Fitness Goal & Commitment Level Flow Charts: (time is based on % of time during a 90 minute workout session) Chart Definitions: Goals: The list below represents common fitness goals. Some are closely related and will have many similarities, and yet still have some differences. The F.I.T. information is based on very general guidelines for healthy […]
Part II: Know your goals I. General Health A. Represents prevention of some common, or hereditary health risk factors such as: Dying prematurely Dying from heart disease Developing diabetes Developing high blood pressure Developing colon cancer Reduces feelings of depression and anxiety B. Represents the desire to improve health in the following ways: Control weight. Build […]
Part I. First take a look at what you have been doing the past three months and slowly integrate the following principles in discovering what is the next step in your fitness lifestyle. Frequency: This is the number of days each week you exercise. Intensity: This is how hard you exercise. It can be based on your […]
What is your vision for health and fitness? Is it sharp and in focus? Do you have one at all? It is this single vision that will empower you to achieve it and make an incredible difference in your life. Keep reading and I’ll show you how. My own vision for my health and fitness […]
Do you ever feel like you are tipping the scale in more ways than one? Overwhelmed? Too much work and social obligation, and then before you know it, you’re heading in a downwards spiral of inconsistent exercise and eating poorly? Read on, and I’ll show you how to make it all work in your life. […]
By Adam Friedman, CSCS, CN, CMT Founder of Advanced Athletics Whatever your fitness goals, be confident that you can accomplish them over time with consistency and a solid game plan. “Taking it one day at a time sometimes seems like just a cliché. But it is a mind-set that really works because it allows […]
Living an active lifestyle is what our bodies crave, as we are designed to move freely and dynamically. Along with exercise, it is important to have a balance of nutrition, supplementation, and sleep. These simple steps below are a part of nurturing yourself to have optimal health and vitality. One of the most productive and […]
Whether you are just getting started on an exercise program, or a seasoned veteran of a fitness regime, centering your routine on your core is imperitive to improved performance and longevity. In general terms, the core is defined as being central to the existance of something, so why wouldn’t we put the most emphasis on the core musculature of our body? It literally dictates our physical potential for functional movement, strength, and athleticsm. The core can also be the root cause of general low back pain, musculoskeletal imbalance (poor posture, movement dysfunction (coordination), and even certain injuries through out the enitre body.