Blog Archives: Fitness and Vitality

Jordan demonstrates the core curl, position 1.

How to Use the Glute-Ham Developer

  While it may be well past harvest time outside, it is prime harvest season for equipment at Zum. We have new items sprouting up left and right, one of which I am particularly excited to talk with you all about. It’s what we call the GHD, which is an abbreviation for Glute-Ham Developer (or…

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Jordan Sahlberg

Jordan’s Outdoor and Climbing Resources

I absolutely love living in the Pacific Northwest!  I have been playing outside in the mountains for as long as I can remember.  I quickly went from hiking with my parents to climbing the volcanoes in college and volunteering with Bellingham mountain rescue.  Even with all the time of spent in the high places of…

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Everett Lightcap

Halloween Music for Your Workout!

  Everett Lightcap It’s that time of year again when the leaves turn a different color, and the weather cools in preparation for to that PNW wet cold to which we conform ourselves for the coming months. But before we get there, we have Halloween, a holiday which is both decorative and personal. Whereas for…

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ZUM Fitness has new equipment

New SportsArt Treadmills at ZŪM!

We’ve got four new treadmills at ZŪM, and they offer some fun features to help you get the most of your workout and enjoy the process. Functionality These treadmills have a smooth, powerful ride and offer 15% incline as well as 3% decline. They feature a touch screen interface. The touch screen interface comes equipped…

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Train What You Can’t See

Train What You Can’t See

We’re a forward moving species. The anterior (front) part of our body does the most work, but that’s because we trained it that way. Joints take a beating when muscles are compensating. Muscles are compensating when they’re doing too much work. Because we can see our chest, abs, quads, biceps and shoulders, those areas get…

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Technogym SkillMill now at ZUM Fitness

Introduction to the Skillmill

Chances are you have probably noticed that we have a new piece of equipment in the gym. We recently added a Skillmill treadmill to our quiver and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Treadmills are a great way to get in a run when the weather is bad or you’re short on time. Now,…

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Finding time to workout can be a challenge

Incorporating workouts into your daily routine

When it comes to working out, most of us have the best intentions of knowing that it’s good for our mind and body; however, we’ve all been there before: life gets unexpectedly busy on top of the already busy preexisted schedule, and all of your workout time goes down the drain with that one email…

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Position #1

Why the Pallof Press Beats Sit-Ups for a Strong Core

It’s safe to say we all strive for a stronger core, and the first exercise most people think of for those proverbial “abs of steel” are sit-ups or their more modern cousin, the crunch. Well, think again, because studies have exposed sit-ups as hazardous to your back–so much so that the U.S. military doesn’t even…

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Erik Ciccarelli

ZUM U – Training for Fat Loss with Erik Ciccarelli

Erik Ciccarelli, Private Personal Trainer and PICP III, USAW Coach at ZUM, discusses the complex topic of training and diet in regards to fat loss. As a part of the monthly ZUM U lecture series for ZUM Fitness members, Erik’s talk covers the following: There are 3 major areas to think about when your goal…

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ZUM Fitness in the heart of downtown Seattle

Treadmill Interval Workouts

  WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THESE TREADMILL INTERVAL WORKOUTS   Some days it just works better to do your walking on a treadmill.  Here are three different treadmill walking workouts to reinvigorate your energy, stimulate creative thinking, and boost your mood.   What is the chart at the bottom of this post? The…

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