Why do people come to Center-Fit? Well, Kettlebell is one reason…. but honestly, you can find ‘kettlebell’ or other classes we offer nearby. (shhhh) People come HERE because of our strong background in well trained hardstyle kettlebell. We stay educated, making ourselves available for seminars, podcasts, webinars and yes, even youtube videos! Our clients enjoy and expect personalized instruction by well trained instructors and trainers! We don’t just ‘wind you up and let you loose’! We make sure your body – joints and muscles – is ready to do what we are asking. We watch that your form isn’t telling us about issues that need addressing or putting you in a spot for future injury! How are we able to do this? TRAINING.
That being said… Thursday – Sunday we are at Perform Better conference learning to help you be your best!
Enjoy your weekend. May I suggest getting your party on – you won’t have to worry about it getting in the way of your workout. 😉
I recently posted a Facebook video of a woman, significantly overweight -KILLING it at yoga.
Everyone loves a success story!
SO, I’m not one of those “body acceptance” people. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. What your body looks like is something YOU have to be happy with. For me it is a non-issue. I don’t NEED to be accepting of your body. It’s yours. Not mine. AND You can be happy or unhappy with the way your body looks. Currently I am unhappy with the way my body looks. I just finished radiation therapy for breast cancer and gained 30 lbs. I HATE how I feel and am not pleased with the way I look.
Here’s what I think: It doesn’t matter WHY you are overweight – unless your have a medical issue, get that checked out. Some people (for example, with global delay) can lack the ‘full’ response and so before learning about portion sizes that will keep them safe, will overeat. There are other medical reasons why we may be overweight.
The bottom line? (no pun intended) EVEN IF you have GOOD reason for being overweight….Get moving. Eat appropriate amounts for your level of movement. This isn’t something you dial in and Voila! it’s changed. It’s trial and error. It’s working through possible injuries or muscle fatigue as your body leap frogs through different muscle groups being proportionately weaker than others. (I suggest a thoughtful trainer. Someone who understands this concept.)
The sooner you start moving forward, the sooner you will be rid of the things you think are holding you back. And I have a secret for you. You can handle whatever it is you think you are hiding under that excess weight. (ahhh, yes, now we are moving into emotional/ psychological reasons for being overweight) I have A LOT of these conversations. I had LOTS of things I was ‘hiding’ under my excess body fat. It’s been my experience that as you become more fit and stronger physically you also become more fit emotionally. Sometimes what holds you (me) back is lack of confidence. But the paradox is this… you gain confidence by doing what you thought you couldn’t.
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