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Myths Related to Working with a Registered Dietitian

Close your eyes and imagine a Dietician. What words, associations, and thoughts come to mind? No fun diet. Weight-loss. Food police. Dietitians are often shed in a negative light and not fully understood as a profession. Let’s bust these myths to unveil the truth and see how these specialists can help us all! Myth #1: All Dietitians are the same.  Like all medical professions, the diversity among Dietitians is vast.

Connected Training

FlexIt offers a variety of health and well-being modalities that users can enjoy Wherever, Whenever®. Whether it be fitness sessions from the comfort of your own home or personalized nutrition plans from our registered nutritionists, the options truly are countless. Perhaps the most versatile of FlexIt’s offerings is Connected Training™. How Does It Work? Connected Training™ is one of FlexIt’s many offerings that allow you to stick to your fitness

Calculating Calories (dos and don’ts)

Calorie Deficit, Why Does it Matter? A calorie deficit occurs when the number of calories you eat is less than the number of calories you burn. Creating a calorie deficit over time leads to weight loss.  Calculating Calorie Needs  Individual calorie needs are based on a variety of factors including age, sex, general health, body size, height, activity levels, body composition, and health goals. You can use prediction equations to

FlexIt Ask a Trainer: Chris Pabon Offers His Take on High-reps/low weight

Chris Pabon is an elite FlexIt trainer who is AAPT certified. Chris prioritizes goal setting and goal accomplishment for his clients. In the eighth installment of FlexIt: Ask a Trainer, Chris Pabon busts myths and offers insight into these two best practices. Is a high-rep, low-weight workout better than a low-rep, high-weight workout? What are the benefits of each? Chris offers his take on the matter!

Most Common Injuries for Adults Over 40

Bones losing mass is one reason why those aged 40 and above are more prone to injury. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, most people, men and women alike, reach peak bone mass between the ages of 25-30. Starting at age 40, we begin to lose bone faster than we can replace it. Less dense bones are more fragile which leads to more frequent fractures such as stress