A Whole9 guest post by Kate Galliett, creator of Fit for Real Life and The Unbreakable Body, an online strength and mobility program. Where there has been significant injury, significant recovery is required. When living with a disease or condition that affects your long-term ability to engage in physical activity, exercise can be a double-edged sword. It releases endorphins that help you feel good, a welcome feeling when the frustration of physical limitations is also present. Exercise also … [Read more...]
The Mental Side of Fitness
A Whole9 guest post by Kate Galliett, creator of Fit for Real Life and The Unbreakable Body, an online strength and mobility program. There’s more than one road to Rome. You can select a traditional weight lifting program. You can choose a bodybuilding program. You can choose a bodyweight-only training program. The most important thing is that you select a program that you enjoy and are excited about. Once you’ve selected a program to take you to your “Rome” (whether it be a deadlift PR, a … [Read more...]
3 Ways to Improve Your Posture
A Whole9 guest post by Kate Galliett, creator of Fit for Real Life and The Unbreakable Body, an online strength and mobility program. What is postural strength? At its simplest, ‘postural strength’ can be defined as having strength in the muscles that hold you upright. So does this mean that to have postural strength you have to stand like you’ve got a book on your head and a clothes hanger stuffed in the back of your shirt? ‘Book-on-head’ type posture implies a rigidity that misses the point … [Read more...]
Take Back the Fun! What Really Makes You Happy?
A guest post from Kate Galliet, founder of Fit For Real Life and owner of ProKine Performance in St. Charles, IL Thanks to my first article (When Work Takes Over Your Free Time) you’ve recognized the value of separating work into work time and fun into fun time, you’ve improved your organization, you’ve stopped multi-tasking—all in the name of feeling less stress and finding more free time for fun. Now what? Bring in the Fun Here’s a classic question: “What would you do with your day if … [Read more...]