The 7 Assessments of a Functional Movement Screen

The first installment regarding functional movement exercises espoused some benefits of this type of fitness training. In this installment, the focus will be on how the 7 assessments of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) can help you figure out where to begin. Continue reading The 7 Assessments of a Functional Movement Screen

How to Restart a Workout Routine After a Long Break

It’s never too late to kick it back into gear and start working out again after a break, no matter how long the break was. Here are 5 simple steps to restart and ease your way back into it. Continue reading How to Restart a Workout Routine After a Long Break

7 Classes That Will Give You a Total Body Workout

When you’re crunched for time but still want to sneak in a total body workout, Elite offers several classes that will do just that. Get the most bang for your buck, so to speak, by working your total body in 60 minutes or less.

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Action Changes Things

I began writing this as I wait for a client who I surmise is not going to show for the appointment, today, since the appointment was to begin 15 minutes ago. I’m certain when the appointment was made, there was every intention to come in and do the work. The intention to exercise, however, is not enough to make a difference, as many of you have realized. So today, I’ll be talking about action. You moving. You working out. You following your plan. You taking responsibility for your health. Because I’m here, ready to work. Where are you? Continue reading Action Changes Things

30 Songs to Get You Moving This Summer

Music and fitness go together like peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, or whichever other analogy you prefer. But why is music empowering and why does it make us keep moving? It is an empowering medium which can evoke a set of emotions unlike anything else — the rush of endorphins penetrating your central nervous system, giving you that “runner’s high”. Analogously, the release of dopamine when listening to music you like. These situations motivate us to power through our workout routines. Having trouble finding motivating music? Here are thirty songs to get you moving and motivated this summer.  Continue reading 30 Songs to Get You Moving This Summer