How To Keep A Positive Mindset and Stay Productive During The Stay-At-Home Order

Are you struggling to stay positive amidst all of the fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus, it’s impact on your friends and family, and it’s impact on the economy?   I know I was at the start of this crisis.   I’ll admit that when all of this started and Govenor Wolf issued the stay-at-home […]

How to Enjoy an Energetic and Healthy Retirement

Enjoying an Energetic and Healthy Retirement   With life expectancy trending upward, preparing for a long and healthy retirement should be a top priority. Being the healthiest version of yourself will allow you to save money, help you enjoy your free time, and make those golden years truly sparkle. There are a lot of factors […]

How Mindset Affects Your Workout Results

How a Positive Mindset Positively Affects Your Workout The biggest roadblock standing in the way between you and a fitness program may be your own thinking! Mindset plays a key role in how you view yourself, your physical abilities and mindset affects your workout results! At Cause and Effects Fitness, our certified personal trainers take […]

How to Overcome the Top Three Weight Loss Myths

The desire to lose weight seems like a healthy goal, but it’s misguided. Your true goal should be better health and a fit lifestyle. Millions of folks strive to lose weight each year, especially when the new year is just around the corner. Along with an increase in ads pushing common weight loss myths, you’ll […]

The Importance of Setting Fitness Goals and How to Do It Right

The art of setting fitness goals rests in the motto, “focused and few.” Even the smallest achievements provide a sense of pride, happiness, and self-worth. Together, these become the inertia needed to continue setting new goals and your continued success in achieving them.

Psst… If No One Has Told You–You Are Worth It

Don’t Let The Feeling “I’m Not Worth It” Hold You Back by Coach Chad, Certified Personal Trainer, Health Coach, Behavior Change Specialist So, you’re not happy with the current state of your body and you’re thinking it’s time to do something.  It’s time to make some changes. As Jim Rohn says, “If you want things […]

Client Success Story–Achievement Unlocked for Miriam!

Big Congratulations to Miriam For Achieving One of Her Goals One of Miriam’s goals was to be able to do a pushup by her 67th birthday.  She struggled through the self-doubt that she would ever be able to do one, but persisted through her workouts with Coach Chad’s encouragement and guidance.  ​ Miriam was away […]


“I want to ‘tone up.’” This is one of the most common things we hear at the Un-Gym, our personal training studio in Lancaster, PA. “I don’t want to get ‘bulky,’ though,” is the inevitable follow-up. This is understandable–most people, especially women, don’t want to look like a hulking bodybuilder. They just want to look […]


When you make a New Year’s resolution, you’re setting yourself up to fail. It may sound strange coming from a personal trainer, but it’s true. According to a recent study by the University of Scranton, only 8 percent of Americans actually achieve their resolution. That means 92 percent of Americans fail to reach their resolutions every […]


This time of year brings out the good in communities. Everywhere you go, people are wishing one another happy holidays and a happy, healthy New Year. Why not actually give the gift of good health this year? Fitness never goes out of style. That’s why Cause and Effects Fitness offers three excellent ways to wish […]

Top 10 Healthy Living Apps for Your Smartphone

We recently compiled a list of our favorite healthy living apps you can use almost anywhere. From monitoring your nutrition intake to adding upbeat music to your daily routine all from your mobile device, maintaining your health has never been easier. Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker By: MyFitnessPal Platform: iOS, Android Price: Free (In-App Purchases Available) / Purchase […]

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