout to one hour for the time being. We appreciate your patience while you wait.

Practice social distancing

  • Please remember to stay a safe distance (at least 6 feet) from other fitness enthusiasts. Let’s all be as safe as possible.

Locker rooms & drinking fountain

  • Please bring a water bottle with you! At this time, our drinking fountain and showers are currently marked “out of service” until further notice.

For any fitness related questions, please email Lisa at LWHITE@BREAKTHRUPT.COM

NEW Offering: Breakthru Pilates

Get ready to LOOK and FEEL LONGER, LEANER, & STRONGER!

Private + Semi-Private Sessions Are Available

A Complimentary Functional Assessment Is Included With Each Functional Package


What is Pilates?

Pilates is an exercise method designed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920’s. The exercises consist of low impact strength, flexibility and endurance movements performed in a sequence of continuous movement.

The exercises are based on 6 primary principles including: centering, control, concentration, Flow or efficiency of movement, breath, and precision.

When performed consistently Pilates promotes:
– Inner physical awareness
– Improved postural alignment
– Increased flexibility, core strength, stabilization, and stamina
– Enhances coordination, balance, and agility
– Facilitates diaphragmatic breathing

Meet Our Pilates Instructor, Dr. Jill

In addition to being a Physical Therapist for over 25 years, Jill Koshak-Johnson has been a classically trained Certified Power Pilates Instructor for over a decade.

She began her Power Pilates training in Chicago where she earned her Beginner Mat Certification and began practice and mentorship on the reformer. She continued her training in New York where she earned her Intermediate and Advanced Mat Certifications and continued her apparatus mentorship on the reformer, tower, and spine corrector.

In addition, she has continued to enhance her knowledge and skill set by taking advanced training in special cases including Power Pilates for orthopedic rehab, athletes, runners, seniors, and post-partum clients.

Jill is excited to offer Private Mat Pilates sessions at Breakthru Physical Therapy + Fitness. With her experience she can offer personalized, challenging training programs for first time beginners to seasoned athletes.


Pilates Pricing

Private Training 

Duration  Sessions Purchased  Cost 
30 min 1x / month $45.00
30 min  4x / month $170.00
30 min  8x / month $320.00
30 min  12x /month $460

“Duet” Series Semi-Private 

Duration  Sessions Purchased  Cost 
30 min 1x / month $40.00
30 min 4x / month $150
30 min 8x / month $280
30 min 12x /month $400

 

*** To ensure the health and safety of our clients and team members, “Duet” Semi-Private Training is specifically available to close friends and/or family members that are on an equivalent Pilates level.  

Exclusively offered at our Marlton location: 525 Route 73 S Suite 303

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NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY

Developing our physical strength along with mental confidence goes a long way to keeping our bodies healthy. So many of us overlook the rest we need and the healthy foods our bodies need to fuel our days. When we take a few moments to learn the best ways to care for ourselves, we often take better care of others, too.

So in honor of a healthier you, check out these 5 tips to help you celebrate your body, mind, and well-being––and get the journey to a stronger you started!

  1. Take time for yourself. If possible, find some quiet time away from any distractions. Do something you love to do, be it shopping, reading a good book, coffee with a good friend, or simply watching a favorite movie.
  2. Surround yourself with positivity. Find some positive quotes that speak to you and read them often. It’s amazing how a happy perspective can change your mood.
  3. Exercise. Sometimes it’s the last thing we want to do, but exercise truly has medicinal properties! Getting more exercise doesn’t have to be a hard-core sweat session. A brisk 15-30 minute walk a day is enough to improve cardiovascular health, mood, and sleep. Strengthening muscles is also important and can help with aches and pains or joint issues. If you haven’t exercised in a long time or have health issues, make sure to consult a doctor before beginning an exercise regimen.
  4. Eat well. Make sure you’re getting ample fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein while trying to limit processed food. Our bodies function so much better (and we feel better) when we feed it clean, healthy food!
  5. Practice mindfulness. There are plenty of free apps that offer guided meditation, inspirational quotes, soothing sounds, or breathing exercises. Find a few that work for you and use them! Some suggestions are the Mindful, HelloMind, Mindfulness, and Stress Relief apps.

5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

Do you know the top health threats for men? The most common causes of death for men in the U.S. are heart disease, stroke, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory disease. Although some of the risk factors for these health issues are hereditary, often times they arise over many years of poor health choices. Fortunately, there are several simple lifestyle choices men can take to reduce their risk for such conditions and take charge of their long-term health.

