Fighting through your fears

One of the biggest challenges that face people who want to start a fitness program is insecurity. And who could blame them based on some of the stereotypical thoughts when it comes to what goes on at a fitness facility. Fighting through our fears is one of the biggest challenges in life. But when you fight through your fears you are rewarded with some of the best things life has to offer.

Take it slow. Your fast pace could be causing you pain.

For those of you committed to a training program or an exercise plan, you may be doing everything you can to ensure you get results. Then a little injury pops up. You think, it’s not a big deal and it doesn’t keep you from working hard, so you push through, proving your dedication. Well, I am here to tell you that if you slow down when you are exercising you will allow your body to move as it is intended to, repair recurring injuries, and limit the opportunity for new injuries to happen.

Foam rolling to improved mobility, pain relief, and better posture

Our goal at Wilcox Wellness & Fitness is to keep everyone injury free and operating at their peak performance. Essentially, foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial release, or self-massage, that gets rid of adhesions in your muscles and connective tissues. Foam rolling increases blood flow to your muscles, allowing them to perform more naturally while helping with recovery and improving performance.

Have a healthy holiday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are a time for celebration with family and friends. They’re also the time of year when many people find themselves “falling off the wagon” when it comes to healthy habits. This can lead to a lot of guilt and stress during a time that should be enjoyed and cherished.

Words from a client who is “in it”

I truly think that I have the best job in the world. On a daily basis I am able to see people go through beautiful transformations. I’m not talking about toning up, weight loss, or looking great in a bikini (yes, that does happen here and it’s awesome!) I am talking about honest to goodness […]