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Cardio Fitness

Cardio/Fitness

OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® has a popular and effective fitness program that combines cardiovascular exercise, strength training, and high-intensity interval training (HIIT). It's designed to provide a comprehensive and balanced workout that improves cardiovascular endurance, burns calories, and builds strength. Here's an overview of how OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS®

 

Personalized Approach: The OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS®AXIS CORE system allows instructors to tailor the intensity of the workout to each participant's fitness level. This makes OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® suitable for people of various fitness levels.

OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® aims to provide the “FATIGUE NOT FAILURE” effect where participants continue to burn calories even after the workout is finished due to the elevated heart rate. It's important to note that while OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® is highly effective, it may not be the best fit for everyone.

Variety: OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® workouts vary from day to day, preventing plateaus and keeping participants engaged. This variation also challenges different muscle groups and energy systems.

Strength Training: OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® Participants also engage in strength training exercises using body weight, dumbbells, balance boards and other equipment. This helps build lean muscle mass and improve overall strength.

Rowing: Rowing engages both the upper and lower body, providing an effective full-body workout while improving cardiovascular fitness.

Interval Training: OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® workouts are based on HIT and interval training, where participants alternate between periods of intense exercise and periods of lower-intensity recovery or active rest.

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): HIIT involves alternating between short bursts of intense exercise and periods of rest or lower-intensity activity. It's efficient and can be done with various exercises like squats, planks, or other bodyweight exercises.

Cycling: Whether indoor on a stationary bike or outdoor on a bicycle, cycling is a low-impact cardio activity that works your lower body muscles and helps improve leg strength and endurance.

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OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® Boxing Techniques and Movements :

  • Perform seated or standing jabs and crosses, focusing on controlled movements.

  • Incorporate head movement by gently bobbing and weaving in response to verbal cues or a trainer's movements.

  • Practice simple footwork drills, like tapping feet in different directions or marching.


OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® Interval Training (5 minutes):

  • Incorporate short bursts of higher-intensity movements, like faster punches or more dynamic footwork.

  • Follow each burst with a period of slower, controlled movements or active rest.

OSTEOPATHIC FITNESS® Safety Considerations:

  • Maintain proper hydration throughout the workout.

  • Ensure a safe workout environment, free from tripping hazards.

  • Use appropriate footwear with good support.

  • Have a chair or support nearby if needed for balance.

  • Modify exercises as needed and avoid overexertion.

  • Listen to your body and stop immediately if you experience pain or discomfort.

The best cardio exercise for you depends on your fitness level, preferences, any existing health conditions, and your long-term goals. It's important to choose an activity you enjoy and can sustain over time. Additionally, a well-rounded fitness routine often includes a mix of different activities to keep things interesting and to work various muscle groups. Always consult a healthcare professional before starting a new exercise program, especially if you have any underlying health concerns.

 

Remember that consistency is key, and progress should be gradual. Over time, you can adjust the workout duration, intensity, and complexity based on individual capabilities and improvements. Always prioritize safety and communicate regularly with healthcare professionals to ensure that the workout plan aligns with the individual's health status.

Call (203) 240-4020 to schedule a free initial session!

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383 Main Street, Ridgefield CT, 06877

Serving Ridgefield, Wilton, Redding, New Canaan, North Salem NY, South Salem NY, Lewisboro NY, Pound Ridge NY.

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