Are you a volleyball player or other overhead athlete? Do you have a desk job or are you hunched over a computer for a good chunk of your day? The TRX Y, T, A exercise will help you counteract the forward shoulder position these activities or tasks create. This is a great exercise for Continue reading “Exercise Technique: TRX Y, T, A”
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!”
Even though it’s still cold outside, this is a refreshing way to get some vitamin C in the morning or after a workout.
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”
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”
Here’s a nice way to warm up on a cold winter’s day. Plus it cooks itself.
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”
Exciting things are happening at FITLIFE. Please click on the link to check out our 2018 updates for goals, programs, and staff, direct from our owner John Neel.
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”
Think brussel sprouts are gross or only something your mother made you eat growing up. Well they are a fantastic way to get many essential viatmins and minerals, plus one of you daily vegetables. This delicious recipe will change the way you look at brussel sprouts forever.