In our latest Podcast, Adam Zickerman and Mike Rogers welcome Laura Crump Anderson, InForm’s Equestrian Fitness Specialist, to discuss the importance of being your strongest and fittest for your athletic sport. Whatever your sport may be, all athletes need to train smart if they want to stay in the game! Specific to this Podcast, however,… Read more »
Laura Crump Anderson is an Equestrian Fitness Specialist at InForm Fitness Leesburg. She is certified as a personal trainer by the American College of Sports Medicine and specializes in working with riders of all ages and disciplines. Read more of her EN fitness columns here. The reclined half pass for the obliques is an… Read more »
FEED YOUR GUT We’ve heard a lot about gut health lately, and with good reason. Good gut health translates to a strong immune system, a balanced metabolism, the effective breakdown and assimilation of our food, and, according to recent studies, good brain health as well. But good gut health is wholly dependent on the maintenance… Read more »
BACK TO BASICS We are what we eat, right? We’ve all heard the saying, but the statement is true. Just think about it. Everything that we ingest gets absorbed into our bloodstream and serves as the basis for nourishing our cells, building our tissues, boosting our immune system, and maintaining a healthy metabolism. So, it… Read more »
InForm Fitness Has A Podcast? In contemplating the relative success of the InForm Fitness Podcast – 20 Minutes with Adam Zickerman & Friends – I was struck by both the daring of it and its underlying commitment to InForm’s Vision, Mission and Core Values. InForm Fitness took on the podcast project, considering how it aligned… Read more »
As you know, the InForm Fitness Team is certainly passionate about high-intensity strength training and helping our Clients reach their peak physical condition. Yet, we never lose sight of the critical role excellent nutrition plays – without it, achieving our goals is impossible. But what is excellent nutrition? I can’t count the times people have… Read more »
In this so called scientific age, the 40-year old debate still rages: is it free weights or exercise machines that deliver the best results? Proponents in the free-weight camp often contend, ‘Machines are inefficient —targeting only one or two muscle groups at a time’ or ‘Only free weights can improve coordination by working stabilizer muscles.’… Read more »
Just recently I lost several days of my active life to back spasms. Back spasms are sudden involuntary contractions of any muscle in your back. Spasms are caused by either a weakness or injury to the muscles, tendons or ligaments. Not everyone experiences back spasms, but almost everyone’s back gets more vulnerable with age. My… Read more »
Many of you have asked for a little something extra, so we have come up with a program that fits the bill. At InForm Fitness, we strive to serve your needs, while honoring our ‘once‐a‐week is all you need’ workout. We want to focus on strengthening the spine and core without sacrificing the compound movements… Read more »
WILL WOMEN BULK UP FROM WEIGHT TRAINING The number of women clients who express their fear of “bulking up” from doing strength training with me grows every day. I rarely come across a woman who wants to build a lot of muscle, almost all the people who train with me want to ‘tone up’ and… Read more »
Studies suggest stretching does not improve performance, prevent injury or
There is no perfect workout. But if there was, it would look a lot like the Power of 10 Method.
Should women exercise while pregnant? A recent story in the news brought up this frequently asked question.
With countless myths and old wives tales running through every family and community circle, expectant mothers are bombarded with advice.
When I started InForm Fitness I wanted to share my beliefs about the value and efficacy of the Power-of-10 workout.
A recent article about the Functional Fitness Movement has me fuming, this new fad is neither efficient nor safe.
Once in a while my wife and I watch movies together at home. We love movies that entertain us and provide some respite from life. Occasionally, I relate to a main character or they might strike a chord. One recent evening as my wife and I were watching The Contender, a 2000 movie with Joan… Read more »
Sometimes I wonder why people just don’t cancel their gym memberships and join InForm Fitness. I have long asked myself, with genuine curiosity and not out of a fanatical, I just-drank-my-own-Kool-Aid belief kind of way, why would any reasonable person spend 5 or more hours a week on their fitness regime when 20 minutes would… Read more »
I have focused my attention and efforts on blogging for three months now, because I am passionate about helping others discover the benefits of healthy living. By healthy living I mean getting adequate rest, eating well, and regularly performing safe and efficient exercise. Until now, my soapbox audience has been limited to either those who… Read more »
While none of us can escape the inevitability of passing time, we are not entirely powerless over our own aging process, and do not have to surrender to its effects. I can now, with complete confidence, assert that InForm Fitness is home to the real Fountain of Youth! That’s right folks. The Power of 10… Read more »