The One on One Fitness Blog
Functional Fitness: Rowing
Whether to open/close doors, get the lawn mower started, or bring our grandchildren in for a hug, rowing is necessary for our activities of daily living.
Functional Fitness: Safe & Effective Rotation
Knowing how to rotate properly is critical to ensuring healthy, effective movement both in and out of the gym.
Functional Fitness: Deadlifts
Including deadlifts in your fitness program can help strengthen other exercises performed in the gym and help you achieve a variety of workout goals.
Functional Fitness: Squatting
Whether you’re exercising at One on One or going about your activities of daily living, you do a lot of squatting! Know how to do it right.
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 (i.e. yard work, vacations, kids’ activities, etc.). For this week’s Focus Point, we are going to discuss potential roadblocks and establish strategies to help maintain your training focus for summer.
One on One’s Longevity Series: Superfoods
Superfoods have high concentrations of essential nutrients and antioxidants that are proven to help prevent disease and improve overall health and longevity.
One on One’s Longevity Series: Corrective Exercise
An intelligently designed fitness program addresses more than just strength and stamina; corrective exercise is necessary for addressing dysfunction and training authentic functional movement.
One on One’s Longevity Series: Sleep
For this week and going forward, enjoy the benefits of getting seven to eight hours of restful sleep each night by making these behavioral changes. You will be glad you did!
One on One’s Longevity Series: Sitting… Get Up and Move!
What do we do when we’re awake and not exercising? Mostly, we sit. Even if you feel like an active person, chances are that sitting takes up a large portion of your time.
Meal Prep for Beginners
Meal prep does not have to be overwhelming or take hours of our time. Rather, it can be an efficient way to help maintain a healthy diet, as well as reduce the stress that often surrounds cooking.
Nutrition for Performance
No matter your goals, consuming the right nutrients at the right times is key to replenishing and rebuilding your muscles.
While snacking on foods that are calorie dense and have low nutritional value (chips, cookies, pretzels, etc.) is generally not recommended, intelligent snacking between meals can play an important role in a healthy diet.
Training While Traveling
With Spring Break in full swing, now is a good time to consider your fitness goals and make plans to maintain your exercise frequency. Regardless of your location or situation, you must have the “tools” to train yourself effectively.
Back to Basics: Gratitude vs Deprivation
Successfully meeting our health/fitness objectives requires changing our perspectives, thus creating a “new normal”. This week we will share two more Core Beliefs, “Gratitude vs. Deprivation” and “Acceptance.”
Back to Basics: We Always Have Choices
When we develop and practice this paradigm shift, the “in the moment” decisions we make all day long will be consistent with what is truly important to us…being healthy and happy.
Back to Basics: One on One’s Blueprint for Success
The Blueprint for Success is a powerful tool that defines what we want to accomplish (our goals) and the action required to accomplish these goals.
Back to Basics: Healthy and Happy
Over the next four weeks, we are going back to basics by focusing on “why” we desire to exercise and eat right, as well as how to develop an action plan and overcome roadblocks.
Back to Basics: The Last 3 Reps
Focus on making the last three reps of every exercise look like the first three to maximize your training efforts!
Back to Basics: Limit “Leaks” When Strength Training
When it comes to "leaks" in your strength training form, easier does not mean better!
Back to Basics: Set-up and Endpoints
Exercising with poor form will, at best, feed dysfunctional movement and, at worst, lead to injury.
Strategies to Succeed: Communication
Poor communication inevitably causes problems and stress that, unlike many of the other “curveballs” life throws at us, are totally preventable.
Strategies to Succeed: Time Management
When it comes to time management, prioritization is the number one issue to consider and is important on multiple levels.
Strategies to Succeed: Inventory Taking
Inventory taking is nothing more than taking a formal examination of our efforts and habits in all areas of our lives (relationships, career, health, etc.). It is a proactive process that helps us identify if we are on track to attain our goals, or are coming up a little short.
Strategies to Succeed: Connecting the Short Term with the Long Term
Our daily decisions and behaviors are the vehicle through which we achieve our much larger objectives.