Categorized as: Move.

We’re staying home, but are we staying healthy?

Key Points Shelter in place orders have created the unintended consequence of people living unhealthier lives An unhealthy lifestyle compromises your immune system and can lead to higher risk of catching COVID-19 or increasing the severity of its symptoms Social distancing will likely end before a vaccine is available. Until then, your best protection to…

Seven Habits That Will Transform Your Life

Many of us set health and fitness goals to change the way we look — but transforming your health and fitness habits can also change every aspect of your life. Not only will you look better, but you’ll also feel and think better. Follow these seven highly effective habits to become the best version of yourself:     Habit #1 If you are…

Single Leg Exercise to Run Stronger

By Christian Garcia, CSCS With so many running routes next to beautiful lakes, trails, and the Puget Sound here in Seattle, running is a popular exercise of choice for Seattleites. But running with weak leg muscles/bad form will only cause injuries down the line. If you are a runner (no matter what stage of experience…

How to Increase Muscular Endurance

By Christian Garcia, CSCS Behind on your fitness goals? Try incorporating these training styles into your workout to increase muscular endurance.    Here is what you can do: HITT Training AMRAP As Many Rounds as Possible (AMRAP) lives on the basis of time, its you against the clock, working to complete as many rounds or reps…

Harnessing the Power of Frequency

“A small daily task, if it be repeated daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules.”   – Anthony Trollope  Do you find fitness goals daunting?  More often than not, we set goals based on the desired end result such as losing 30 pounds or being able to bench press 225 pounds.  When we focus on such…

Jumpstart Your Training with Medball Exercises

Christian Garcia, CSCS Flow Fitness Seattle Do you find yourself doing/using the same old workouts, exercises, machine, and or equipment? Have you considered implementing more power and force into your workouts? Do you want to improve your overall everyday motor skills? Mass x Acceleration=Force. Over the years, the primary focus to gain strength has been…

Create Success in Fitness

It’s one thing to know what to eat, which exercises to do and how to do them — but it’s another thing altogether to do all this consistently.  If you have tried and failed to establish long-term, healthful habits, then you know all too well what I’m talking about. Any kind of change, even toward…

Run Stronger

The sun is out and shining in Seattle which means it’s running season. When thinking about running, it’s easy to focus solely on running itself to improve our speed and endurance. To effectively take your running to the next level, cross training should be incorporated into your fitness routine.  These exercises will not only make…

Improve Your Performance with Plyometric Training

Whether you’re a runner, rower, soccer player, or do any sport that uses your legs, plyometric training can improve your performance.  Plyometrics are a series of jumping exercises to teach you how to exert maximum force in a minimum time.   Athletes us plyometric training to increase their speed and explosive power. There are several simple,…

Seven Gym Mistakes to Avoid

By Flow Coach, Mackennon Klink, B.S, CSCS, Pn1 As you begin to move more, you will make many mistakes on your journey. And you know what? Good. This is totally normal. Every mistake you can possible make hasbeen done a thousand times before. However, ifwedon’t learn from our past or history, we are doomed to…