Keep It Simple!

In Fitness, Flute by Angela0 Comments

Have you seen my latest article up on FluteFocus.com?  There is a plethora of valueable information and articles up on this site, be you a flutist or not.  Here is a sneak peak at my latest article, which you can view in its entirety here:  http://www.flutefocus.com/Health/keep-it-simple.html In it, I discuss the basic principles in designing a workout program.  K.I.S.S. Keep …

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Foam Rolling Class in Hermitage, TN!

In Boot Camp, Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources, Workshops by Angela0 Comments

I’m very excited to announce I’ll be leading my first foam rolling class at Next Level Strength and Conditioning in Hermitage, TN. It’ll be 30 minutes of self-massage and just like a good massage, you feel pain followed by relief, difference being YOU are in control of the pressure. You’ll leave the session feeling more relaxed (or possibly more energized), …

Become A NASM Certified Personal Trainer Like Me

In Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Resources by Angela0 Comments

The National Academy of Sports Medicine is the certification agency through which I became a personal trainer.  I plan on soon obtaining an advanced specialization of Corrective Exercise Specialist.  They offer three different specializations: CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist) and PES (Performance Exercise Specialist), and their newest specialization: the FNS or Fitness Nutrition Specialist. NASM focuses on assessment, correcting muscle imbalances, …

The Most Annoying Part of Exercising

In Fitness, Motivation and Success by Angela0 Comments

You know what annoys me most about exercising? It isn’t getting up early or making time for it in my day, it isn’t the study and research involved in my job, it isn’t the educational aspect, it isn’t the soreness or the dedication or any of the obvious things. It’s the increased oxygen flow to the brain that causes me …

The Flutists’ Pain Points

In Fitness, Flute by Angela0 Comments

  Ask almost any flutist that has pain brought on by playing, and odds are they will mention one of these sites as giving them trouble: wrist, upper back (between shoulder blades), shoulder area or lower back. Sometimes the problem is that the pain is in ALL of these sites. Studies have been done, but the results are inconclusive as …

Blogs to check out: strong ladies « The fitness industry’s copywriter

In Fitness, Motivation and Success, Nutrition by Angela0 Comments

Blogs to check out: strong ladies « The fitness industry’s copywriter. After writing the blog post yesterday about busting the women’s bulky myth  I came across this blog post giving a list of blogs of ladies who aren’t afraid to lift heavy. Looking for some more inspirational women?   Here’s the list, but check out the above blog post for more …

Women: How NOT to Get Bulky

In Fitness, Motivation and Success, Nutrition by Angela0 Comments

Bret Contreras » Where My Ladies At?. Bret recently posted this post and I got amazingly inspired by it – enough to write my own post! Watching these girls is inspiring and makes me want to go practice my squatting and deadlifting right now! Notice that NONE of these girls are what you would call bulky.  So why are you …