1. Don’t smoke. Smoking increases the risk for several types of cancer and respiratory disease. Even if you are a smoker, quitting will significantly reduce the negative impacts on your body and reduce your risk for disease.

2. Eat better. Even a few changes in an otherwise poor diet can help the body get the nutrients it needs to fight disease. Drinking more water, and choosing fresh produce, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats as often as possible help reduce the risk for certain cancers, heart disease, and stroke.

3. Get up and move. Breaking a sweat at least a few days a week is important for cardiovascular health, but even something as simple as standing and moving around can have health benefits. For every 20-30 minutes of sitting, stand up and move around for 3-5 minutes. Walk while talking on the phone and take the stairs instead of the elevator. Move as much as possible.

4. Chill out. Chronic stress can significantly contribute to risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Meditation, breathing exercises, and guided imagery are great, but even something as simple as listening to music or reading an inspirational quote can help calm the mind.

5. Get enough sleep. Sleep is vital to our bodies, but it tends to be the first thing people sacrifice in their busy schedules. Not only does adequate sleep help your body heal and rejuvenate, it will also help you be more productive in maintaining other healthy habits.

By incorporating a few simple changes into their daily lives, men can take control of their health and reduce their risks for common men’s health threats. For more information and resources on men’s health, visit www.cdc.gov and www.nih.gov.

5 Simple Habits to Help Improve Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign created to promote healthy eating and exercise habits. With the advent of spring, March is also a time of renewed energy and life, making it fitting that we use this month to reevaluate our eating habits and discover what changes we can make to improve our health.    

There are many ways in which we can optimize our nutrition choices such as choosing whole grains, eating more fresh fruit and vegetables, and substituting healthy fats for unhealthy saturated or trans-fats. But actually putting these into practice can be daunting, especially with busy schedules or simply not knowing what exactly constitutes a whole grain or healthy fat. Utilizing the internet for information or guidance doesn’t help much because of all the conflicting information and diet fads that make you think that you have to give up entire food groups to be healthy.

Fortunately, improving your nutritional health can be done by adopting just a few simple habits. Nutrition coach and exercise physiologist Dr. John Berardi suggests the following for maximizing your nutrition and working towards your health goals:

 

 

 

  1. Eat slowly and stop when you’re 80% full. Eating quickly causes us to eat more than we really need. It takes about 20 minutes for the stomach to tell the brain it’s full. When we eat quickly, we’re likely to eat far too much before our brain tells us we’re full.

 

2. Eat protein dense foods with each meal. In healthy individuals, a higher-protein diet is safe and promotes optimal health, body composition, and performance. Protein also helps with satiety, or the feeling of fullness, in between meals.

 

3. Eat vegetables with each meal. Veggies are loaded with vitamins and minerals as well as plant chemicals that reduce disease risk help the body function optimally. Plus, filling up on nutrition-packed vegetables will help prevent overeating less optimal starchy or refined carbohydrates. Build up to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables each day.

4. For fat loss, eat a majority of other carbohydrates after exercise. In other words, you’ve got to earn the higher-carbohydrate meals by exercising first. The trick, here, is focusing on unprocessed, high-fiber carbohydrates over refined or high-sugar carbohydrates. Limit or avoid sweetened drinks and sodas.

5. Eat healthy fats daily. The body needs dietary fat in order to function optimally. On average, about 30% of the diet should come from fat. Focus on adding healthy monounsaturated fats (extra virgin olive oil, some nuts, avocados) and polyunsaturated fats (some nuts, some vegetable oils, and fish oil supplements) to balance out fat intake.

 

Use the Superfoods Checklist to help you determine what are the best options for protein, carbohydrates, and fats. CLICK HERE.

One more habit I will add is to drink lots of water throughout the day, especially before, during, and after exercise! Invest in a good water bottle and carry it with you everywhere to help remind you to drink often.

Adopting these 5 habits over time can greatly improve your nutritional health, reach your weight-loss goals, and help you feel better too!  

Breakthru fitness coaches can help answer any questions you have about general nutrition and putting these habits into practice! Breakthru YOUR goals, schedule your FREE Fitness Screen with one of our Fitness Coaches today!  

Source: Berardi, John. (2013) The Essentials of Sport and Exercise Nutrition. Toronto, Canada: Precision Nutrition, Inc.