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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.

OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING
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.

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

Lose Weight Without Eating Healthier or Working Out

November 14, 2016

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

Move more, feel better

September 2, 2016

    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

Help your mobility by doing this one thing daily.

August 8, 2016

  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