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Fit Body’s Four Pillars of a Great Workout

When it comes to working out, there are plenty of ways gym-goers can go wrong…

Really, fitness isn’t about “pumping iron” or pushing yourself until your body gives out on you.

Fitness is about exercising the RIGHT way. Let’s break down the difference.

You need proper form, balanced nutrition, and the right pace to see results. Pretty standard stuff, right?

Well, it’s not always that simple. “Gymtimidation”, or even the desire to get results immediately, can make people practice sloppy form, eat too few calories, or overwork themselves…

Here’s the good news: Fit Body has invented a four-point strategy to help you get the most out of your workouts! Consider these the four “pillars” to remember if you want to lose weight and burn as much fat as you can.

A quick side note: These aren’t just suggestions to improve your workouts; they’re principles that Fit Body stands by and uses at each of its locations worldwide.

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Why Proper Form Is the Key to Your Safety and Success

We’re honored to host another guest post from one of our awesome Fit Body Family members—Ryan Perez! Ryan talks about the importance of working out with the right form, including the dangers of bad form and the benefits of good form.

 

In the world of fitness, exercise form is among the most discussed topics you’ll find. For some, great form comes naturally, but to many, it takes practice, repetition and the mindset to never give up because you’ll eventually get it.

Form is so important for both injury prevention and our fitness journey progression, but the only time it’s usually brought up is when others give unsolicited advice. Why don’t we break the mold and dive into why form is crucial for fitness success!

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Lowering Your Risk of Injury

What most commonly derails people’s progress in getting fit and staying healthy?

Injuries.

For people who lead active lifestyles, suffering a debilitating injury – such as tearing a knee or breaking a finger – can be demotivating.

While no one can avoid all risk to injury, there are certainly steps you can take to limit your exposure to getting hurt. While many of these steps take extra effort, they’ll pay off in the long run when your body is still strong heading into your older years.

So let’s talk shop on reducing the chance of those pesky injuries and freeing yourself of any worries about your health.

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