An important component of long term health and lifelong vitality, exercise enhances strength, cardiovascular and respiratory fitness, mobility and bone density to name a few of the benefits. Ground based, multi-joint exercises form the foundation of a functional approach to strength training. Evidence-based, scientifically founded exercise prescription is a founding principle at FiT. Read the research for yourself in the information contained here.
SETTING SMART GOALS
Setting goals is key to motivation and adherence to any new undertaking. SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable Realistic, & Time Sensitive) is an effective method for developing the right goal for successful adoption of new behaviors.
The Olympic Lifts are utilized at FIT for athletic enhancement as well as improvement in activities of daily living. The guides explain the skills of each lift and their carry over to athletic and life skills.
Multiple Stress Types In our world of constant communication, stress levels quickly go from zero to 100 with a simple reading of a text or e-mail. This response begins in the brain and then extends into the body. Consider that some types of stress can be good, eustress, and includes such things as an upcoming … Continue Reading
Have you ever wondered how you could lose weight without eating healthier or working out? Have you ever thought about trying to lose weight and decided it wasn’t worth it because of all you would have to give up and how uncomfortable it would be? Well, good news. If you want to lose weight and … Continue Reading
The more we move, the better we feel – moving not only contributes to better physical health, but also a healthy mind and soul. As we’ve heard in recent news, sitting is the new smoking – 86% of full time American workers surveyed spend their day sitting and when they do get up, … Continue Reading
Sitting has become one of the things we do most in the day. Wake up, sit for breakfast, drive in the car to work to then sit in your office for hours upon end, to then go to lunch, dinner then lay down for sleep. Excessive sitting is linked to negative metabolic and cardiovascular … Continue Reading
3,2,1..GO! You start your workout feeling good but suddenly realize that you haven’t recovered from your workout 3 days ago..legs still feel really sore from the squats, starting to feel sluggish and that kettlebell weight you used last week with ease is feeling like 1,000 pounds..fatigue has set in. Fatigue is caused by a lack … Continue Reading
Imagine, 10 minutes of no buzzing phone, no place to be and nothing to do besides sit peacefully with yourself. Sounds out of this world, right? With just the click of a button you can have it all. Headspace is a mindfulness meditation app that has offered millions of people a peaceful moment to themselves … Continue Reading