2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill” – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

2019 APTA Federal Advocacy Forum – “Day on the Hill” Colorado members at the Forum representing and advocating for the #ChoosePT campaign. Last week,  the APTA Federal Forum in Washington D.C. took place to advocate for important topics to physical therapists. The Forum brought together APTA members, speakers from the field, and stakeholders on the discussion of regulatory affairs and federal priorities that impact the physical therapy profession and its patients, as well as on learning about new information that comes with a…

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What’s a Pilates Apprentice & Why You Should Snag Sessions With Them While You Can – Pilates Fitness Article

What’s a Pilates Apprentice & Why You Should Snag Sessions With Them While You Can Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was Joseph Pilates’ method! So why should it be taught in a day or a weekend course?  At The Pilates Project we believe in teaching Pilates as it was created. We teach the Pilates legacy through Alycea Ungaro’s REAL Pilates teacher training program. All of our Pilates apprentices undertake a 600 comprehensive training course. During the 30…

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My Shark Tank Experience – Pole Dancing Classes Melbourne – Pole Dance Fitness Article

My Shark Tank Experience – Pole Dancing Classes Melbourne Wearing your heart on your sleeve in front of five self-made multi-millionaires on Shark Tank is no easy feat and, when I look back now at the road that led me here, I am overwhelmed with awe and gratitude. It was only a few years ago that I was giving pole lessons out of a humble two-pole studio in my parent’s garage and now here I was, doing a nation-wide business…

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A Q&A With Jeff the Runner – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

A Q&A With Jeff the Runner Calling all running fans! We’re pleased to present a Q&A with Jeff Barton, AKA Jeff the Runner, who – for lack of a better word – runs a website that offers “advice and stories from the intersection of running and life.”One of the main things Jeff focuses on with his website is how running can help clear the mind and provide an escape from the stresses of everyday life, as well as how it…

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How To Get On and Off The Floor – Pilates Fitness Article

How To Get On and Off The Floor Does the idea of being on the floor give you cause for concern? This subject has been coming up a lot over the last few months. Barring an injury, most people should be able to get down onto the floor and back up without needing someone else to help. Often, as we age, we lose some mobility and this is a big one for me. I have heard many times, “Why would…

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Yogi’s Shoulders – Workout Fitness Article

This everyday shoulder sequence is a great way to help increase flexibility and release built-up tension after a long day. Put this into your daily routine to maintain happy, open shoulders. Remember to breathe deeply throughout. Do you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android & Apple devices and do…

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Brain-Based Training at RedBird – RedBird Pilates & Fitness – Pilates Fitness Article

Brain-Based Training at RedBird – RedBird Pilates & Fitness Brain-Based Training at RedBird Elisabeth and I have had a busy fall. We were privileged to speak at the annual Club Industry conference again this year, were honored to teach at the Pilates Method Alliance conference, and recently returned from an intensive four-day brain-based training with Z-Health Performance Solutions. Z-Health is a brain-based and scientific approach to the rehabilitation of injury and the development of movement excellence. It is a…

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Want Results Like These? | CrossFit Mansfield – Crossfit Fitness Article

Want Results Like These? | CrossFit Mansfield Brett tracked his macros pretty loosely AND still saw these great results! We work with people remotely as well to get the same results. What does remote mean? We help you with weekly strategy calls and custom macros! Workout at your own gym or with us. Either way! Download the Better Human App and Flexible Eating Blueprint below and give us a call!   6 weeks 17.1lbs down 3.2% body fat lost Here’s…

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Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course! – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course!  Are you a runner, walker, or just love dogs (and/or beer)? The Regis University School of Physical Therapy is hosting its 17th iteration of the Move Forward 5k/10k and kids run at Regis University on September 21st, 2019. The race will take place on the Regis University Northwest Denver campus, and we are especially excited this year to unveil a new course that takes participants off campus and onto the beautiful…

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Centerworks Holiday Health CHALLENGE – Pilates Fitness Article

Centerworks Holiday Health CHALLENGE Home | Blog | Centerworks Holiday Health CHALLENGE Give Yourself the Gift of Good Heath The Holidays…the season that we tend to spend more time eating cookies than exercising. When socializing becomes all about food and family and we find ourselves forgetting about our fitness. In honor of not falling off your wellness wagon through the holidays, I hope you’ll join me for the Centerworks Holiday Health Challenge! It’s easy, it’s on the honor system, and…

