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A Podcast Network Dedicated to Effective Thinking for Potent Exercise.
Our current offering consists of three shows that will help bring your limitless fitness potential within reach by teaching you how to think outside the box and into the undertones of exercise.
Think Fit. Be Fit. is released on Mondays, Fitness for Consumption is released on Wednesdays and Peach Pit Fitness is released on the first Monday of every month. 
Our host roster have over 70+ years of experience in exercise science, personal training, athletic training, kinesiology and innovating throughout the fitness industry.
This ongoing conversation about the nuances of training will help trainers, coaches and fitness lovers connect deeper to their exercise and the process of exercise science. Let's create a new conversation about exercise!

May 1, 2019

Those of us with previous injuries can’t afford to waste time in the gym on what we ’think’ should be working, The ability to maintain and gain physical strength for our entire body is not born from a reactive or passive process.  This episode is dedicated to exercises that create a healing stimulus, which belongs in your Active Recovery routine in order to perform well on all aspects of your fitness for the long-term.


Benefits to having Active Recovery part of your workout regimen:

  • The opportunity to rehearse exercises that are difficult and work on the pieces of full performance of that exercise
  • Improving the chances of consistent exercise and exercise longevity by preventing a lot of muscle soreness
  • Improving flexibility & strength
  • Building resistance to injury

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Why NSAIDS are a bad idea for muscle soreness
  • 2 concepts that most trainers and therapists do not teach when it comes to managing chronic injury
  • Why tendon strength and recovery might matter more than muscle recovery
  • Being specific and detailed is the foundation for making your efforts worthwhile in Active Recovery.  
  • Building resistance to injury by being specific about the decisions of taking a proactive approach not only in our intention but in our effort at helping our body recover from exercise


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