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A Whole Body Solution for Neck Discomfort

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Did you know the human head weighs about 12 lbs. — the equivalent of a medium bowling ball? As you look down at your phone, the weight on your neck begins to increase.

To give some perspective, the human head at a 15° angle, is about 27 lbs. At 30°, it weighs about 40 lbs., and at 45° it weighs about 49 lbs. At 60°, the point in which your head is hunched over your phone, your head weighs about 69 lbs.!

Posture and body awareness

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

– By Birgitt Haderlein Owner of To Fit You, Wellness coach/Fitness Consultant I have been in the fitness industry for over 25 years. As we have evolved to using iPads and iPhones more, our posture is being challenged more than ever. You can be in great shape, have really strong muscles yet if you don’t [...]

What Lack of Sleep Does to Your Body

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Happy New You! I hope 2014 was as great a year for you as it was for me. It was filled with many challenges that kept me focused and on my toes. And now I look forward to what 2015 holds.

Fall Fitness

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

It’s hard to believe that my fitness studio, To Fit You, has been open for three months. It has been amazing and great fun to meet new people, challenge my self to grow my business and, last but not least, walk to work. My old clients love the studio and new clients really like the location and what we have to offer them to get healthy and fit.

A fitness training studio near you!

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

I am excited to announce the grand opening of my fitness studio right here in the heart of Lazybrook. By the time you get this newsletter my studio will be up and running. It has been something I have pondered over for some time and now is the time for me to move in that direction.

Get the life you want in 2012!

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

I hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season with family and friends. It is that time of year when we reflect on what worked and how to improve the areas that we didn’t get to.

Stay Fit: The Choice is Yours

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

I have been in the fitness industry over 25 years and still the main question I get asked is how can I lose this weight that suddenly crept on?

Strengthening and Walk Class

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

(Don’t let the name fool you. It’s not for sissies.) I hope all of you are taking this to heart and taking care of your health. Having said that, I started a “strengthening and walk” fitness class for the neighborhood. The class is going on its fourth week and we are having a great time.

Summer is the Time we all Slow Down

Monday, May 16th, 2011

75/365 Just Sitting HereSummer is upon us and extreme heat keeps us indoors and less active. Sitting by the pool is nice but won’t burn a calorie. If you don’t belong to a gym or don’t have enough time to get to one what else can you do?

Gardener’s fitness. Are you ready?

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Head gardeners Bellies The rains are ready. The tools are ready. Is your body ready? Gardening is a pleasure that is hard to explain. You may use your whole weekend days to make your yard into the oasis that you envisioned – and beat up your body in the process.

Small bits of exercise go a long way

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Clock by Dave Stokes, on FlickrForget the “all or nothing” mentality when it comes to exercise. Fitness does not live or die by 60- minute workouts; there is a middle ground.

Walking Safety Tips – A Successful Start

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Board GamesWith the holiday season in full swing I want to focus on taming your stress now so you can have a more relaxed time to celebrate with family and friends [...]

Walking Safety Tips – A Successful Start

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

ExerciseNow that you have some idea about how to start a walking program and have some idea of your technique, let’s talk about walking safely in and around the neighborhood [...]

Tips for Walking Around

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

ExerciseMy name is Birgitt Haderlein, president of To Fit You. I do wellness coaching and personal training. I am excited to do my first article for the Lazybrook newsletter. It was great to see everyone at the last civic club meeting. I really want our community to be healthier and happier by spreading the word [...]