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Badger CrossFit | July Committed Club (2019) – Crossfit Fitness Article

Badger CrossFit | July Committed Club (2019) The second half of 2019 has begun and yet another committed group for July! Congratulations to the following members for their dedication to their training, wellbeing, and health! Being a part of the committed club is an honor and a testament to fitness performance gains. The more you’re at Badger CrossFit, the closer you are to your goals! Many came, but didn’t RSVP and Check-in to classes.  To be a part of the committed club,…

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April Athletes of the Month – Crossfit Fitness Article

April Athletes of the Month Welcome Spring, and congratulations to our April Athletes of the Month, Pat Staiger and Margaret Perry! “Pat joined us after doing CF at another gym for a while, and once he tested the waters with us, he was hooked” says Coach Hannah. “He is now an integral part of our community and I can’t remember what it was like before he was here. Pat is a coach’s dream because he is humble, thoughtful and always…

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Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements Currently there is a well-established association between knee injuries and the development of knee osteoarthritis (1). Although knee osteoarthritis and knee replacements are not the same thing – the two are heavily linked. For more information, have a read of my previous “Knee Osteoarthritis” blog which you can find HERE>>>. From this concept, it can be argued that if you were to have a knee injury, or multiple knee injuries –…

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Get Out and RUN! – Workout Fitness Article

Get ready for 25 minutes of sun, fun, and run! This running workout has a built-in warm-up and ramps up in intensity at a progressive, but efficient pace. Don’t forget to connect your smartwatch or heart rate monitor to see which ‘zones’ you’ve been training in. Get ready to work hard and reap the benefits. Do you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our…

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Tight Hips? Here’s the Fix – Pilates Fitness Article

Tight Hips? Here’s the Fix It’s not news that sitting for prolonged periods of time can reek havoc on your body. Lack of movement can cause bad posture, nagging lower back pain, and neck strain – but did you know that sitting is also the primary cause of hip tightness? Sitting all day means rarely extending your hip flexors which in turn, makes them shorter. This shortening can create an unwanted domino effect on the alignment of your pelvis, lower…

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Perspective on Olympic lifts | CrossFit Mansfield – Crossfit Fitness Article

Perspective on Olympic lifts | CrossFit Mansfield   We see a tad less attendance somedays here at CFM. Notably on days we are working on the Olympic Lifts. The Olympic lifts are the Clean, Jerk and Snatch. We often train these in complexes and breakdown the movements into pieces for practice at each level. How dod these lifts apply to you? Lets have a look! You think Oly lifts aren’t cardio? Think again… Nobody complains about a press or a…

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Life-changing bread – Pilates with Eimear – Pilates Fitness Article

Life-changing bread – Pilates with Eimear One of the often-quoted sayings of Joseph Pilates is that “in 10 sessions you will feel the difference, in 20 you will see the difference, and in 30 you’ll have a whole new body”. Through teaching pilates, I meet lots of people who would indeed like to “get a whole new body”. For some, the impetus for doing pilates is to relieve backache, sciatica or some other niggling pain; for others, it’s to lose…

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Nutrition for recovery of endurance activity – Running Fitness Article

During post exercise recovery, optimal nutritional intake is important to replenish endogenous substrate stores and to facilitate muscle-damage repair. (1) With muscle glycogen contributing more than 50% of total energy requirements during prolonged moderate to high-intensity exercise, post exercise carbohydrate (CHO) ingestion will determine how quickly muscle glycogen is restored and therefore how quickly the athlete recovers. For athletes backing up multiple training sessions on the same day or competitions on successive days, muscle glycogen stores need to be replenished…

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The First 2 Hours of Your Morning – Calisthenics Fitness Article

The First 2 Hours of Your Morning The fate of your day rests on how you spend the first two hours of your morning.We pride ourselves on being able to work hard, sacrifice when needed and “life hack” our way into a productive existence. We embark on ventures such as starting a business, losing weight (to sculpt that elusive dream body) or even learning a new skill to add to our repertoire.Poorly setting up your morning will inhibit the effective realizations of the above objectives.Does…

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Top Five Differences Between Pilates and Yoga — Jessica Schultz Pilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Top Five Differences Between Pilates and Yoga — Jessica Schultz Pilates So what is better? Yoga or Pilates? That is a difficult question to answer, and it does depend on your workout goals. Keep in mind, too, that there are many different types of yoga and even different styles of Pilates, so these are general guidelines. The goal of yoga is spiritual enlightenment. That does not mean that Pilates cannot be a spiritual practice, and it does not mean that…

