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At Fortitude Health + Training, you know we always try to keep things fresh and exciting. That’s why it just makes sense that we started posting relevant  topics and recent news here on our blog for your enjoyment. Feel free to browse through the pages of posts in chronological order or use the links below to target those posts that interest you most.

 

Nine Steps to Fitness

Posted on September 26, 2017
Category: Awards & Media, Happenings, Wellness
Fortitude Health + Training co-owner Lisa Maria-Booth was recently interviewed by NH Magazine for their September 2017 issue's article How to Build a Better You. Lisa was showcased among five local health gurus who shared their tips on how to start on the path to self-improvement. Below is an excerpt:Co-owner and CEO Lisa Maria-Booth opened Fortitude five years ago with longtime collaborator Danielle Perreault. The downtown Manchester gym caught on fast, and soon, along with David

BEST OF NH 2017 COMMUNITY FITNESS CENTER

Posted on August 1, 2017
Category: Awards & Media
New Hampshire Magazine recently conducted their annual Best of NH survey to determine the best of the best across the granite state. Over 15,500 people cast a ballot this year, and we are excited to share that we were selected as the Best of NH 2017 Community Fitness Center!As if they award was not enough, check out this amazing write-up:Community Fitness Center: Fortitude and the related FortCycle (located all in one building) in Manchester are the

BARRE…IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK

Posted on April 14, 2017
Category: Wellness
You don't need ballet slippers or a tutu for this class! Yes, it is inspired by Ballet, Pilates, and Yoga but you don't need any type of dance background to attend! I love teaching this class and I have never taken a dance class in my life. My only dance experience is kicking my shoes off at a wedding :-)No experience necessary! With upbeat and fun music, Barre blends strength training, flexibility, cardio, and core conditioning.

ALL CORE ALL THE TIME

Posted on March 6, 2017
Category: Wellness
TRX can be a mysterious class for many newcomers to the Fort. A lot of people look at the straps and wonder how they work. Do they stretch? Do you hang from them like Cirque Du Soleil? How do you get your feet in there??After the first class the mystery will be gone and you will unlock a new door in your fitness life. TRX is truly the best modality I have used in 25+

THE BRADY EFFECT

Posted on February 14, 2017
Category: Wellness
Appropriately, my motivational quotes this week have turned inspirational quotes.  After all, who isn't inspired by Tom Brady?  Two of his more poignant:“I didn't come this far to come this far. I've still got further to go.”“You push your body to the limit but you have to train your body to deal with the limits”So, if we dig through the afterglow and its accompanying reverance, we ask whether Brady hit the genetic lottery? Or is

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Cycle, Strength & Stretch! FORTCYCLE’s bonus “on and off the bike” class. Fortitude Health and Training + FortCycle.together bring a true total workout. ...

Cycle, Strength & Stretch! FORTCYCLE’s bonus “on and off the bike” class. Fortitude Health and Training + FortCycle.together bring a true total workout.

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Our first CycleStrong small group personal training sessions sold out in two days. Love the format? Great cardio meets spot on, custom, personalized strength training all at a fantastic price point! Send your indications of interest and preferred times over to us at fortcycle@gmail.com. We would love to add more groups ...

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NH MAGAZINE AND NINE STEPS TO FITNESS

Fortitude’s Co-Owner Lisa Maria-Booth was interviewed for the September 2017 issue of NH Magazine to share her tips on How to Build Your Best You.
Click here to read her excerpt!

NH MAGAZINE NAMES FORT AND FORTCYCLE #1 FITNESS CENTER IN NH

In the recent Best of NH 2017 poll, our place was named the ‘Cheers of gyms – just trade the barstools for bikes.’ An incredible compliment to our philosophy, our instructors, and you! Click here to read our full write-up!

THE FORT WINS 3 BEST AWARDS FROM ALIST CITY VOTER NH!!!

With 9,136 votes cast this year with 2016 AList City Voter NH, Fortitude Health and Training won THREE BEST awards:

* Best Gym (22 nominees)
* Best Personal Trainers (13 nominees)
* Best Bootcamp (9 nominees)

Thank you!!!!


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603-493-4244 (Lisa)
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