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Fit Body’s Four Pillars of a Great Workout

Wednesday June 28, 2017

When it comes to working out, there are plenty of ways gym-goers can go wrong…

Really, fitness isn’t about “pumping iron” or pushing yourself until your body gives out on you.

Fitness is about exercising the RIGHT way. Let’s break down the difference.

You need proper form, balanced nutrition, and the right pace to see results. Pretty standard stuff, right?

Well, it’s not always that simple. “Gymtimidation”, or even the desire to get results immediately, can make people practice sloppy form, eat too few calories, or overwork themselves…

Here’s the good news: Fit Body has invented a four-point strategy to help you get the most out of your workouts! Consider these the four “pillars” to remember if you want to lose weight and burn as much fat as you can.

A quick side note: These aren’t just suggestions to improve your workouts; they’re principles that Fit Body stands by and uses at each of its locations worldwide.

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Why Proper Form Is the Key to Your Safety and Success

Friday June 16, 2017

We’re honored to host another guest post from one of our awesome Fit Body Family members—Ryan Perez! Ryan talks about the importance of working out with the right form, including the dangers of bad form and the benefits of good form.

 

In the world of fitness, exercise form is among the most discussed topics you’ll find. For some, great form comes naturally, but to many, it takes practice, repetition and the mindset to never give up because you’ll eventually get it.

Form is so important for both injury prevention and our fitness journey progression, but the only time it’s usually brought up is when others give unsolicited advice. Why don’t we break the mold and dive into why form is crucial for fitness success!

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Lowering Your Risk of Injury

Thursday January 19, 2017

What most commonly derails people’s progress in getting fit and staying healthy?

Injuries.

For people who lead active lifestyles, suffering a debilitating injury – such as tearing a knee or breaking a finger – can be demotivating.

While no one can avoid all risk to injury, there are certainly steps you can take to limit your exposure to getting hurt. While many of these steps take extra effort, they’ll pay off in the long run when your body is still strong heading into your older years.

So let’s talk shop on reducing the chance of those pesky injuries and freeing yourself of any worries about your health.

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What You Need to Know About Hamstring Injuries

Thursday January 21, 2016

Any injury can take a huge toll on your exercise routine. That’s why it’s so important to know what injuries feel like and how to prevent them, otherwise your weight loss journey could be at risk. Today we’ll talk about hamstring injuries

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How to Work Out With an Injured Ankle

Wednesday January 06, 2016

You were out running, or you went ice-skating and forgot you have horrible balance. Whatever it is, you hurt your ankle and are now out for the count until that brace comes off.

What are you to do?

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Skip Leg Day

Tuesday December 08, 2015

You’ve heard the phrase, “don’t skip leg day!” Maybe a friend says it to you, or you see that one fitness guru down the street say it on Facebook.

But, why is leg day so important?

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