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The Magic of Music

14th September 2012

The Magic of Music
POSTED BY: Sharon Rekieta, Fitness Director

The opening lines from last week’s blog:

“Music is like a legal drug for athletes.”
-Costas Karageorghis, PhD one of the world’s leading authorities on music and exercise.

“Music provides the motivation to power the movement.”
-Sharon Rekieta, PhD an instructor who has let “the beat” move her feet for decades.

With the above in mind, following are some of my favorite songs.  I typically listen to a very…

The Power of Music: Part 1

7th September 2012

"Music is like a legal drug for athletes."
-Costas Karageorghis, PhD one of the world's leading authorities on music and exercise.

"Music provides the motivation to power the movement."
-Sharon Rekieta, PhD an instructor who has let "the beat" move her feet for decades.

After teaching thousands of classes set to songs specifically selected for the format and running thousands of miles while listening to a carefully chosen playlist, I am a true believer in the power of music and its…

TRX Suspension Training

10th August 2012

This workout initially developed by the Navy SEALs entered the fitness realm and has now arrived at Lake Austin Spa Resort! TRX® Suspension Training® is a performance tool that uses your bodyweight to increase strength, power, endurance, mobility, durability, balance, flexibility, and core stability. There are hundreds of exercises that can be instantly adjusted for anyoneto achieve any training goal.

It is interesting that when some learn that the workout was developed by the Navy…