Americans are obsessed with the notion that they need to be thin to be healthy. Stores are filled with “diet” foods, reduced fat and sugar free options that suggest if we eat them, we will be healthy. Print and television ads overwhelmingly show thin people, implying that you must be thin to be healthy.
The fitness industry has focused on losing fat for decades. From P90X to Zumba to the Insanity Workout, we are bombarded with exercise programs that tell us we have to “get shredded,” suffer pain and deprive ourselves to become fit and healthy.
Most of us spend a lot of time worrying about life. Life issues, meaning money, work, family and our health. Interesting is the fact that without the last one, our health, we really can’t effect the others. To make money or take care of the family we need to be strong and healthy. At Abstract Bodyworks, we design programs to not only help a client stay leaner and stronger but do this in as little as 15 minutes a week. Whole Body health really has to be a program that is sustainable. Working out 30 minutes a week is something that almost anyone’s schedule can handle. Three hours a week, not so much. How important to your life is time?
According to research, time is number one when looking at starting any new exercise program. In fact if an exercise program takes more than 90 minutes a week the trainee will quit in less than 90 days and never to go back.
As our slogan states, our goal is to make you look younger and live stronger. To succeed in this, our goal is to educate you on a way of life that will give you freedom and ultimately bring you happiness in an area that people so often find discouraging and difficult. Our philosophy boils down to two elements: exercise versus recreation, to put it another way, physical health versus mental health. You see, there is a common misconception in today’s society and that is that you cannot be having fun if you are exercising, that if you are exercising the way you SHOULD be, in a clinical and sterile environment, it should be painful. We want to change the way you think. To see that your body is wonderfully complex and it has systems in place that are designed to maintain health, the problem is that in today’s society we do not use those systems so our health declines.