Posts tagged women fitness
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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Take Pride Tuesday: Personal Training gets Semi Personal

 The change from private training to semi private training was initially a concern with varying ambitions, however, individual programming and a strong presence of community at ILP allowed this new team to collaborate and learn something special from the other; something they had not experienced in their previous years of training. Julia says, “It’s not just about personal gains anymore, it is about seeing your partner succeed and own the movements well.”

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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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Strength and Fitness Standards For Women

There exists a misconception in today’s society concerning physical standards for girls and women.  We live within a culture that encourages females to be extremely thin, an ideal that is enforced by the mainstream media.  Aside from the well-researched and documented implications of this standard (women developing anorexia nervosa, bulimia and a host of other eating or exercise related disorders), there is one that is rarely touched upon: the impact it exerts on women’s strength and fitness levels.  It follows that women refrain from lifting weights because they think they will “bulk up,” become too big or muscular and lose their feminine elegance.

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