Categorized as: Live Fit.

There Is No Hack for Getting Healthy

Hack: The word is everywhere. There are travel hacks, business hacks, gym hacks — there are even sex hacks. It seems there’s a shortcut to everything. Except there really isn’t. Hack (per dictionary.com): “a person, as an artist or writer, who exploits, for money, his or her creative ability or training in the production of dull, unimaginative, and trite work; one who produces banal and mediocre work in the hope of gaining commercial success in the arts.” I love how Rich Roll talks about it for a Revitalize video: When did “hacking” something become a good thing? Most people are looking for the easy way — looking…

Why You Should Add Small Group Personal Training to Your Christmas List

With the rise in popularity of boutique training studios and CrossFit “boxes”, the demand for small group training is higher than ever. When we talk about small group training, we are not talking about group exercise classes, such as body pump, Spin, or boot camps as they tend to accommodate much larger groups ( more than ten…

Nine of Our Favorite Gym Memes

Now that the Seattle gloom has finally settled in and made its presence felt, I thought it would be a good idea to have some fun and laugh a little with Flow Fitness’ 9 favorite gym memes (Top 10 is just too mainstream). The take-home message for many of these memes is to never be…

What are you grateful for today?

Thanksgiving: It’s the time of year to celebrate what we’re thankful for.  However, we don’t have to relegate our gratitude to one day a year.  Developing an “attitude of gratitude” in your everyday is one of the simplest ways to improve your satisfaction with life. The benefits of a regular gratitude practice are nearly endless,…

Tricks for Eating Healthy Over the Holiday Season

The holidays are coming and that means plenty of celebrations and gatherings of family and friends. Sitting and breaking bread, enjoying traditional dishes, and making memories are all a part of the season. But how do you participate and relish the season but not over-indulge? We are going to share some great approaches that will…

Back Pain. Got some?

Back pain: an epidemic, that seems to be spreading like wildfire. It’s not contagious, in the traditional sense, but at this point it has been said that 85 percent of all people will suffer moderate to severe back pain at some point in life. It is one of the biggest causes of disability — yet it is mostly…

The Magic Bullet

What if I told you I had a magic bullet, one that might cure obesity and cardiovascular disease?  Would you want to know what it is? Listen close, and I’ll tell you: The magic bullet is exercise. And we’re not talking running a marathon or spending hours at the gym. A brisk 20-minute walk each day…

The Last 100 Days…

This coming Friday, September 23rd, there are 100 days left in 2016.  100 days.   How are your new year’s resolutions coming along?  Got ’em nailed? Or can you even remember what they were?  Perhaps you didn’t make any resolutions, but the question remains: How will you end 2016? You still have 100 days to decide.   100 days…

What’s the Best Time of Day to Work Out?

Do you ever wonder what time is the best time to work out? Research is mixed and there is no overwhelming evidence that points to a certain time of day that workouts will maximize results.  However, there a lot of good reasons why working out in the morning might be worth trying. 1. Reduce your excuses…

How a Personal Trainer Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Personal Trainers at Flow Fitness in South Lake Union Area of Seattle Near Amazon

Getting into better physical shape can be an exhausting challenge, and one that proves insurmountable for many people. Whether you’re looking to lose weight and burn fat or to build lean muscle, improving your level of physical fitness on your own can be difficult. That’s why personal trainers are of critical importance at most gyms…