Lisa Weigand, Owner 3D Fitness, Houston, TX
by Lisa Weigand
Our wonderful bodies are uniquely and beautifully made. And they are designed to move. Life improves when we participate in physical activities we enjoy. Fitness training can serve many purposes for us, from improving athletic or job performance, reducing stress or body aches, keeping up with our children, controlling our weight and other health measurements, using our body as a means of transportation, or expressing ourselves artistically through types of dance. Whatever the specific purpose, it is clear that physical fitness improves our quality of life. The body is connected to the mind and spirit and one influences the other. You simply cannot train one without influencing the other. For example, when we see and feel our bodies perform more gracefully, we gain confidence. When we learn more about the mechanisms of how our bodies move or “function”, we feel more in control of them. This sense of control often translates to a feeling of empowerment in other areas of our lives.
Why call the studio “3D Fitness”? No, no special glasses are required to see us…
We train the body to be functional in 3 planes of motion, i.e. sagittal, frontal, transverse, & all combinations of the 3, because that’s the world we live in! Understanding fitness requires an understanding of “AFS” or Applied Functional Science. This includes not only extensive knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, but also how the body in motion relates to the laws of physics and all of the forces it encounters during daily activity.
Often times we'll encourage the body by using a manual technique called FMR, or Functional Manual Reaction. "Functional Manual Reaction is the name that the Gray Institute uses to describe the application of hands to bone segments in order to facilitate an optimal sequence of motion during a functional movement. FMR is used during the clinical tasks of movement assessment, functional training, and rehabilitation." www.GrayInstitute.com
What is your favorite sport or physical activity? Perhaps golf? Dancing? Walking Lassie? In your opinion, could it be performed better? Would doing so lead to other benefits you desire such as increased energy, improved self image, or less time suffering from some illnesses or pain? I believe this is possible. Teaching and improving movement patterns with our functional training can lead you to the many more positives in your life that you desire. Whether it be via Pilates, TRX Suspension Training, BOSU, Kettlebells, Strength Training & Conditioning, or a combination of Nutrition Counseling and Fitness Training, 3D Fitness has the tools and the know-how to raise your body’s level of fitness. Then the empowerment will be yours for the taking, free of charge. And after you begin, expect great things to happen!
· Watch your appearance transform from the inside out
· Experience more restful sleep
· Reduce the body’s aches & pains
· Play and MOVE with more confidence
· Strengthen core muscles and stand up taller
· Begin to enjoy eating more healthy foods
· FIND THE COURAGE TO KICK THE NEGATIVE ENERGY OUT OF YOUR LIFE
I believe this because I’ve witnessed it in my own life, and every day I see it happen for the clients at 3D Fitness. The only question is, are YOU ready to feel better? Move better? Click here to email Lisa and start training today!
"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do." Epictetus
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