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SIP Exercise Recommendations

May 1, 2020

Feeling energetic, vital and balanced depends on your habits and routine in each of FiT’s 5 tenants of optimal health (eating strategy, sleep hygiene, stress management, exercise prescription and self care).  Not surprisingly, the strength of our immune system is tied to the balance and harmony of these aspects of our lifestyle as well.    The … Continue Reading

No Weights, No Problem

April 30, 2020

Resourceful, empowered and dedicated are words we are using to describe our clients, trainers and others who have chosen to prioritize their health and wellbeing  while they shelter in place.  With parks, beaches, and other venues for physical activity being restricted and limited exercise equipment on hand at home,  it can be hard to stay … Continue Reading

Your Regimen is Incomplete Without Recovery

January 23, 2020

Contributed by: Katie DeAngelis There is a lot that we consider when programming for optimal health –  For example, which mobility exercises are needed to improve flexibility and function? Can compound movements utilizing multiple muscle groups be incorporated to increase functional strength? What accessory movements will build the strength required to perform more complex movements?  … Continue Reading

What Types of Exercise Are Best for Weight Loss?

January 11, 2020

Exercise is a Contributor To Weight Loss, Not a Primary Driver Regular exercise is a critical component of health optimization, however, contrary to what pop culture would have you think, losing fat is not a two-factor equation.  Activity alone accounts for only about 8% of fat loss while shifting your body composition, and still, for … Continue Reading

Move more, feel better

September 2, 2019

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, 56% use … Continue Reading

Exercise and Stress Management

August 12, 2019

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