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Week 3 Quote
Vince Graves will now be leading a Sunday Yoga class every Sunday at the Hilliard Training Facility @ 500 pm. Your first class is free. Register at the websiteÂ
Fitranx and Improvement board scheduling for this phase is updated: here:Â https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dst83qlm5eNc91mzNwQaaQNrQAvbgJRWfwyOQzY4NVI/edit?usp=sharing
Congrats to those who leveled up and those earning points. We will have the list added soon.Â
Schedule will be here when it is updated:Â
Improvement Board Assessments-Â To watch a video on the basics of Improvement Board Assessments please go here:
Information page here for FitRanx:
If your going to assess for the Improvement Board: You will choose 2-4 exercises from the Strength & 2 from the Conditioning board. And then you will attempt to go up as high as possible for the 17 different levels.
You can also do the Improvement Board assessment before the FitRanX assessment. We do not recommend doing it after.
Info on Improvement Boards here: https://www.evernote.com/l/ABIV6lE-EQBHQqg00qmUtJ0EztJhfExOGPs
What If You Lived Your Whole Life Only To Realize
IT WAS WRONG!
If your life is the exact same 6 months from now or a year from nowâ Are You Ok With That?
Are you living how you want to live or are you letting life dictate how you live?
What You Will Receive By Attending:
Check it out: Upcoming workshops this week, March and AprilÂ
This changed my life and my family's life forever! An it could change yours. It helped me find my abs and keep them since 2013Â 🙂
All you need to do is register for this life changing event and show up; we'll provide the education that will re-shape your body and life forever!
We have a new calendar of training (April-June) you can download it here. It will also be emailed to you.
Important Videos To Watch, Understand, Implement
1. –The Hip Torque video is HERE!—
This video goes over how to apply stability and torque into the hips when we do a lower body exercise like squats, deadlifts, swings, etc……https://improvementwarriorfitness.com/torque1/
Please watch if you have not yet and practice while I take you though it.
2.—- Torque video is up for the SHOULDER. Please watch. This video explains why it's so important to create stability in the shoulders. Pushups is the focus here, but if you know how to create torque in your shoulders during the pushup then you know how to do it with every upper body exercise.
3.—— Mobilization Playlist-Â This is our first mobilization playlist. Remember no more foam rolling before class, instead we will be doing mobilizations to restore mobility and suppleness to your body and joints and muscles. Foam rolling and mobilizations can be done after the F.L.Os and at home or office. Home and office is highly recommended.
Here is the playlist for all of our mobilizations for this phase:
IWF Themed FLO Saturday Workout:
Register here (first class is free): https://improvementwarriorfitness.com/services/saturday-improvement-training-improvement-warrior-fitness-hilliard-columbus
We have partnered with an endocrinologist!
We at Improvement Warrior Fitness and Athletic Revolution-Hilliard are super excited to add this partner to our team. I visited her a couple weeks ago because I had heard that she is not average doctor and truly believes in a holistic approach to nutrition, health and fitness; much like IWF and AR are as well.
Some of you may be asking what is an endocrinologist do?
An endocrinologist is a medical specialist that focuses on the systems of the body that are managed by hormones.
If hormones are out of whack then ultimate health is impossible. Weight loss and fat loss will be extremely difficult, if not impossible. And performance in workouts, games, practices, and even life will be off.
Here is Dr. Elenaâs website and introduction letter: If you have any questions please contact her.
By Dr. Elena A. Christofides, MD FACE
My Mom tells the story that ever since I could talk I told people that I wanted to be a doctor. Whether it was true or just became true over time, here I am. I entered medical school at the age of 21 thinking I had it all figured out. All I wanted was to be the best patient care advocate I could be and I was going to spend the next 4 years learning how to do that. Turns out having a good heart wasnât enough, it was everything. Iâd grown up on TV images of the family doctor sitting at the patientâs bedside to deliver news â bad or good. What always impressed me was how much a part of the family doctor seemed. The doctor was respected for their kindness as well as their intellect.
My family came to the states when my Dad got the one and only annual scholarship for our country.
Despite a grueling work schedule and language barriers, my parents both took on extra work to support the family. From them I learned that success is created through sweat and lots of hard work. 16 years into my private practice I can safely say I couldnât be happier with my decisions to apply my familyâs lessons.
I created a boutique practice to serve the needs of my patients. I love being part of my patientâs lives, their children and sometimes Iâm honored enough to have their grandchildren as my patients as well. Endocrinology is one of those medical specialties that often involves multiple generations. What has been the most rewarding for me is the opportunity to affect positive change in later generations after we see and treat disease in older population. Taking the lessons that the older patients teach me about their disease as we apply them to the next generation in their family is literally how I spend my days. Moving from room to room, everything they tell me builds onto the next patient and the next and the next. So whether Iâm dealing with a simple thyroid case or a complex research patient, I think I have the best job in the world!
#1- New partnership with a local Columbus Chiropractor: Lane Avenue Chiropractic
I met with Dr. Jay and our visions matched perfectly.
We want to bring to you the best options of health and injury prevention/repair. Whether that pain has been recurring for a while or just started it still is pain and that is an indication that something is wrong.
If you donât take care of it, the pain will eventually get worse or even require surgery. Plus, you donât have to live with pain.
The body tells you when things are wrong. Itâs smart 🙂
Thatâs why we recommend foam/lacrosse ball rolling every day. And are starting the Improvement Boards.
The body is a complex machine, if you take it to the limit every day and donât take care of it, then it will break down eventually.
And that is why we are teaming up with Dr. Jay Villella and his staff at Lane Avenue Chiropractic. He will be one of our partners that we send people to when the body does break down, but also more importantly we hope you will take advantage of him and his staff BEFORE your body breaks down.
Myself and the coaches at IWF will also help to prevent the breakdown as well. You just got one body and it needs to last and be strong!
He also does some blood testing and massage.
You can check out his website here: http://laneavechiro.com/
#2—Â We have partnered with Craig Wellman of Drayer Physical Therapy.
They offer a free screening for their ‘bumps and bruises' program. So if you aches, pain, bumps, bruises that won't go away, nagging injuries that you think are just part of life—– then have it checked it out.
Remember pain is not normal, it's your bodies way of telling you something is wrong. The body can heal 🙂
They work with young children all the way up to seniors.
Let them know IWF sent you if you go. Here is the link to their flyer and contact information: They are in Hilliard and Grove City
Athletic Revolution-Hilliard- Youth Sports & Fitness Training (8 & up) (new website will open)
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