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Welcome to Threshold Fitness
Providing practical, sustainable fitness programs for busy individuals.

Threshold Fitness promotes optimal fitness through healthy nutrition and regular exercise. A Threshold Fitness training program may be for you if you:

  • Don’t exercise but want to start
  • Exercise some, but want help setting and reaching goals
  • Want to lose weight
  • Want to get more fit
  • Want help finding the time in your busy schedule to exercise

Click here to learn more about Threshold Fitness.


Heath and fitness news

February 2014 Newsletter

Plan a ‘balanced’ exercise program
A quality, balanced exercise program should include aerobic exercise, resistance training, stretching exercises and balance training.  Many individuals are familiar with the first three types of exercise, but working on improving balance is sometimes overlooked.  Benefits of good balance include improved agility and motor control in sports, as well as in daily activities.  Improved balance is thought to decrease lower extremity injury rates in several types of athletes.  And as we age, the risk and fear of falling can negatively impact our quality of life significantly...read more...


NEW: Fitness: Use it or Lose It - on about.com

You can only out train your diet for so long - on RIFitMag.com
- 3 common eating habit mistakes
Study finds more skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning than lung cancer cases due to smoking - on skincancer.org
Core workout for downhill skiing - on OutsideOnline.com
Arnold Schwarzenegger's tips for working out on the road - on CNN.com
How sleep loss adds to weight gain on NYTimes.com
To ensure bone health, start early on NYTimes.com

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Get fit!

  1. Make a commitment to yourself to stick to a plan.
  2. Consult with your physician if applicable (go to FAQs if you're not sure).
  3. Set goals.
  4. Review your current schedule and obligations.
  5. Fill out the Start-Up Packet and sign up for a plan.
  6. Get fit!

 

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"What is functional
training?"

Diagonal chop

Functional training involves exercises that utilizes motions in multiple planes, similar to motions used in sports, at work and in activities of daily living. Other exercises, for example, using machines at a gym, often use motion patterns in only one plane.

Functional training frequently implements medicine balls, stability balls, resistance bands and one's own body weight as the sources of resistance. This type of training can be used alone or in combination with traditional resistance training.

Download a warm up routine using functional training.

Purchase functional training equipment from PerformBetter.com.

 

 

 


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