Maximum Fitness - BonnieBrown CPT

personal fitness training-in home or gym Dedicated to the art of movement and the science of exercise, I hold a BFA in dance and a minor in kinesiology from the University of Illinois.

I was born and raised in Chicago and began dancing at the age of 5. I made my professional dance debut in “A Mid Summer Nights Dream” with the New York City Ballet when I was 12. I performed with ballet and jazz companies and in musical theater, TV and film for over 25 years before retiring from the dance world. I returned to school to earn three national certifications as a personal trainer, from

cnbc.com 11/25/2020

FDA clears a 'new generation' of Covid antibody test designed to tell how well someone is protected against the virus

cnbc.com The new test is important because it can be used by researchers to further study the relationship between Covid-19 antibodies and protection against the virus.

verywellfit.com 03/01/2020

6 Strength Training Myths Debunked

Love the simplicity of this article. It still amazes me how many people believe these myths. I have been preaching this for years!
https://www.verywellfit.com/strength-training-myths-debunked-1231108?utm_campaign=fitsl&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=19578181&utm_term=

verywellfit.com Learn about the myths associated with strength training, from spot reduction to toning with weights.

07/08/2019

Glamour

This is truly epic. 👇

spectrumnews1.com 05/24/2019

She Was Recently Inducted to Masters Swimming Hall of Fame

Now this is impressive! 97 years young!

spectrumnews1.com She swims four mornings a week and inspires others

01/12/2019

Down Syndrome Ireland

https://www.facebook.com/downsyndromeireland/videos/2241804189185077/
This is so inspiring 😊

THE GREATEST DANCER

Last night saw Twenty-one-year-old Andrew, a self-proclaimed 'captain of dance', wow the judges on a new reality TV show called "The Greatest Dancer".

Born with Down syndrome, Andrew was accompanied to the audition by his mum who said that since discovering dance, it has massively improved his confidence and self-esteem.

Andrew amazed not only the audience but the host judges, bringing judge Cheryl to tears with his freestyles to Can't Stop The Feeling by Justin Timberlake.

What a wonderful inspiration Andrew is to motivate us all this Monday!

#ShareTheJourney #seetheabilty #MondayMotivation #InclusionMatters #NothingDownAboutIt

bloomberg.com 08/28/2017

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Much as 43% on First Day

YES!!!

bloomberg.com Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

[05/15/17]   Hey clients and friends that want some yummy healthy recipes:
Check out my daughter's new instagram: foramorefitmind

[06/05/16]   Looking for a natural alternative to Ibuprofen?
Try Gin Soaked raisins!!!
Mine are soaking right now! I will let you know if it works for me.

How to Make Gin Soaked Raisins:
Ingredients: golden raisins and gin.
Empty the raisins into a bowl and pour in just enough gin to cover the raisins. Allow the gin to evaporate (about one week) and then place the moist raisins in a jar with a lid.
Eat nine raisins a day. They go well on cereal!
Some Questions about Gin Soaked Raisins:
There are some questions that people frequently ask.

For example, does it matter what gin is used to soak the raisins? The answer is yes. The cheapest gin does not appear to work very well. The gin should be one that is flavored with actual juniper berries (the quintessential flavoring for gin). Other botanicals may also be used, but the juniper berries appear to be important. Usually the label will give you this information, but if you are unsure, someone staffing the liquor store may be able to help.

Should the raisins be stored in the refrigerator after soaking? If someone is consuming them on a regular basis, they need not be refrigerated. Raisins generally do pretty well unrefrigerated in the cupboard; adding alcohol, which is sometimes used as a preservative for other foodstuffs, does not seem to make them more susceptible to mold or other problems.

People also wonder whether the raisins must be golden, or whether dark raisins also work. Some readers have reported using dark raisins to good effect. Usually, though, the remedy as people have learned it specifies golden (or “white”) raisins. Unless the sulfites used to preserve the raisins’ beautiful light color is a critical component of the remedy (which is possible), we can’t imagine why it would matter. Unfortunately, there have been no studies to compare the two, so we have no data for answering this question.

exercise.about.com 01/23/2016

New at the Gym? Learn Gym Etiquette to Avoid Annoying Others

exercise.about.com Want to avoid being an annoying exerciser at the gym? Check out a few basic rules of etiquette to get an effective workout while keeping the gym a pleasant place to workout.

exercise.about.com 01/18/2016

Why Lifting Heavy Is the Key to Weight Loss

exercise.about.com Lifting weights can help you lose fat, slim down and get strong...but only if you're lifting enough to challenge your body. Learn how much weight you should be lifting to lose weight.

fastcompany.com 01/06/2016

Can Exercise Really Make You Grow New Brain Cells?

in case you needed another reason to start exercising.....

fastcompany.com How one neuroscientist discovered the path to a healthier and happier brain.

