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  • Personal Training in Gainesville - Axis Training Studio - Oops, they sent the wrong one!

    Oops, they sent the wrong one!

    What happened? You may be thinking that looking at our new e-newsletter! What happened? Just as we know you expect to see changes when training with AXIS, we like to deliver changes in other ways too! We know you get bombarded with emails, so let's keep this short and sweet: our goal with the AXIS Insider is to give you a short article for motivation, events to keep on your radar, and nutrition tips you can easily use. THAT'S IT! So, today we say hello and deliver the rundown of upcoming events! Did you GET our quick e-newsletter? Make sure to subscribe to our mailing list and we will sign you up! Send an email to Kat@AxisTrainingStudio.com and say, "I want in!" to get signed ....

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  • Why Kettlebells?

    Beginner? Intermediate? Advanced athlete? All can benefit from kettlebell training. Continue reading to see our top 10 benefits of kettlebell training...
    Power output Increased power output is something many athletes seek, but many times the average person training for general health and well-being neglect it. Power is defined as pr oportional speed at which you can apply this maximal force. The effects of building more power will improve maximal strength, increase athleticism, and improve overall conditioning.
    Changing center of gravity Training with kettlebells challenges the body to react to a constantly changing center of gravity. Kettlebells are designed ....

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  • Do your feet hurt?

    Do you have pain in or around your heel? Does this pain radiate throughout your foot? Do your first few steps in the morning cause a sharp or stabbing pain? You may have plantar fasciitis. What is the plantar fascia? Your foot has a thick fibrous ligament that runs from your heel all the way to your toes. This thick weblike ligament supports your arch and helps you walk. When the fascia is over stretched tiny tears can occur in the surface which can cause pain and inflammation and ultimately leading to plantar fasciitis. What causes it? A number of factors can contribute to plantar fasciitis but you’re at a higher risk if you are overweight or obese ....

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  • Careers

    AXIS Training Studio works to educate, motivate, and inspire people to become the best version of themselves through our training, nutrition and lifestyle programs. We have an awesome team we are proud of, clients that are happy, and a staff of champions! We take pride in our work as health and wellness educators and strive to inspire healthy and sustainable lifestyles. Over the last couple of years we’ve had tremendous growth and we are looking for a part-time trainer. It’s our goal to help thousands of north Florida residents, feel and perform their best. To do this, we need a strong supporting cast, which includes a SOLID Exercise Physiologist/Personal Trainer ....

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  • The Importance of Proper Posture

    The importance of posture
    If you take a look around you, you will most likely see most Americans slumped over at their desks or hunched over their smartphones for endless hours. This can actually attribute to many of the health problems inflating in North America. Did you know that the way you hold yourself can actually affect digestion, breathing, and memory/learning. The importance of posture goes a long way. Digestion:
    The proper body alignment is extremely important to make sure your organs can function as intended. Poor posture can compress the abdominal muscles involved in digestion which then affects peristaltic function (alternate muscle contraction and ....

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  • Why shoes, orthotics and assessments should all be individualized

    Foot pain? Back pain? Hip pain? Fixing the way your feet function can help alleviate some of these chronic issues. This is why your shoes, orthotics (if necessary) and your physical assessments should all be individualized. Although almost everyone can benefit from specific shoe recommendations, custom orthotics, and/or assessments. It can be a hassle to find shoes that orthotics fit inside. Do your shoes accommodate your orthotics? I recommend finding a stable, well built, neutral shoe. I know that the type of shoes you wear daily can vary depending on your activities and career. Just because you have orthotics doesn't mean your shoes have to be boring. Finding shoes to ....

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  • Don't Stress About It!

    You’ve been coming to all your training sessions and your nutrition is better than ever, but you haven’t seen much progress. So, what’s the deal? A smart diet and exercise are supposed to be the key to this whole healthy living thing, right? While exercise and nutritious food are key components to progressing in your fitness, there are so many other aspects of your life that encompass how your body feels and what it can do. Hydration, hormone levels, sleep, and STRESS, which may be the biggest downfall for many of us, have an enormous role in our metabolic processes and body composition. Cortisol, a hormone released during stress responses, can be helpful in the ....

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  • 2018 Program Updates and Upgrades

    AXIS Fit Fam! 2018 is almost here and the AXIS staff and I wanted to take this opportunity to update everyone on program and facility upgrades that are already underway. Since opening our doors in 2010, we have experienced tremendous growth and joy working with clients like you. Thank you for trusting us with your health and fitness needs. It has been our honor to serve you and we look forward to providing many more years of great service. ADDITIONS TO OUR TEAM
    In 2017, we introduced two full-time exercise physiologists. I am excited to place coaches who have proven themselves to be the glue that holds our community together. I have no doubt that they will ....

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  • It's Time To Get Creative!

    It’s time to get creative! If your injured, you may have to start thinking out of the box in order to continue working out. Even though working out with an injury can be scary, it can still be done! For instance, if you have shoulder pain during a push up that does not mean you will also have pain with pulling movements. You just have to find what works for you. Below I will give you some tips to help you continue working out despite injuries! Shoulders: Always start slowing and gradually increase load/intensity. Make sure to cease any movement that increases pain. You may be able to push and not pull or vise versa. However, try to limit loaded overhead ....

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  • Don't use your insurance to pay for physical therapy

    You heard right...don’t use your insurance to pay for physical therapy. As a physical therapist, I hear all the time that people don’t go to see their physical therapist because it just isn’t worth it. “It costs too much, and I can do the exercises at home.” This is a common complaint. These days, going to see a physical therapist is no longer valuable in the eyes of the patient. The question is...why? Physical therapists are more educated now than ever before. They have greater access to research and the latest and greatest treatment methods that have the potential to heal all kinds of ailments. But the service physical therapists provide ....

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