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Best Winter Reads

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Welcome to my book picks for winter 2021!  Winter is a great time for cuddling up with a book, a fire, a blanket, and some time to kill when it’s too cold to go outside.  Here are some of my favorites from the last few months. 

5 Fitness Tips for Beginners

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We've all had to start from scratch, and know how scary it can be. Walking (in person, or virtually!) into a new fitness studio causes anxiety, fear, panic and sometimes, we don't even make it to the door due to these feelings! Believe me, it's 100% normal, and happens to anyone approaching something new. Yet, we can't let our lives be dominated by fear. We need to be challenged in new and exciting ways. That's why we've created 5 Fitness Tips for Beginners to help you push past that fear and start your journey to health and wellness, TODAY! 

Inclusivity & Fitness

How You Can Help Change the Industry

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in·clu·siv·i·ty

the practice or policy of providing equal access to opportunities and resources for people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized, such as those having physical or mental disabilities or belonging to other minority groups.

 

This has long been a topic of conversation since the very founding of Kaia FIT, and one of our guiding principles. Our founder started Kaia with the idea that inclusivity in the fitness industry is key to our success as individuals:

Myth Busters: Why Sit-Ups Won't Give You A 6-Pack

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You may not be aware, but the Army recently removed sit-ups from their physical fitness tests, and it sounds like the Marines & Navy might not be far behind.

 

So why the change, after all this time? Why are sit-ups getting such a bad rap?

 

At Kaia, our programming and education team have discussed in-depth why we would start eliminating sit-ups and incorporate other exercises for core strengthening in our training.

 

So, let’s dive in & bust the myth that sit-ups are the best core exercise for you, while also going over what is my top favorite core exercise.

6-Week Bootcamp Coming Soon!

BRIK Bootcamp

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With a New Year comes LOTS of new resolutions. After spending the past year socially distant, learning new skills, connecting in new ways, many of us are ready to hit restart and refresh what the coming year will bring. 

Did you know

the Statistics Brain 2017 survey of 1,129 American adults¹ found that the top category was “lose weight/healthier eating” at 21.4% of resolutions. For comparison, the next closest category was “life/self improvements” at 12.3%—so weight loss and healthier eating were by far the leading resolution in this survey?

 

Make (and keep) Your Resolutions

3-D Goal Setting

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It's almost time for a New Year, and boy, do we need it! Resolutions usually hold strong for the first few weeks of the new year, but did you know that most people give up on their resolutions by January 31?  The trick to making your resolutions stick with you all year is making them meaningful to you and creating a roadmap to success. 

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