GetFit

What are we all about?

GetFit is designed to provide you with a long term health and weight management program. GetFit at PerformancePT is a second family. You will meet many exceptional people here from many different walks of life, working to accomplish similar goals.  You will learn that GetFit is a lifestyle that begins with physical fitness and nutrition, and quickly crosses over into our everyday lives.

GetFit is offered in partnership with Drs. Pam & Tim Wratchford of Ashcake Family Physicians

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What to Expect from GetFit?

GetFit is not a “get fit quick” boot camp, but rather a 12 week fitness and nutrition program designed to help each participant make the necessary lifestyle changes to reach their fitness and nutrition goals while minimizing the risk of injury.

We begin by familiarizing you with many of the basic body-weight movements (squat, sit-up, push-up) while working on improving metabolic capacity, or your stamina/endurance.  In addition, you will begin learning the proper mechanics for several different fitness paradigms, including: suspension training, plyometrics, medicine ball training, kettle bells, endurance training, etc.

As your mechanics improve and you demonstrate consistency in your movement and commitment to the program, we will begin to ramp up your intensity.  What does this mean?  Basically, we begin adding small amounts of weight, challenging you to maintain good form (mechanics), while increasing the difficulty of the exercise.

Each week you will attend a seminar, typically given by Dr. Pam Wratchford, where you will be given the knowledge to take control of your nutrition in order to maximize your results from all the hard work you are doing in the gym.  The seminar lasts from 30-45min with a question/answer period immediately following.  Topics include:  How to read/interpret a food label, Making healthy choices while eating out, Food supplements, etc.

We also periodically take measurements (i.e. weight, body fat %, tape measures) to help you monitor your progress and ensure that you are moving toward your goals.  We conduct these measurements at the beginning of the program, once at the halfway point, and again at the end of the 12 weeks.

What Does a PerformancePT GetFit Workout Look Like?

A PerformancePT GetFit daily workout contains several parts—the Warm Up/ Mobility, the Workout of the Day, and Warm Down.  We focus on all general physical skills of fitness, which is why we see such great results.  We want people to be better at everything, i.e. cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, and accuracy.  We train in the gym to make everyday life easier.  GetFit is a broad physical fitness program that is based on sound scientific principles.  It is a program that you can never perfect; you can train your entire life and still have things to work on.

The Daily Workout

GetFit has a focus on true functional movements, meaning things you would do on a regular basis.  The intensity portion is totally within your control, and it’s what gives us the great results.  The intensity is also relative to the individual (What may be considered high intensity for one person may not be very intense for another), so you work at an intensity that is right for you.  We vary our workouts and movements daily.  For example, we might do short bouts of cardio training together with kettlebell training one day, and then pushups, sit ups & squats the next day.  The idea is to get your body physically ready to accomplish any task that is put in front of it on any given day.  We use benchmark workouts as fitness tests that we do periodically to see change and monitor progress.  We do many other workouts that you may do only once in your entire life.

Warm Up/Mobility

During Warm Up/Mobility, we spend minimally 10-15 minutes on sound flexibility techniques such as self-myofascial release, dynamic stretching, and PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular feedback).  Our coaches assess you during the workout portion, and then address your mobility issues and give you specific mobility drills to focus on.  Think about when you bend down to pick something up off the floor and you feel the tension in your lower back and those tight hamstrings.  This portion of the workout will dramatically and almost immediately improve your life, simply by making movements like this easier.

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Forms & Registration

These forms are PDF files that may be downloaded and prepared before your visit to our office.
Medical History Form
Training Client Data Sheet
Release Form
Patient Data Sheet
Training Medical History