Life is the most precious gift we are ever given. Our bodies, our mind, our health is essential to maintain to sustain a good quality of life. So why is it that people often find it inconvenient to invest in our health? How is it we can take a blind eye to what we put in our bodies? How is it that we find it easy to have poor excuses to why we can't invest or put effort and time in our health, yet turn around and not be able to comprehend how illness and injury has become a regular part of daily life?
It doesn't take much to improve your quality of life. You don't need a gym membership or money to make healthy choices and put into action which can positively affect your life for years to come. All it really takes is a little bit of personal responsibility.
Check out Kimberly's TEDxNUV Talk about how simple it is to invest in your health and why it is so important.
I get inquiries all the time regarding training, workouts and wanting health and fitness tips. While I try to respond to them all, please understand that this, along with all other fitness professionals - THIS IS OUR JOB. We make a living by doing our job. This job pays our bills, feeds our family and keeps a roof over our head.
Today I had someone ask a few questions about training, and while I gave a few general outline answers I informed him that he really needed a specific training plan to get what he was looking for. His response was, 'so tell me'. When saying that this is my job and I don't work for free on these things I was told that...
I was in it for the money.
I had no humanity.
I have an education from America and should share it.
I need to be helping the people who have no money.
1. I am not a charity.
2. If I wanted a job based on money I would not have picked the fitness industry.
3. HUMANITY - I do every speaking engagement for free in the country to help bring better education on health and fitness to people. I do SHARE my education and HELP others.
4. I have sacrificed my family and friends and life I had thousands of miles away to do the job I love and to help change people's lives here in India.
You do not go to a doctor asking for free services. We fitness professionals are in the the preventative healthcare industry. Just like you deserve to get paid for your work, so do we. Please have some respect for our profession!
This person told me it was "an easy answer" for me to give... What most of you never see is the hour and hours of time spent on planning and research we trainers and coaches do behind closed doors. Smart, great trainers put in endless hours of planning for you to get the results you look for.
I am not in the profession for the money, but I do value my work and time and know what I have to offer. I know my value and my worth and I am not afraid to stand by that.
FUN WITH FITNESS ANYWHERE: We spent our lives as children playing outdoors and that was our exercise. Don't let that be taken away. I find places everywhere to improve my strength by looking at the outdoors as my gym. I found this perfect ledge on a hike in the hills.
Find a ledge for single leg dips. Take yourself as low as you can go while keeping your heel pressed to the ground.
From the moment you crawl out of bed you go straight to your feet. They are the foundation of movement, balance and stability. We put constant stress and force on them all day. The more miles you put on you will start to feel the affects of the hard pounding.
Caring for these valuable babies are essential to maintaining a healthy mobile body. Foot problems can train their way up to our mobilizing joints as well as affect our stabilizers, such as knees.
Take time daily to move your facia to increase your circulation and getting the tissue moving for greater mobility.
Trigger Point Footballer is a perfect tool to do exactly that! Use it as part of your daily body maintenance program. #movebetter
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Time and time again I have heard women say they can't do push-ups, although they have never put in the effort to train their muscles to be strong. It is a challenge to get started and build the strength. It is hard and you will be sore and ache in the beginning. But never underestimate the power of hard work...it pays off.