FITLIFE Visits With Yoga Instructor Anton Mackey!

Today it’s a beautiful 75 degree day in centerfield where Anton Mackey is leading  a yoga class of 65 players from the Horizon High School Baseball team.  This is the 6th straight year that he has been instructing a 1 hour Vinyasa class for the program in the month of January, and it’s seriously the highlight of their off season training! It’s amazing to watch him teach, he connects with his audience no matter the number of students or location.  Continue reading “FITLIFE Visits With Yoga Instructor Anton Mackey!”

How to Know Your Movement Deficits

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I’d say it’s safe to say that movement is pretty important to human beings. It allows us to get up a going throughout our day. To talk. To eat. Have great adventures, try new things, and interact with those around us. To live. Much of our movement as humans are so unique and are key components of what separates us from all other living things. But, what happens as we start to lose our movement capabilities? We Continue reading “How to Know Your Movement Deficits”

FITLIFE Visits With Orthopedic Surgeon, Angelo Mattalino

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Today, a long time friend and associate dropped by for a few minutes to catch up. Dr. Angelo Mattalino, Othopedic surgeon and pivotal person in the beginning of FITLIFE Health Systems, Inc. Angelo was my team physician at Horizon High School in 1996 and friend of my past business partner, Dan Wright AT. They knew each other through professional baseball connections. Separately, we both confided in Dr. Mattalino our desire to advance professionally and he is responsible for introducing the two of us.  Dan and I both told him that we had similar thoughts about  beginning Continue reading “FITLIFE Visits With Orthopedic Surgeon, Angelo Mattalino”

Fighting Off Illness for Improved Results

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It’s that time of year again. The flu has definitely been hitting the Valley pretty hard this season. Everyone seems to be getting sick. After all, getting sick is a normal part of life, right? Remember it’s not a matter of if it’s going to happen, it’s a matter of when. But, how often do you hear about professional athletes getting sick? Think about it… Pro athletes are continuously interviewed and on screen, pre- and post-games. We may see they are “under the weather” by the way they look or sound, but is that typically the center of conversation in their interview? Simply put, Continue reading “Fighting Off Illness for Improved Results”

FITLIFE Visits With The Amazing Edna Thomas

 

 

Today I spent some time with a very special person and former FITLIFE client – Edna Thomas. In December of 2000, Edna Thomas walked in to FITLIFE for her initial evaluation.  She was referred by her Internal Medicine physician for our LifeStyle Management program to include flexibility, strength and general conditioning. As I reviewed her intake paperwork I couldn’t help but notice that she was born in 1916.  Wow! She was 83 years old, looked amazing and acted 20 years younger. Continue reading “FITLIFE Visits With The Amazing Edna Thomas”