Hey Health and Fitness Pro Influencer!
Chiseled Faith is ramping up for the 2020 Spreading the Gospel of Health and Fitness Tour! We would love to feature you as a host! We are looking for 12 host sites (preferably church or YMCA locations) to host a Chiseled Faith event that focuses on promoting health/fitness. This event will be targeting surrounding church communities with the goal of inspiring them to move. This will be an 1 1/2 hour event with an inspiration message followed up with movement and fellowship. We are partnering up with industry companies providing health/fitness goodie bags to the participants.
We want to make a lasting impact by providing the participants with a health and fitness plan, follow up, and results.
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by: CarolAnn, M.S., CPT, CN
Many clients ask at what intensity they should exercise in order to achieve maximum weight loss results. Moreover, the question becomes more about if they should be in a fat-burning zone to achieve greater results. Much literature is publicized on the issue of exercising at a lower intensity to burn more fat while other information encourages those to exercise at a higher intensity to burn more calories. While both ends of the spectrum are true, here are the facts to help one better understand if exercising in the fat zone is truly more effective for losing weight.
Exercise Intensity Before addressing the fat zone, understanding proper exercise intensity is important. In simple terms, according to the American College of Sports Medicine, in order to improve cardiovascular respiratory function (CRF), one should exercise within a target heart rate zone of 70%-85% of his/her age-predicted maximum heart rate (HR) for 20-60 minutes 3-5 days per...
By: CarolAnn, M.S., CPT, CN
According to the National Center of Health Statistics of the CDC, the prevalence of obesity among U.S. adults is 39.8%. Even more interesting, the church community may be a breeding ground for this epidemic with statistics suggesting that the church today may indeed be in worse condition than the general population. A 2006 Purdue study found that the fundamental Christians are by far the heaviest of all religious groups led by the Baptists with a 30% obesity rate. In addition, a 2011 Northwestern University study tracking 2,433 men and women for 18 years found that young adults who attend church or a bible study once a week are 50% more likely to be obese.
Now, it is not suggested to stop attending church or participating in the religious community to reduce the risk of obesity. But what IS being addressed is that historically, few churches have addressed the obesity issue or have even seen it as a problem. The church...