City Officials take on a New Technology Approach in Fitness
As you can imagine staying fit while also taking care of a city and caring to its residents can be a difficult task. Luckily with technology it has become a little easier for different ways to stay healthy. You have online apps that have healthy recipes, workout plans, and even online coaching. In fact some of our board member took on a challenge that they found online at JoshuaZittingfit.com. They challenge was an 8 week shred program that is an online training program with a nutrition plan and workouts sent directly to your smart phone.
This was great simply because of the convenience factor and everyone in our office has different schedules so it made to where every one who wanted to join in on the fun could. There was $100 prize to the winner and Joshua even coached everyone along the way via a facebook community which was very motivating. The program was found here at joshuazittingfit.com/best-online-personal-trainer and he customized the entire contest for us with about 20 people from our office.
It was fantastic to see how many people took the challenge on and the videos from the program were very clear on not just how to perform the workouts but also how important the nutrition aspect was. Over the 8 weeks it was great to see people losing weight and you could feel how people were actually more confident coming into the office. Most of us lost anywhere from 8-12 pounds but our co-worker Frank won the $100 prize with a 17 lb. weight loss over the 8 weeks. We all came out of this experience with a better understanding of nutrition and even learned a lot about the importance of micronutrients because of his organifi superfoods green juice product that he promotes.
Over all I would say that I didn’t know what online personal training was initially and quite frankly I was a huge skeptic because I din’t know if I would be able to motivate myself enough to actually make it happen. The reason I think it was so effective was because as a coach Joshua was available pretty much 24/7 and also because we did it as a group it caused some accountability. I believe that our office is overall happier and actually more efficient. It is the first time that I have witness the fact that health and wellbeing truly does have a massive effect on our lives.