Signature Talk: Fitness Redefined

Shifting Your Paradigm 

Traditional Exercise Approach: More is better 

  1. Calories burned 
  2. Higher intensity 
  3. Time in the gym. 

New Fitness Approach: How, not how much

  1. Less but better 
  2. Movement and mobility 
  3. Make it part of your life. 

“Exercise is a human invention designed to allow us to compensate for the fact that we are not living the way we are supposed to.” –- Dr. Andreo Spina 

Personal Movement Inventory

Are you sitting during your commute? 
Are you sitting at work?
Are you consuming technology during the evening while sitting?

The Four Fitness Components

  1. Movement
  2. Mobility
  3. Strength
  4. Cardio


Your Next Moves 

1. Identify the “I want” you will receive from fitness. I want to work out so that… 

2. Decide on a daily movement strategy. Each day I will…  

3. Decide on a fitness focus. 

  • When I go back home, I will do:
  • To make it easy, I will:

Recommended Reading

  • No Sweat by Michelle Segar, Ph.D.
  • Spark, The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by James Ratney, MD
  • Get Up, Why Your Chair Is Killing You by James A. Levine, MD 
  • The Oxygen Advantage by Dr. Patrick McKeown 
  • Deskbound by Kelly Starrett, DPT 
  • The Roll Model by Jill Miller