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The One on One Fitness Blog

Stay Focused for Summer

It is easy to put your health and fitness on the back burner while spending more time on other summertime activities but discussing potential roadblocks and establishing strategies will help maintain your training focus for summer.

Squatting

While there are many squat varieties, sticking to the above parameters will keep you safe and ensure you are getting the most out of every rep!

The Prize Club: Meeting 3 Recap

This week’s meeting topic focused on “what” to eat. Although concepts like creating a powerful prize, practicing the Core Beliefs, and mindful eating are the cornerstones of The Prize Club, it is important to be able to distinguish good food choices from bad.

Drink Fewer Calories

For those interested in losing weight and improving body composition, high calorie beverages are often overlooked and can sabotage an otherwise well executed weight loss strategy.

Making Fitness Fun

Even if enjoyment isn’t our main reason to exercise, who says we can’t make our workouts more fun? Here are a few strategies everyone can use to make training more enjoyable.

Sleep

Sleep allows the body to safely ‘shutdown’ at night, restoring energy and affording the brain time to consolidate important experiences and memories. It also plays a large role in helping us recover from training sessions. Unfortunately, sleep is often viewed as expendable.

Gardening

The sudden transition to springtime yard work can lead to aches, soreness, or even injury, but if you know how to help your body adjust to the physical demands of working outdoors, gardening can be an enjoyable, even therapeutic, activity.

Lat Pulldowns

In addition to strengthening several muscles of the upper body, they also play a key role in improving posture and spinal stabilization. This week’s focus point will discuss the value of lat pulldowns and teach you how to perform them correctly.