Get On Up
Katelyn Sander

Get On Up

Living Well

Fellas and Gals I’m ready to get up and do my thing…


Get On Up Off That Floor!

Okay… maybe we don’t all want to be sex machines. But I certainly want to be strong, limber, and coordinated. Young bodies can so easily get down and then up off the floor. I want to be able to do that too. Now and well into my 60s, my 70s, and beyond. Picnics, Lego, and wrestling matches with my kids… and then grandkids?! Yes please.

Have you heard of the “sitting-rising” test? This simple challenge asks you to sit down on the floor and then get on up without using your hands or knees. It’s not as easy as it sounds.


Did you try it?

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Inspiration of the Day

“It is well known that aerobic fitness is strongly related to survival, but our study also shows that maintaining high levels of body flexibility, muscle strength, power-to-body weight ratio and co-ordination are not only good for performing daily activities, but have a favorable influence on life expectancy.” – Claudio Gil Araújo, Team Lead for the development of the “sitting-rising” test

Click here to read more about the “sitting-rising” test.

You may not agree with the notion that proficiency in this test is indicative of a longer life. But I bet you can appreciate how better strength, mobility, and balance would certainly lead to a better life: Fewer falls, injuries, better sports, and recreational performance, increased physical comfort throughout the day and night, increased independence, better ability to help and play with those we love… The list is pretty endless.

So, what do you need to? Get moving. Keep moving. Work systematically on both your mobility and stability. Take a moment to review my last two blog posts. Join one of our Live Workouts. Shameless plug: I’m teaching MuscleFIT tomorrow morning at 8:00am! Join me. I have endless ideas on how to work on your mobility and strength.

And please reach out with any questions or anything specific we can help you with!

Don’t hesitate! Just Get On Up!

Live Workout of the Day

Today is going to be a great day because we’ve got our THREE regular live workouts for you to join!

MOBILITY & STABILITY WITH ADRIANA

Join Adriana for your morning pick-me-up! This workout will focus on moving through a full range of motion and develop your full body control, flexibility, and usable range.

Recommended equipment: yoga block or pillow

Join Adriana at 7:30am (45 minutes) from your own living room.

Click here to join the workout.

Meeting ID: 812 2541 6617
Password: 013104

CYCLING WITH JAMES

Get an amazing cardiovascular workout on an indoor bike. The workout will simulate an outdoor ride, including a mix of intervals and hills.

Recommended equipment: bike trainer

Join James at 11:00am (45 minutes) from your own living room.

Click here to join the workout.

Meeting ID: 862 7308 7908
Password: 263088

RIP IT UP WITH GAVIN

This workout will challenge you to your max! Come out and perform the prescribed workout for the day. This workout utilizes all your skills, from coordination to endurance and strength. No equipment necessary, you’ll just need your body weight!

Join Gavin today at 12:00pm (35 minutes) from your own living room.

Click here to join the workout.

Meeting ID: 842 2984 9491
Password: 510345

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Click here to view this week’s schedule.

To learn more about our virtual live workouts, please reach out to Lauren directly.

Trainer Moves of the Day

There’s nothing better than a Turkish Get Up to train your ability to get off the floor!


For questions about today’s Trainer Moves you can connect directly with Meg here.

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Do you have a “Something of the Day” you’d like us to share?! Email Meg.

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