Give 100% all of the time. Some days are easier than others. On days when you have little energy to give, give 100% of whatever energy you do have. Live and work to your maximum potential every day and great things will happen!
Training your Body for Life
To guide and equip people with the knowledge to achieve their health and fitness goals through nutrition, strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness training.
Leigh Carter Method
At Leigh Carter Personal Training Kelowna we pride ourselves on result-based training. We begin with a comprehensive health assessment to evaluate our clients current levels of fitness. Indicators of blood pressure, resting heart rate, weight body fat are measured and any pre-existing medical conditions are considered.
Next is a biomechanical assessment, which will evaluate a clients strength, flexibility and movement patterns that are key factors to the design of a customized treatment and fitness plan. Finally a dietary survey will be made and a nutritional plan will be drawn up to enhance the results of the functional health and fitness programme. Once the assessments are conducted a comprehensive training plan is formulated and presented to the client so that they understand what is expected of them, to meet their desired health and fitness goals and achieve optimum health.
Sessions will begin immediately there after, and continue on average three times a weekly depending upon the needs availability and goals of each client. Once improvements in strength, flexibility and endurance are realized, progressions are incorporated and the intensity/complexity of the exercise are increased in a safe and sustainable manner. All aspects of the training will be measured so the client can always see their progress. Above all, training is made fun and will be tailored to the clients specific likes and dislikes so that training is pleasurable and effective.
Functional training attempts to adapt or develop exercises, which allow individuals to perform the activities of daily life more easily and without injuries.
· Functional strength training
· Balanced nutrition
· Mobility, agility, flexibility
· Cardio vascular training
· Measurable results
Clean, balanced eating is an integral part of achieving weight and/or health goals and preventing disease. You cannot train out a bad diet and proper nutrition is essential to reaching fitness goals
Building lean, functional muscle improves physical performance and reduces body fat. The ratio of lean muscle to fat that the body is carrying is a more accurate indicator of overall health than total body weight.
Improved cardiovascular conditioning increases energy and stamina during workouts and throughout the day. Cardiovascular training is essential to maintaining many health measures, including cholesterol and blood pressure and overall quality of life.
It is imperative to start each day with a goal that you believe you can achieve and the desire to achieve it.
Improving and maintaining full range of motion and muscle co-ordination as we age reduces the risk of injury.
Making small changes and doing them consistently ensures success.
Living a balanced lifestyle is the most important thing we can do to ensure long-term health.