Is this workout safe for out of shape, older adults?

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​Yes, and in many cases it should be the only way older adults engage in high intensity exercise. That is because our super slow lifting speeds, watchful eyes, and special equipment won’t exacerbate any pre-existing injuries. Also, the older we get, the faster we lose muscle, which leads to falls, injuries, digestive disruptions, joint problems,… Read More ›

How soon will I see results?

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​That depends on your definition of ‘results’. Right from your first workout your body’s biology is being pushed to change for the better. Many trainees report the feeling of ‘something’s happening’ within the first 2-3 weeks of the program. If you’re working out consistently (just twenty minutes, once a week) by week 6 you should… Read More ›

What can I expect on my first visit?

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​One of our certified instructors will take an in depth look into your personal fitness goals and medical history. We will then give you more information about the Power of 10 method, what the workout entails, and the many benefits of high intensity strength training.  Finally, we will take you through a typical Power of… Read More ›

What are the factors for success in HIT?

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Simply put: Focus – it’s necessary that the client maintains attentive focus in order to work past the distractions of physical discomfort and to complete a perfect repetition each time. Calm – the client should also remain calm in order to forgo the mental anxiety that some times occurs during extreme exertion. Consistency – this… Read More ›

What should I do to warm up before HIT?

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Our muscles remain at a normal body temperature at all times.  Contrary to conventional wisdom, our muscles don’t need to warm up beyond normal body temperature. Once our body begins to produce sweat, our muscles have already passed beyond their ideal operating temperature. Our joints and muscles do require a degree of care and lubrication… Read More ›

Isn’t stretching important?

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While conventional wisdom has led us to believe that this is so, there is actually no credible scientific evidence to support the theory that suggests that stretching prevents or protect against injury.  In fact, the opposite may be true. Stretching, especially before exercise, can actually increase the susceptibility to injury. The function of connective tissue… Read More ›

It safe to train so intensely?

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We do everything in our ability to make the work out as safe as possible.  Safety remains our number highest priority: studios are designed to encourage focus, machines are equipped so that the weight is lighter where the muscle is weakest, and most importantly each client has a personal trainer’s undivided attention while performing each… Read More ›

Can HIT increase my athletic abilities?

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HIT will undeniably improve an individual’s sport performance. There are two distinct forms of conditioning in sports training: skill conditioning and physical conditioning. Skill conditioning is simply practicing the sport in which one is engaged.  Football players practice playing football. Golfers practice playing golf. Soccer players play soccer. The second, physical conditioning, involves exercises that… Read More ›