Whenever you think about nutrition in the United States, chances are you wonder why Americans consume so much food. When you read the government’s 2010 statistics, which show that one in every three Americans is obese, the seriousness of the problem is quite obvious.1 Dancers are generally not affected by this problem because of the frequency and intensity of the mere act of dancing. From a young age, you have studied and learned the details of form and technique - you've slowly developed a unique, personal style that helps you express your
Memorial Day is a day of reflection for me.I think about all those men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrific for our country, allowing us to live freely and make choices. Choices we often take for granted. We are very lucky for their service and what it brings to our lives.What does this have to do with your fitness? Those choices that we are granted, give us the opportunity to change our lives every single day.
Loop, swoop and pull or two rabbit ears? It’s something most of us do every day and something we have been doing since we started school. Every day as we get ready for our day, we put on our shoes and tie our laces. We all have this one habit in common, a habit that was taught so young, we never thought anything of it. There are many ways to complete the task; however, we all must secure our shoes. Now I am sure you are wondering why I am rambling on about different ways to tie our shoes, but I have a point. Most habits are acquired young.
In today's blog, we are talking about 7 questions to ask a Bethesda (or your respective city) personal trainer before becoming a client. You obviously want the best results possible from the personal trainer you choose, so it’s critical that you interview them with these questions:
I spent the past weekend learning the new Balanced Body Bodhi Suspension Training system and was amazed by what I experience. The word Bodhi is sanskrit for "to awaken". As a Pilates practicioner and instructor for more than a decade, I was surprised by how much the Bodhi system did awaken my core. Using the ropes to suspend the body activated the deepest muscles to stabilize the body while moving in and out of gravity.
More and more people are making the change from a sedentary, inactive lifestyle to one that involved regular exercise and a healthy diet. These changes are always positive and most people can do more to improve their daily health and fitness levels.
More and more people today are seeing the importance of a fitness routine in their daily lives. This realization is why the fitness industry is becoming so popular and growing so quickly today. However, even with all this new information, many people still do not know what it takes to have a truly healthy body.
Living “bodyrite” has become a common household phrase in the BodyRite community. My clients know that I am all about lifestyle and “walking the code” as I call it. I spend the majority of my speak time during training sessions with clients talking about nutrition, metabolism and wellness…for the long haul. Functional fitness is my passion, but it is the science of food that can heal people from within.
Although my title and profession is that of a personal trainer, I really consider myself more of an educator. Due to the conflicting information about health and weight loss, most clients that I meet are misinformed and confused about wellness. In order for weight loss to be permanent and life sustaining, it’s essential to start making connections between our health and daily food choices. Everything that we ingest has a direct cause and effect.