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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!

May 18, 2020

“Cueing is the substance of our message” Nick Winkleman PhD
 
Trainers, athletes, therapists and coaches- has this EVER been more true?
 
Cueing may be one of the most underrated skillsets that get developed by fitness professionals.  There is an art attached to cueing and choosing the substance of our words that is aligned to improving every aspect of performance- speed, autonomic nervous system, efficiency and strength.  
 
Virtual fitness might be a part of the new norm.  Interacting online when it comes to movement might be the necessary inconvenience that will make you a better trainer and mover.  Join Jenn on this episode for a perspective on learning the art of cueing for fitness, athletic coaching and therapeutic exercise. 
 
This episode highlights a special guest, Dr. Paul Juris Ed.D.  He is a noted kinesiologist specializing in education, motor skill development, sports performance enhancement, rehabilitation, and intuitive program development. He has also provided extensive sports development, rehabilitation, and educational consulting for organizations including the NBA, NHL, USTA, US Cycling Federation, the PGA, and US Equestrian Team.  Paul was previously Vice President, Science and Education, at PGA Kinematics Lab. He served as Director of the Equinox Fitness Training Institute
 
Links of interest:
Some of Paul’s work at Cybex https://www.cybexintl.com/education/exerciseanalysis/
Nick Winkleman PhD, The Language of Coaching  https://amzn.to/2W4m9Sd
Dr. Gabriele Wulf http://optimalmotorlearning.com/
 
2 previous podcast episodes on Motor Learning and Motor Control
April 1 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gregory-gordon-motor-learning-skill-acquisition-in/id1379865962?i=1000470203837
 
April 8 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gregory-gordon-pt2-motor-learning-skill-acquisition/id1379865962?i=1000470874657