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Think Fit. Be Fit.
Effective thinking for potent workouts
Think Fit. Be Fit. podcast is dedicated to optimizing exercise and overall human function.  It is best described as the intersection of exercise mechanics, muscle expertise, and embracing curiosity.  The human body is a wonderful teacher if you know how to listen to it, being open and having fun is part of that process.
Jennifer Schwartz, hostess and founder of Impact Your Fitness and Impact Sport Science Group has helped hundreds of athletes and people around Washington DC move without pain and exercise to their fullest potential.  
This podcast is important because people are missing out on living a better life because they don't understand that body awareness is a combination of taking feedback, listening, and learning.  It is not a practice of self-judgement and societal expectations.  Don't choose unhappiness over uncertainty.  Embrace the process!

Sep 27, 2019

The ultimate opportunity with being fit and staying fit is carrying over strength from decade to decade.  Hamstrings are majorly important because this group of muscles are such a common hurdle for active people.  
Not knowing how to make them more flexible
Not know how to target their weaknesses
And how they can fail us during high speed movements which impacts the knee ligaments directly.
This isn’t the first or last time I’ll say this: Healthy muscle mass is one of the keys to successful aging. It’s scary to think that this can be taken away with a single injury that compounds into an exercise and wellness road block.  The solution with Think Fit Be Fit is to learn more about the thing you are trying to change:
check out my guide on weak + tight hamstrings.  CLICK HERE
What you’ll learn in this episode
  • The specifics of a hamstring targeted exercise
  • the importance of the Strength Curve
  • How I challenge my hamstrings and protect them from injury
  • That deadlifts are my last choice for strengthening hamstrings. 

Links of interest:

Jenn on Instagram

MAT friend Ryan on Instagram- a good follow for back pain sufferers

Stop the butt wink

A squat with tension 

A squat with pulse 

Interesting hamstring curl scheme