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How To Prevent an ACL Tear – Pilates Fitness Article

How To Prevent an ACL Tear Did you know that the strength of the muscles around the knee have a LOT to do with helping you prevent an ACL tear? Let us go a little into the anatomy and you’ll understand why. The knee is an inherently unstable joint.. it’s basically a femur (thigh bone) stacked on top of the tibia (main lower leg bone)… and that’s about it.  Just kidding… kind of. That really is the basic structure. The fibula…

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How Pets Can Help You Stay Healthy – Gym Fitness Article

I recall a poster in the halls of the American Council on Exercise showing an individual walking her dog – or was it the other way around? The line on the poster said, “Think of your dog as your trainer with hair.” Let’s not forget that pets enjoy the love they receive from their owners too. According to a Harris poll in 2015, 95% of pet owners see their pets as members of the family. In fact, half of pet…

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8 Great Reasons To Hire A Personal Trainer – Fitness Article

If you’re considering hiring a personal trainer but you’re unsure whether or not it is the right decision for you then don’t worry, you’re definitely in the right place. Although it may feel as though it is a big step to take, it is definitely a step in the right direction. Whether you want to acheive a goal or you’re training for an event, personal trainers are a great way to up your game when it comes to fitness. To…

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Inspired Communities Make Us Stronger » Blue Sparrow Pilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Inspired Communities Make Us Stronger » Blue Sparrow Pilates Written by admin on April 4, 2017. Posted in Blog Spring training is happening all around the Bay. So many of you are signing up for half marathons, bike races, triathlons, and even muddy obstacle runs. I love it! I love the enthusiasm and the excitement of trying something new. I love that you’re pushing yourselves, often into the unknown. And selfishly, I love that you’re inspiring me. Which for me…

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Energized like a bunny… The Spring Supercharge Continues – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Energized like a bunny… The Spring Supercharge Continues After a week of eating like a warrior and practicing self-care, I feel energized like a bunny! Amazing how that works 🙂 It’s simple (but not necessarily easy) to maintain health and balance in this chaotic world… My basic recipe is… Yoga + Superfoods + Self-care It’s about finding the balance between willpower (doing hard things) … and chillpower (relaxing and letting go). For me, it’s a constant challenge to find that…

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Regis DPT Global Health Pathway Immersion trip to Huancayo, Peru – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Regis DPT Global Health Pathway Immersion trip to Huancayo, Peru This past spring, 8 students from the Regis DPT Global Health Pathway attended a 3-week global immersion trip to Huancayo, Peru, led by Regis DPT faculty member Dr. Heidi Eigsti and Regis DPT alumnus Dr. Amber Walker. “We were fortunate to have the expertise of Dr. Heidi Eigsti and Dr. Amber Walker. This was Dr. Eigsti’s third trip to Huancayo and it took about 5 seconds after our plane landed…

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Summer Self Image – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Summer is here, and that usually means lots of travel, vacations and socialgatherings. When the heat is upon us, it also means plenty of opportunities to goswimming, and for many, this thought can stir fear and dread. You may be someonewho experiences a wave (or waves) of panic thinking about putting on a bathingsuit. Perhaps your inner critic speaks up louder than usual, picking apart everythingthat is “wrong” with your body or comparing your physical appearance to othersand concluding you…

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R.I.S.E. – Crossfit Fitness Article

R.I.S.E. We do not have to be great to start but we have to start to be great. Join us for our first RISE Boot Camp! The best time is now and June 4th it begins! What do you get over these 4 weeks? -3 days per week of HIIT classes -Mindset Training -Nutrition Kick-Off Seminar -initial Biometric Testing -4 weeks of meal plans -Grocery Lists -HSN App -Accountability -Weekly Nutrition Tips -Ongoing Support through the App -Virtual Check-ins -Nutrition Program…

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Pilates Core Strength – Workout Fitness Article

Trigger your inner strength and feel inspired from deep within. Expect an ample amount of core work – several plank and boat variations, oblique drills and more! Feel confident and strong within your mind and body. That’s your goal! Do you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android &…

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6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success | Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We are all familiar with investing for retirement or education as well as investing in a relationship, but what about the importance of investing in your health as a strategy for success? Investing in your health is a critical component to aging well. It can also be an excellent strategy for success in general. Maintaining a healthy focus on your body…

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