What does it mean to be “optimally” fit? Usually, only people who have undergone significant endurance training can be considered optimally fit. Optimal fitness is the top tier, several steps above “above average” fitness; it separates the typical athletes from the elite class at the gym/court, on the track/field, or in the ring/cage.
By now we've all heard the studies: sitting is killing us. 45% of women and 37% of men spend less than 30 minutes per day on their feet while at work. Out of all the people who responded to a British survey about the matter, 80% of people thought that they sat too much. So, you probably know the risks of being sedentary: hypertension, diabetes, weight gain, some cancers. Even knowing the risks, it turns out, doesn't make most people get up and move.
Very straightforward, practical, minimalist workout - which is expected from the progressive calisthenics approach. He quickly touches on the important points, including warming up the mind and body, generating tension, and such. Great and to the point video - check it out! https://youtu.be/MNauLfcPEtw
Hot of the press!!! I knew it! Late last year, the North American Menopause Society published a position statement that did not recommend exercise to offset symptoms of menopause because the research was “insufficient or inconclusive.”
I always try to keep up with the latest knowledge available to fitness professionals. This past week, I traveled across the country to upgrade my knowledge and check out the cutting edge of golf fitness.
I visited golf's premiere trade show, the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida. While I was there, I attended a TPI fitness professional certification class in order to keep my knowledge fresh.
I'm sure you've heard the saying.......results are 70% what you eat and 30% exercise (or some variation of this). Well, I'm here to tell you that this is NOT true....I'm not sure where this math came from....but results are 100% dedication to BOTH what you eat and what you do!