Body awareness is something that many of us lose touch with in our current lifestyles, but it can be a great source of healing if we regain this connection. Listen in as our resident acupuncturist and Thai Chi instructor, Ken Lau, explains the ways in which body awareness can help you understand what your body needs, allowing you to tune into, rather than tuning out, the signals your body may be sending you. Learn some practical methods and tools that can help you become more aware of your body and the messages it is sending you. This is an essential part of achieving long-term health.
What’s the surprising advice that you get from 25 year training veteran, Pete D’Epiro? Keep it Simple! Making progress in your fitness does not have to be complicated, in fact making it complicated will only hold you back. Make sure your training program is specific to your needs, create very simple to follow circuits that you can do anywhere, and avoid getting overwhelmed by too many options in the gym. By keeping your program simple, you are ensuring that you will find less excuses and have more success. Listen in as Pete gives some sage nuggets of wisdom to help you meet whatever fitness goal you have!
There isn’t anything much more important to our physical function than maintaining the health of our joints as we age. Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) is a new methodology of movement, with the goal of maintaining the mobility and health of our joints. Its much more than just passive flexibility, as true mobility means that we are able to control our full range of motion. Listen in to learn more about Functional Range Conditioning and what you can do to ensure the long-term health of your joints!
Want to learn more? Come to our FRC workshop on June 17th from 2-5pm at Evolution Trainers!
In this episode Matt Brockhaus talks about some lesser known benefits of sleep that might have you re-evaluate how much sleep you are getting! Most people have a hard time immediately adding more time in their schedule for sleep, so the first step is to improve the quality of the sleep you are actually getting. Matt gives some great practical tips to get you started. Once you realize the true value of sleep, and how it impacts and improves all areas of your life, then you can start looking at your weekly schedule so that you can make the time for the 7-9 hours of sleep that is truly ideal for our health, relationships, mental clarity and fitness.
Using fitness to reach an aesthetic goal has been the reason many people turn to exercise. The problem is, that with this goal in mind you may actually be approaching your fitness program in ways that are harmful to your health! Days off may sound scary or be counter-intuitive to your goals, but in this episode Alyssa talks about why they are so critical to your overall health. In a culture that typically says that doing more is better, we explore the concept of “the minimum effective dose” of exercise, which is actually much healthier for your body, better for longevity and can free up your time to focus on other important areas in your life.
GMB Bodyweight training has been gaining popularity in the training community over the past few years. Listen in as our handstand and bodyweight training expert, Rose Calucchia, explains the benefits of GMB bodyweight training and how it differs from traditional strength training. Learn how having a greater emphasis on flexibility and motor control can fill in the gaps in our body’s ability so we can prevent injuries, increase performance and have fun in our bodies again!
The way you live your days, is the way you live your life! This is definitely true when it comes to your fitness. Overwhelmed with what is on your plate and struggle to know how to fit fitness in? Listen to this fast-paced podcast and get some practical tips and tricks to managing your time that will have a real impact on your health and fitness. Take away 1 or 2 simple, realistic and effective tips to getting you on the right track to managing your time and prioritizing your health!
Sean Arnold talks about the surprising benefit his clients have gotten from learning the skill of boxing. Sean’s unique approach makes boxing accessible to anyone (even if you have never put gloves on before and don’t plan on hitting anyone!), and how focusing on proper technique is the best way to prevent injury. Listen in to learn about the unique benefits of boxing and find out if you are the right kind of person to give it a try!Download the Podcast
On today’s episode I speak with Marc Santos, expert in creating sustainable change, on what is really involved in the process of creating change. It goes beyond giving clients great workout programs and meal plans, and is really about clients having a good support system and ultimately changing their beliefs. Listen in for more great nuggets in this 20 minute podcast.