FITLIFE OWNER JOHN NEEL SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON LIVE. ALL IN.

John Neel FITLIFE Owner and athletic trainer
FITLIFE Owner for over 20 years

During my 20 years of directing FITLIFE, I have continually thought about ways to improve our services and facilities and more recently how to help our members achieve our vision for each of them to “Live. All In.”  When thinking of that phrase, it begs the question, are we providing our members the training, motivation, information and guidance that they need to succeed in their ability to fulfill this motto.  Each person’s individual plan varies but the cornerstones remain the same.  From my perspective, our staff has the educational background, interest, commitment and the personal drive to guide our members toward this objective. I hope you all feel the same way and if you  Continue reading “FITLIFE OWNER JOHN NEEL SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON LIVE. ALL IN.”

Exercise Technique: Static and Dynamic Core Tramp Toss

There is a myriad of core exercises out there today. The main goal of any core exercise is to challenge your trunk strength in a variety of positions. Each person will have a different breaking point. Today’s exercise technique is not for everyone right off the bat, but it is something that everyone should be able to build up to, given enough practice.

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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”

FITLIFE with Rich Stark, Owner Of The Phoenix Ale Central Kitchen

 

Today I spent some time with good friend and FITLIFE member Rich Stark in our gym and at his Gastropub in central Phoenix.  Rich came to FITLIFE back in December of 2007, courtesy of our next door neighbors, Foothills Physical Therapy.  Like many active people who complete physical therapy, Rich wanted to continue his prescription exercise  Continue reading “FITLIFE with Rich Stark, Owner Of The Phoenix Ale Central Kitchen”

FITLIFE at Schwartz Laser Eye Clinic with Dr. Marc Bloomenstein

Today I am visiting with a a very good friend and FITLIFE Health Systems client, Dr. Marc Bloomenstein, at his office in Scottsdale. Marc is an avid fitness enthusiast who was referred to FITLIFE 3 years ago by our next door neighbors, Foothills Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy. Marc began his journey with us in our Functinal Training Program continuing his rehabilitation exercises to return to his fitness activities including hiking, jogging and resistance training. Because of his commitment to fitness, he recovered from his injury, and now continues to use our LifeStyle Management program to improve his overall fitness level. Another busy client with a demanding schedule Marc makes time for himself 3 times a week!

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