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Custom Workouts To Create A Balanced Healthy You

You can achieve your goals quickly by learning our custom workouts. Condition yourself to function better in everyday life.

In today’s world, people are more sedentary, the result of office jobs, computer automation, and sedentary entertainment. Therefore today’s training program should differ significantly from the programs of the past.

Proprioception is the key word for what people need to re-condition themselves today. It means “the neural input to the central nervous system from all mechanoreceptors that sense body position and limb movement.” A proprioceptively enriched environment is one that challenges the internal balance and stabilization mechanisms of the body. An example is performing a single leg squat.

Each one-hour session of HomeFit personal training may include a combination of the following:

Strength Training

"Strength" is the ability of the neuromuscular system to produce internal tension in the muscles and connective tissue that pull on the bones to overcome external force. The most common form of strength training involves using dumbbells, though other forms of resistance can be used such as elastic bands, barbells, medicine balls, or even using one’s own body weight. Strength training has been proven to reduce the risk of arthritis and to beneficially increase bone density.

Core-Strength Training

The "core" of the body refers to the twenty-nine muscles in the torso that stabilize the spine and pelvis. The core does not simply refer to the abdomen but also to the muscles in the waist and back region that provide your "center of power". Core strength training improves the body’s ability to move efficiently and shift body weight in all directions. Improved balance, stability, and reduced risk of injury are some of the benefits of core-strength training.

Flexibility Training

Are you not as limber as you’d like to be? Did you know that flexibility exercises support healthy ligament and tendon function? Most Sports Medicine M.D.s advocate integrating flexibility training to one’s general exercise routine, and for good reason. Besides feeling great, stretching also improves stability and prevents injuries you could acquire by overextending a tight muscular region.

Balance Training

People with weak joints and injuries that inhibit range of motion are especially in need of balance training. Many people don’t know that sprained muscles occur not from lack of flexibility or strength, but lack of balance! Balance can be challenged and thus improved. An example of this kind of exercise is standing on one leg with the other leg bent behind you while leaning forward.

Cardiovascular Training

Cardiovascular training pertains to aerobic fitness, maximizing your ability to breathe efficiently and maintain healthy heart rhythms while engaged in energetic activities. Everyone needs to train at different levels of intensity depending on their conditioning, so it’s essential that you have a trainer who can help determine your optimal heart rate. Cardiovascular training reduces the chance of many medical hardships, such as osteoporosis, heart and lung disease, and even mental illnesses like depression and anxiety.

Long-term Body Therapy

For rehabilitation due to injury or illness, more and more physicians are prescribing body therapy as opposed to prescription drugs, which often have negative side effects. Body therapy can alleviate chronic pain, arthritis symptoms, and improve the body’s functional capacity when it has been impaired due to strains, sprains, breaks, fractures, strokes, or other injuries/illnesses.