6 Best Pre-Workout Foods

6 Best Pre-Workout Foods

Pre-workout foods are important because they provide you with the nutrients and fuel you need for a great workout. Here are 6 snack ideas to munch on before a workout: 1.Bananas Nature’s power bar is packed with potassium and carbohydrates! They are great for...
Prevent Back Pain

Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is a problem all of us can relate to.  Here are some simple ways to help ease the pain and even prevent back pain. Bridge on chair.  Lie on your back with your heels on a chair and your knees in alignment with your hips.  Place a yoga block or a pillow in...
Why Exercising is Good for the Heart

Why Exercising is Good for the Heart

Exercising is a great way to lower your risk of developing a heart disease.  Research has found that people who exercise in any way are less likely to develop a form of cardiac disease. When you are physically inactive you increase your risk. Physical activities like...
Metairie Member Testimonial

Metairie Member Testimonial

We love to see our members succeed! Here is what a member from our Metairie location had to say about how French Riviera Fitness and his trainer Priscilla changed his life: “I was 235, now I’m at 205. I feel confident again! I was getting so fat and lazy,...
Make Sure You Are Catching Your ZZZZZZs

Make Sure You Are Catching Your ZZZZZZs

Sleep is an extremely important component to your overall health. You put in long hours at the office, at the gym, with school, your kids/family, and all that hard work requires getting adequate rest, to take care of yourself. According to helpguide.org,  “while you...
Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training

Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training

Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training over Steady State Cardiovascular Training by Bryan Armand High intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, is a style of training that alternates between a series of high-intensity exercises and rest or relief periods....