As fall begins to creep upon us, I can’t help but think how quickly the days have flown by. It seems the more you experience, the faster life seems to come and go, part of shaping who we are, how we view things, and who we’ll become — as we pursue our futures. While assessing […]
“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” – William Feather Being consistent at anything is hard. Finding the right balance in life, including your health, can be even harder. So what does it take to see progress? Why do some people give up on all the steps […]
What We Do
As an exercise physiologist, as well as a trainer, I take a somewhat non-traditional, creative approach to physical activity.
Key to success at my job is to teach each client how to constantly improve, learn and grow, so they understand not only what they’re doing, but also why they’re doing it.
Proper nutrition and food choices are critical parts of anyone’s overall health and fitness – in fact, probably THE most important parts. Whether you’re a person who pays attention to the foods you consume or not, below are my four comprehensive nutritional guidelines that will serve in maintaining and maximizing your best food choices related to health, helping to make your diet sustainable for years.
Of what I consider the key elements of a healthy, sustainable, physically active lifestyle, building a foundation is undoubtedly number one. The many benefits of building (and maintaining) a solid base include:
- promoting and strengthening body symmetry and alignment
- dramatic improvements in balance and coordination
- injury prevention
- exercise adherence and retention
If you stop reading here, this is the takeaway: you will be more willing to continue exercise and living a healthy lifestyle if you are relatively pain-free, feel stronger and well balanced, can move with ease regardless of age, and avoid injury. All of this is possible — and everyone is capable of this— through building a sound foundational base.
My name is Austin Evans, and I’m an Exercise Physiologist with a degree in Kinesiology and certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
The Weight of the World…
Currently, over two billion adults worldwide are overweight or obese — conditions strongly linked to a wide range of undesirable things — and the U.S. has one of the highest percentages of its population in these categories.