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Nicole, a leader in the fitness industry has a wealth of knowledge and experience as a fitness professional. Nicole has proven herself with scientific-based programs that give results to all fitness level and ages. Her education and experience has enabled her to work with those in the medical field to leaders in the corporate world. Nicole has experience working with those who are disabled including amputees, paraplegics, stoke victims, cancer survivors and heart patients. Her specialty is designing corrective exercise programs, so that a strong foundation is built, providing injury free results.

Friday, August 26, 2011

How to Keep Getting Results with Your Exercise Routine

Whether your fitness goal is weight loss, building muscle or increasing strength, after 4-weeks people often stop getting the results they once saw when they first began their exercise program. When you stop getting results, it can be frustrating and you are more likely to stop exercising. To avoid a plateau and keep getting results with exercise, there is a simple method that can be applied called the F.I.T.T. principle. The “F” stands for frequency and refers to how often you exercise. “I” stands for intensity and defines the difficulty of the exercise or activity. The “T” stands for time and refers to the length of each exercise session. The final “T” stands for type and refers to the specific exercises or activities in your exercise routine. Applying the F.I.T.T. principle is a simple and easy way to avoid a plateau with your exercise routine. If you follow the F.I.T.T. principle each month, you will continue to get results, enjoy exercise and avoid overuse injuries.

Applying the F.I.T.T Principle of Exercise
The F.I.T.T principle is easy to follow. All you need to do is alter each component of the principle of a monthly basis and you will be on your way to achieve your fitness goals.

F=Frequency: Change the number of days you exercise. For example, if you currently exercise 3 days a week, begin exercising 4 days a week.

I=Intensity: Increase the amount of weight or intensity level. For example, if you currently lift 10 lbs., try lifting 12 lbs.

T=Time: Increase the amount of time for each exercise session. For example, if you currently exercise for 30 minutes, increase your exercise sessions to 40 minutes.

T=Type: Choose a different activity that you enjoy. For example, if you currently walk for exercise, try cycling.

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