The Ascent Fitness blog

What is Cortisol?

You guessed it…its that stress hormone we all love and hate. How does it work? When your body senses danger your adrenal gland releases cortisol…

What is Fitness Tutoring?

You are probably familiar with Tutors from your academic days. They were someone you could meet with to help you with a problem or subject…

What do we mean by “Natural Movement”?

Natural movement is a lens through which we look back in human history to see what activities were essential in the evolution of our bodies….

What is Forest Bathing?

To be honest it’s a new term to me as well, but it’s a concept I’ve known to be true for a long time. Forest…

Why Barefoot

Today, I’ll answer my most asked question. “Why is everyone barefoot at your gym?” Simply put, try walking on a balance beam with bulky running…

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