Focused Individual Trainers Menu

Learn

Knowledge is Power

RECENT POSTS

An Intentional Self-Care Plan Impacts Health and Wellbeing

July 16, 2018

Optimizing Health: The Importance of Self-Care.   The All Too Typical Day It’s hard to imagine packing more into your already busy day.  You already have plenty to tackle in the office, from meetings, to project deadlines, to reaching out to clients.  At home, it’s no different, with child care and running a business from … Continue Reading

What Types of Exercise Are Best for Weight Loss?

July 11, 2018

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

Exercise and Stress Management

June 12, 2018

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

Prevent Injuries by Getting Better Sleep

June 4, 2018

Sports or exercise injuries can set you back for days or even weeks at a time. Injury prevention relies on proper training and form, but a big part of prevention starts with getting a good night’s rest. The average adult needs a solid seven to eight hours of sleep to keep both mind and body … Continue Reading

Optimizing Health: The Importance of Self Care

February 12, 2018

It’s hard to imagine packing more into your already busy day.  You already have plenty to tackle in the office, from meetings, to project deadlines, to reaching out to clients.  At home it’s no different, with taking care of the kids while taking care of business from your mobile phone.  Your closest friends are the … Continue Reading

The Role of a Predominantly Plant Based Eating Strategy in Optimizing Health

February 1, 2018

Eating strategies that incorporate an emphasis on vegetable consumption have been getting more and more attention – ie. paleo, keto, vegetarianism and veganism in the news.  This has led to increased availability of plant based substitutes for more traditional ingredients (pasta and rice for example) making it easier than ever to adopt a way of … Continue Reading