Posts Categorized: Fitness Blog

The 6 Key Principles of a Successful Fitness Plan

Starting a new lifting program can be a daunting task, and hitting a plateau after a year or two of working out can be frustrating. If you’re facing either of these situations, make sure that you are considering each of these principles that guarantee your success in the weight room.   Progressive Overload – If… Read more »

Why Is Conditioning Better Than Cardio?

As the cardio deck fills up in preparation for warmer weather, I feel that I should take the opportunity to share some ideas related to cardiovascular fitness and fat loss. We all want to look and feel our best, but sometimes we just can’t seem to find the time to stick to a plan. Although… Read more »

Want to Learn How to Nail a Headstand or Inversion?

If you’ve always wanted to perfect one of those impressive yoga headstands (also known as sirsasanas), then we have a class for you! Six Week to Sirsasana 6 weeks MP2, 4:30-5:30pm Wednesdays February 1st – March 8th $50 per participant     This class is designed for intermediate yogis looking to improve their arm balance… Read more »

BODYPUMP 100 Launch – Free Event 1/28/17

Come join the excitement at the BODYPUMP 100 Launch Event for FREE! Our instructors will be rolling out the newest release of the original barbell class. January 28th at 10am in Multi-Purpose Room #1

BattleFrog 2016

Back in March 2016, I had the rare privilege of tagging along with four Horned Frogs on a flight to Atlanta, where they represented Texas Christian University on a national athletic stage. I know that “BattleFrog” sounds like an event tailor-made for TCU students, but it was much bigger than that. Even though we had done our… Read more »

Beginner Cycling

Don’t be intimidated by cycling classes!  This six-week beginning cycling class is intended for people who want to build up to attending a regular indoor cycling class.  Classes will be 30 minutes in length, including warm-up and cool-down.  The classes will start out easy and become progressively harder. By the end of the six-week term you will… Read more »

Are You Ready to Rumble?

Ready to Rumble is the first Specialty Class offered during the Fall 2015 semester. Each Specialty Class requires participants to sign up in advance so that everyone has a reserved spot and completes the class as a team.  Since the group of participants stays the same, the instructor is able to progress to more challenging skills and… Read more »

Weight Room Staff – Workout Playlist #1

Having trouble staying motivated in the weight room or during your cardio session? Then check out this playlist (compiled by members of our Weight Room Staff) to help you get those last few reps or break through that cardio wall!   Odesza (feat. Zyra) – Say My Name (Ally) Mumford and Sons – The Wolf… Read more »

Welcome to the Frog Fitness Blog Page

  We want to hear from YOU! Let us know what fitness & wellness topics interest you, or what questions you have about exercise, workouts, or motivation. Email Ryan Keller at r.keller@tcu.edu with questions and suggestions. We look forward to hearing from you soon!