What may be causing you repeated ankle sprains?

By Daniel Lucas … Have you ever rolled your ankle? If you have, it’s likely your glutes on the same-side hip have altered neurologically, turning down your glute medius strength like a night light on low. There have been multiple studies showing that glute activity is inhibited after an ankle sprain. It’s one reason why […]

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Balance – The Sixth Sense

hBy Daniel Lucas… As a person grows older, balance becomes more of a priority in their training program. We all know how debilitating falls can be for the elderly; for some of us, it’s been a grandparent or loved one that has fallen. What is it that makes a person more prone to falling? Some […]

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FAT REVISITED!

Last month we touched on some of the ways we can help our bodies to better utilize fat. Today, I want to talk about the emotional and mental war many people wage on fat in the name of being healthy. As I mentioned in the previous article, good fat is good for you–so why did […]

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Why Drink Water?

by Daniel Lucas … What makes you dizzy? What lowers your gut function? What gives you headaches and can make you feel lethargic? What makes you look and feel older than you are? Chronic dehydration! Water is that important. In fact, poor hydration actually weakens the immune system, leading to bigger health problems and pre-mature […]

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Cultivating Happiness

by Daniel Lucas … What truly makes you happy? Is it meeting with a good friend? Is it taking a walk in the park, maybe seeing a movie that’s been on your radar? Making the time for activities that make us feel happy is important, but I want to suggest that being happy is different. […]

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Freeing Up Space

by Daniel Lucas … I would like to think of myself as a fairly neat and organized guy. My friends and family might even say the same thing… but this week I’m in the process of moving to a new apartment, and I realize how much crap I’ve been holding on to! I have been […]

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Healthy Back (Video) Series / Part I

Hello! This is the first of a three-part video series on how to have and maintain a healthy back. Let’s start this week with your lower back. Lower back health is a multi-billion dollar business in the U.S, with a very high percentage of people experiencing some type of lower back pain during their lifetime. […]

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Vision

by Daniel Lucas … What do you see for yourself today, in this moment? What do you envision for tomorrow? If you have ever trained with me, you already know how passionate I am about taking some time when you wake to visualize your day and voice your intentions. These few moments in the early […]

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Leg Strength Part III

by Daniel Lucas… Welcome to the third installment of our Nimble leg exercise series!  We’re now going to progress to a few power movements. These moves are important, because as we age, our physical power is one of the first things to decrease. If we don’t train consistently, we gradually lose our ability to move […]

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Soul Activation

By Daniel Lucas … I feel like a large percentage of our society thinks about exercise all wrong. The most talked about benefits are well known, but the one that I feel is the most interesting and inspiring of all is rarely mentioned–Soul Activation! Every time we move, there is the potential for healing, for […]

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Flying Pigs Farm at Union Square Farmers Market

At Nimble Fitness, we often talk about knowing your food and eating locally farmed meat and produce. The other day, I decided to shoot a short video interview with Mike, the owner of one of my favorite farms, Flying Pigs Farm. Here are some of the important points we talk about in the video: *Where […]

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An Obesity Crisis

Statistics came out a couple weeks ago stating that obesity in America was going to reach 40 percent by the year 2030. That means that almost HALF of Americans will be obese!  To say that this statistic is alarming is a huge understatement. On a very basic level, this means that Americans are addicted to […]

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Celebrate the little wins!

by Daniel Lucas Are you a person that’s always focused on what did not get done, or which things are not good enough? It’s easy to forget to celebrate the victories that come with daily challenges as well. For instance, when you’re re-committing to a health and fitness program, you’re saying “I’m ready to change.” […]

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Are You Over-Stressed?

By Daniel Lucas …. It’s no secret that stress can be a killer to our health. Stress can manifest instantly, and it can slowly grind people down over time.  Cortisol, a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal gland, is released when we are stressed. Cortisol increases blood pressure and releases glucose into our bloodstream. It’s […]

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What are you eating?

By Daniel Lucas … In past articles, I’ve talked a little bit about the importance of our relationship with the food we eat. Our relationship with food includes a lot of different factors, including what we eat, when we eat and how we eat. Today, I would like to talk specifically about what you are […]

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It takes energy to change!

by Daniel Lucas … Cultivating energy starts with our relationship to the food and fluids we consume. What, how and when we eat affects our digestion, which in turn affects how much nutrition we receive from our food and how well we metabolize it. Every cell in our body regenerates from what we consume–there is […]

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The Art of Recovery training

by Daniel Lucas Here is an overview of some keys to success when it comes to the art of recovery. At its core, recovery is part of the discipline, patience and commitment it takes to perform at your highest level. Whether you’re training for the New York City marathon, as I am, or just want […]

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What is a healthy Breakfast?

by Daniel Lucas While on vacation in Turkey, a client’s question kept popping into my head when I would sit down to eat in the morning: What can I eat for a healthy breakfast?  It’s a simple question, but I feel like the answer is sometimes tough to grasp.  In America, we often end up […]

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High-Stress Times or Growth Shifts?

I’ve trained when I’m under the weather, exhausted, even with a broken arm before, but it wasn’t as challenging as my recent week of training was. The reason it was so challenging was because there were a multitude of stresses on my system. They added up over a week’s time: 1) My spine was incorrectly […]

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Wordology

Words have power! At Nimble Fitness we share with our clients the idea of Wordology. The non-conscious often does not know the difference between what you truly want and the words and ideas you are just playing around with. All of your thoughts get filed in the oneness of the non-conscious, so we ask clients […]

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