After starting work with Life Time Fitness in January of this year, I found out so many new ways of training not only myself, but my clients. But probably the most important thing I discovered was heart rate training and metabolic testing. I found out how many calories I need to accomplish my goal by completing the calorie point test, which I must say, was quite a bit more than I was taking in at the time :) Plus once I completed my cardio point test and found out where my most effcient fat buring zones were, I discovered why I needed some many calories. It is true w
I was speaking with potential clients that had asked if I was a nutritionalist. This question was for information they were seeking to confirm their own perceptions about nutrition. Unfortunity the basis for their inquirey was founded on a prior conversation with a co-acquantence about supplementation. Therefore, I only communicated having a general knowledge of nutrition and my professional certification was in personal training. However, the question still was put on table. This question was, what nutrition or diet will help get you ripped?
Thanks to all of you and your very generous donations, I raised just under $900 for my first Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This was an amazing and meaningful event, and if you haven't been to one I suggest you check one out.... they have them all over the world.
Since adding Kettlebell classes to my schedule, I have observed long time clients getting even stronger and even more fit.The combination of Pilates training, which teaches technique and control, and Kettlebell is showing amazing results! Pilates students entering the Kettlebell classes already understand the importance of breath and core stability. So fun to watch!!
So as April comes to a close I have just one more of the gazillion reasons to "be a fool for fitness" to share with you. Here it is....."Studies show that people who exercise have better memories, better reaction times and a better level of concentration." Do you realize what that means for you and me? It means fewer forgotten names, b-days and anniversaries.
REST!!! I can't stress enough how important REST is. REST = HEALING TIME...& True REST comes from our Father in Heaven! Matthew 11:28"Come unto me, all you that labour & are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."