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Prescription For A Great Life | Part 2



Have you ever asked yourself why being fit is important?

Is it just for the sake of being fit? Just for the sake of being able to boast a huge back squat number or an improved 1 mile run time? Or for the sake of being able to win a local fitness competition?

Sure, it’s fun to watch your numbers improve and fun to feel proud of your physical gains, but if that’s all fitness is for you—for the sake of being fit—we think you’re missing the big picture.

How much you could lift in your 20s just isn’t going to matter to you when you’re old and grey.

We believe being fit is important because it means you’ll live a happier, healthier life, both inside, and more importantly, outside of the gym.

This is where our Prescription For A Great Life comes in—designed so our clients and coaches can be their best selves. So they can put their health and fitness to use in life. So they can live great lives.

We believe living a great life means you’re generally physically prepared for anything life might throw your way.

Our ultimate goal is longevity. We want you to be to thrive in your adult soccer league at 40. We don’t want you to have to hesitate and question your abilities before going on an four-hour hike with your grandchildren at 65. And at 85, we want you living independently, doing your own housework and going for walks, maybe even runs. In other words, we want you to remain fit, healthy and vital enough to avoid the old-age home and the hospital.



Our Prescription For A Great Life is centered around the philosophy that you have a Coach for Life, a focus on fundamental movements essential for thriving in life, consistent training, accountability, and community support, and a plan of action that helps set you up for long-term success.

We aim for clean eating 90% of the time, getting out and enjoying nature at least once a week, playing a sport or activity at least once a week, trying a new sport once a year, and embarking on a new adventure at least once a year.


Let's talk about our Prescription for a Great Life Part #2:

2. Clean Eating (90% of the time):

We believe living a great life means you’re generally physically prepared for anything life might throw your way.

Consistent training, disciplined dietary and sleep habits, and having FUN are all important factors to leading a great life. 

What you are putting in to your body to help fuel your actions is an integral part of our prescription.

We believe in clean eating about 90% of the time.

Optimal diets will differ from person to person depending on your wants and needs.

We also believe that for optimal health, your diet should consist of whole, unprocessed foods the majority of the time.



From time to time it’s okay—emotionally healthy even—to let loose and indulge yourself.

Your Coach for Life will also help you with implementing and following through with a healthy nutrition plan.

Although diets will differ from person to person depending on your wants and needs, we believe for optimal health, your diet should consist of whole, unprocessed foods 90% of the time.

The other 10% simply means it’s ok—emotionally healthy even—to have a beer or a piece of cake from time to time.

As we’ve already said, our goal is to make your life easier. When you’re fit, you’ll be more generally physically prepared for life.

Although optimal diets vary from person to person, generally speaking the data that we have collected over the past 10 years, shows that people function better with little to no: wheat, starch, or sugar.  

Some people might be able to get away with eating. dairy, while others... not so much.  

Most people function best eating: poultry, fish, lean red meat, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and some fruit.  



Finding your optimal diet will take some trial and error, and some back and forth between you and your Coach for Life to find the best strategy for your goals, genetic makeup, and lifestyle.  

We hope you enjoyed this article and are now motivated and inspired to help improve your overall fitness to help support your lifestyle goals!



Group Class Programming for Wednesday June 21st, 2017:

"Nancy"



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