Posts tagged gyms
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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Exercise Tip of the Week: Dead-Stop-Swing Technique

Getting the bell off the floor with proper technique during our swings,cleans, presses is going to be crucial as the weights gets heavier. When we don't set-up correctly, we put ourselves in poor position to express our strength (waste energy) and this could lead to poor performance and injury. Check out the video to dial in on your swing form. 

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Mindful Eating

  I am sure that by now, you have heard that eating slowly can prevent overeating. Turns out that this is more than common sense. Your body determines fullness not only on stretch cues (determined by the bulk of the food –THINK: Fill Level) but also from a hormonal response that's triggered as your food leaves the stomach and enters the small intestine. This takes time. (around 20 mins or so). So… how do you slow down? Try eating with mindfulness.

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Portion Control: Size Matters

Eating your feelings, cleaning your plate when you’re full, finishing the bowl of popcorn at a movie. We’ve all been there.  When we’re given a container of anything… be it a container of ice cream or a bucket of popcorn, we tend to think of it as a portion. These are extreme examples, of course, but even things like soft drink cans be confusing as they often contain more than one portion.  So how much is a portion? 

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Take Pride Tuesday's : Rick Transform

The goal of “TAKE PRIDE TUESDAY’S” is to show growth in our fellow team members and share their success stories.  Each week we will focus on a success story within our community to broadcast real life victories to empower you to push yourself to the limit and achieve great strength and command of your physical sphere—after all, strength is not given, it is earned. 

This week we will focus on one of the Den’s co-founders, Ricky Borg. It isn’t always easy as a married, parent of two, to work on his health, but in making the time, Ricky has experienced great results—weighing in at 165 pounds (a loss of 22 pounds) and dropping two pant sizes, Ricky is on the road to a much healthier lifestyle.

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