[07/06/15]   Wow amazing game USA💙❤️🎉🎉🎉

mindbodygreen.com 04/24/2015

5 Reasons To Do Planks Every Day

mindbodygreen.com Planks are one of those exercises that will never go out of style, and for good reason. When it comes to core workouts, no exercise beats the plank in terms of effectiveness and time (not even

uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com 03/04/2015

How Long Will You Live? This DIY Test Could Reveal Your Life Expectancy

uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com Scientists have developed a relatively simple way of determining your life expectancy, or at least the chance that you'll die within the next ten years. And you can do it yourself, armed with only a treadmill and a calculator.

nytimes.com 01/11/2015

A Class in the MELT Method of Body Work

not sure you need a whole class- but 5 min before and after your workout can have great benefits!!

nytimes.com The MELT method claims to address a host of middle-age complaints: chronic pain, aching joints, weight gain, stress, wrinkles, digestive problems, low energy and insomnia.

[12/14/14]   Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
— Thomas A. Edison

[08/12/14]   This is an interesting post I received from a study I participated in ( maybe that's why my breast cancer never became invasive? )

Studies have shown that the risk of invasive breast cancer is decreased by 20-40% among physically active women. There is also evidence of a dose-response, meaning the more exercise you do, the more your breast cancer risk decreases. For those women who have gone through menopause results are consistent, showing that physically active women have a decreased risk of breast cancer. However, among women who have not yet undergone menopause (premenopausal women), the data are lacking. Because most studies have not had enough premenopausal women in them, the evidence that the most active women have a decreased risk for breast cancer has been inconsistent, and therefore requires further investigation. While few studies have examined whether exercise affects breast cancer risk among racial or ethnic minority women, two studies have shown that black women and Latina women who participated in higher levels of exercise throughout their lives have a decreased risk.

Exercise is also beneficial to those with a previous diagnosis of breast cancer. Studies have shown that breast cancer patients who exercise are less likely to die from their breast cancer than are women who exercise only a little or not at all. Further, after treatment ends, women who exercise have a lower risk of breast cancer recurrence.

Several theories have been proposed to explain why researchers believe exercise is beneficial in preventing the occurrence of and recurrence of breast cancer. First, exercise can decrease a woman’s exposure to certain hormones that our bodies make that circulate in the bloodstream, like estrogen and progesterone. It has long been understood that hormones can fuel the development of breast cancer, so decreasing exposure to these hormones should decrease breast cancer risk. For example, researchers have shown that moderate and strenuous exercise in adolescence leads to fewer ovulatory menstrual cycles, which in turn results in less exposure to estrogen. Further, exercise decreases body fat and obesity. In women who have already undergone menopause, the main source of estrogen in the body comes from body fat because after menopause, the ovaries stop releasing estrogen and progesterone. Since exercise can reduce the amount of body fat, it is also reducing exposure to estrogen. Aside from hormonal regulation, exercise also helps to decrease inflammation in the body, which previous research has shown is important in cancer development.

[08/03/14]   In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
— Theodore Roosevelt

well.blogs.nytimes.com 07/06/2014

Can Exercise Reduce Alzheimer's Risk?

well.blogs.nytimes.com Exercise may help to keep the brain robust in people who have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

[07/06/14]   Happy Birthday shout out to client,friend and my amazing hairdresser
Greta!!

www.dailydot.com 05/28/2014

Why I don't do CrossFit

thank you Saida Staudenmaier for this link. I couldn't agree more. I do think that many facilities that call themselves crossfit have tweeked the workout to be safer however. There are good things about the motivation so I can see why a modified cross training workout would appeal to some people. Trainers use variations of some of these exercises but one size does not fit all and working out should be a way of life to keep our bodies healthy and as injury free as possible.

www.dailydot.com In the world of CrossFit, pain doesn't mean gain.

[05/28/14]   daily thought...

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

Maya Angelou
RIP

nytimes.com 05/22/2014

A Cancer Treatment in Your Medicine Cabinet?

nytimes.com Aspirin may reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer. Why aren’t we studying it?

[05/17/14]   daily thought...

“You cant do it unless you can imagine it. ”

- George Lucas

[05/15/14]   daily thought...

“Every man is the architect of his own fortune.”

- Sallust

[05/08/14]   daily thought...
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
— Spencer Johnson

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