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.
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
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
Here at FIT, we are always encouraging clients to set goals to work towards. In the busy world that we all live in, however, these goals are unfortunately often undermined by “life events” and other time constraints that derail us. It’s amazing though, that sometimes these life events are just what we need to help … Continue Reading
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