Posts tagged fitness gyms
Thankful for Continued Education

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, I am most thankful for the opportunity to step out from “behind the desk” to immerse myself in the day of the life of a trainer. Understanding, appreciation and passion for this craft is a key component of what Iron Lion strives to provide to its clients. I’m pumped at the chance to climb my way to the top of the fitness ladder, in addition to the relationships we’re building amongst the best in the business. The most important point for us at ILP is to build client trust. We want you to feel safe yet challenged and we couldn’t do that without continuous education. 

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Take Pride Tuesday's: The Great Wall of Joan

Sometimes connections to a gym are not specifically goal oriented or geared around weight loss.Wanting to feel good in your body is very important to many current and perspective clients. As we age, regular exercise becomes essential in keeping our bodies and minds healthy, and allows us to maintain our independence longer.  Especially clients who want to be energetic and agile, meet Joan Garrison.

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Feel Good Friday: Digesting the Correct Information

In this day of fast technology and media, there is quite a bit of information out there, but people still remain pretty uninformed about nutrition. Perhaps they don't know where to look, what to trust, or simply don’t have the time to wade through it all. Here are some great resources to steer you on the right path. 

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Feel Good Friday: Recovery 101

Some of the most important work that your body will do occurs during sleep. Think of it like taking your car into the shop. It is crucial maintenance that keeps your body running productively. Muscles are repaired, blood cleaned and circulated, cells renewed. This is definitely not “down time”.  Sleep is literally preparing you for living.  Quality sleep can provide quality of life.

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Feel Good Friday - Working Through Injury

Many people, myself included, have grown up active and have been taught to push through a little bit of pain. We think that if we ignore the problem, it will go away. If I can do a little, I can do a little more. This often results in making the injury much, much worse. The sooner that you fully accept your situation, the quicker that you will be able to take control and get the appropriate care.

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Feel Good Friday: Reflections on Group Training - From The Group

Four of the women members at ILP talk about their experience working with each other in the semi-private group with Coach Hayley. To read about the impact they have on each other is priceless. Thank you Laura, Angela, Kat, Heather and Coach Hayley for sharing your experience! You made it a Feel Good Friday!

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