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.
Reflections of a 15-year Breast Cancer Survivor 15 years ago next month I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29. I was a couple of months out from finishing my first (and only) Ironman and due to be married a few months later. Over the course of the next 6 months, I … Continue Reading
Menopause Doesn’t Have to be Miserable Menopause is something that all women experience but is seldom a topic of discussion over coffee with friends. And little is offered by the medical profession to help us manage or even flourish during this period of our lives, which can last from our mid-forties to our sixties. For … Continue Reading
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
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
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