Actualize “Beat the Holidays” Member Challenge

Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s feasts & toasts are afoot! Actualize Fitness Members, why wait to 2022 to “get real” about pursuing your health and fitness goals? Don’t put your purposes and potential on the back-burner during the holiday season, take a pre-emptive strike with the Actualize “Beat the Holidays” Member Challenge and win cash …

10% Off Sale! Vuori Women’s Daily Leggings & Joggers

Daily Leggings A brand-new perspective on leggings, the Daily Leggings are pulling out all the stops. Featuring a high waist, drawstring tie, an upgraded no-slip fit, 7/8 length and cuffed ankles, there’s no mistake in the name—you’ll want to wear these daily. Regular Price: $84 (tax not included) 10% Off:  $75.60 (tax not included). Savings …

Myth Busting 101 – Myth #4: “No Carbs After Dark”

“Don’t eat carbs after dark.” You’ve probably heard this before, but is it true? Let’s dive in! The idea behind the statement above goes something like this. “If I eat carbs at night it will cause weight/fat gain or deter my weight/fat loss progress. Eating  too close to my bedtime disallows me to use the …

Myth Busting 101 – Myth #3: “More is always better”

Many fitness enthusiasts have fallen victim to the vicious cycle of more reps, more weight, more intensity, more volume, and more hours at the gym to gain a desired outcome of strength or body composition. When is it too much? How much are you really getting out of your second training session of the day? …

Myth Busting 101 – Myth #2: “When in doubt, stretch it out”

“Flexibility has been researched for over 100 years. It’s track record is unimpressive, particularly when viewed in light of other components of physical fitness. Flexibility lacks predictive and concurrent validity value with meaningful health and performance outcomes. Consequently, it should be retired as a major component of fitness.” (Nuzzo, 2020) What is classified as “stretching”? …

Not All Protein Supplements Are Created Equally

When searching for a premier nutrition and supplement company to equip the youth and adults athletes at Actualize, we decided only the best will do. We are stoked to be the only carrier of 1st Phorm products in Wenatchee! Actualize Sports & Fitness carries the premier protein line from 1st Phorm: * Level 1 – …

Vuori has come to Wenatchee!

Actualize Sport & Fitness is your only source for Vuori clothing in North Central Washington. If you have not encountered Vuori at Nordstroms or online, you are missing out! “Vuori makes premium performance apparel inspired by the active Coastal California lifestyle; an integration of fitness, surf, sport, and art. Breaking down the boundaries of traditional …

Myth Busting 101 – Myth #1: Resistance Training Is Dangerous

A large percentage of the population have fallen victim to the belief that resistance training is dangerous. If you take time to read clinical studies, learn fundamental movement patterns and progressively overload those said movement patterns, lifting isn’t only safe, it provides numerous benefits. Unfortunately, common misconceptions have taken the form of uneducated myths and …

Congratulations Max Yount, Actualize Sports Athlete of the Month!

Congratulations to Max Yount, Actualize Sports Athlete of the Month! Max is a Junior in High School who participates in the Running Start program at Wenatchee Valley College where his scholastics have earned him recognition on the President’s List for a 4.0 GPA. For many years Max’s primary sport has been Tennis. Within the last …