By Dana Varela, OPTI Performance Enhancement Specialist
Have you ever gone through a spooky house at Halloween in pitch, black darkness? Using your sense of touch to find your way through every unknown bend and surprising turn? I bet you trusted your hands to feel and find that safe path, protecting your blinded movement forward, right? The brain relies on this proprioceptive information our hands provide. Well, our feet are no different. The brain equally imparts feedback from our feet to allow our bodies to move through space safely.
Our skin is covered with over 600,000 sensory receptors that feed our brain with the information we need to know like where we are in space, if we are cold, if we are in danger, or what just plain feels good. These nerve endings provide our brain with knowledge of what our body is or should be doing consciously and unconsciously. Your feet touch the ground first. Messages are sent to the brain, then the central nervous system, then to muscle fibers in your legs, hips, trunk and all the way up your body to make efficient movements happen. So what happens when this first source of sensing environmental information is covered? TO CONTINUE READING
Please join us on June 28th for The Female Fitness Formula workshop!
Whether you are a beginner or an avid gym-goer who isn’t getting results, this workshop is for you. Here, you will gain the knowledge and tools to become a more confident, healthy and stronger version of yourself!
Date: June 28, 2014
Time: 10am – 5pm
Location: Optimum Performance Training Institute
9130-F Red Branch Rd
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INTRODUCTION TO KETTLEBELL TRAINING WORKSHOP
Interested in learning about kettlebell training?
Optimum Performance Training Institute will be hosting an Introduction to Kettlebell Training Workshop on Saturday, October 6th at 10:30am. This free 90 minute workshop will cover the fundamentals and basics of kettlebell training.
All fitness and experience levels are welcome.
All workshop attendees will receive a 10% discount on OPTI’s Introductory Group Kettlebell Training Program plus a 10% discount on the first month of Group Kettlebell Training Classes
Where: OPTI, 9130-F Red Branch Road. Columbia, MD 21045.