Blogs about Fitness Assessment

How Executive Physical Exams Can Protect Your Top Talent

More than a third of Fortune 500 companies offered executive physicals to their C-suite in 2013. This premium health care offering is growing even as companies cut other executive benefits across the board. Busy entrepreneurs, too, are increasingly recognizing the value of putting their own health first and investing in the executive physical experience. In the age of business class downgrades, why is the VIP physical growing?

The Top 4 Travel Destinations for Fitness Enthusiasts

While there’s something to be said for relaxing underneath a poolside cabana with a frozen drink in your hand, isn’t a lazy vacation a bit overrated? For fitness enthusiasts everywhere, dream vacations don’t happen poolside. They take place in exotic locations with scenic hiking trails, rigorous cycling routes, and breathtaking views. If that sounds like your idea of vacation, you’ll want to check out the following destinations. 

Sleep (2 of 5)- how much do I really need?

So much for September. Hello Halloween. Although it is a goal of mine to write more often, I only do when I am inspired AND make the time (aka make it a priority). Truth quote: "there are no excuses OR reasons, only priorities." Food for thought: will power doesn't exist and behavior change is accomplished when you believe that your efforts are worth it (aka belief leads to change).  

Pole Fitness Is Not Just for Strippers!

When Your Client Gets Hurt: How Personal Trainers Can Help

Modifications: An Approach to Individualizing Them for Yoga and Fitness

When we think of modifications it is often from a specific point of view.... “I have something going on that makes my usual practice/workout painful or inaccessible, so how do I work around it”. When a trainer or instructor first learns how to teach or train they generally will learn about common conditions and how they effect the body, and specific ways to 'modify' to those conditions. This is all very helpful. 

BODY FAT TESTING DAY (QUARTERLY CHECK UP)

XTREME FITNESS MAKEOVER -Day 4 - Kick Butt and Take NAMES!

The title of this blog adequately describes what happened the first session of week 2. The participants are in this program to improve their fitness levels, body comps and lifestyle. All the while having individual goals in a group environment. Okay- So what the heck happened last night?!?!  A few words come to mind; loaded for bear and challenge me with a butt kickin!  The workout was absolutely owned by each and every one of them!!!

Sport Specific?

When designing your training program, I suggest sitting back and analyzing WHY you are training? This is important as it should dictate HOW you train. The obvious example is for someone training for a marathon.

XTREME Session #1 is history

Although this was our first session these women were impressive. Following body comps and introductions the majoritiy participated in an Intro To Kettlebell Session. Doing so prepared them  for what's coming down the pipe.  The others rocked a water rower/kettlebell circuit.  Each group is assigned a trainer.  A portion of the training session is set for the group to discuss that days lession. FB groups allow us to break out with our coaching for some individual team coaching.  It hasn't happened yet but I suspect a bit of team competition is in our future.