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Jonathan’s Journey towards Optimized Health

January 28, 2020

For years, the discussion around FiT has centered on how we can best serve our clients and community.  Thom and I would hear frequently from our team that they were doing everything they could for their clients but felt frustrated that they couldn’t do more – ‘We only see them 2 to 3 hours a … 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

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

Treat Yourself – Get Some Sleep

August 11, 2019

You have probably heard by now that sleep is good and not sleeping not so much. Regular quality sleep for sufficient duration leads to improve emotional, mental and physical health, higher performance, better memory, etc. Just one week of insufficient sleep, on the other hand, affects decision making, increases likelihood of depression and anxiety, and … Continue Reading

Health is Everything

August 2, 2019

Getting Older Isn’t Supposed to Hurt   It’s generally accepted that health declines as we age. At around 40 or 50, the wheels start coming off the bus as our doctors start prescribing medicine to control cholesterol, to lower our blood pressure or starts mentioning concerns about things like blood sugar and body weight.  We … Continue Reading