Monthly Archives: August 2022

FitLabPGH Movement Tips & Lifestyle Hacks Week 32 of 2022




movementisalifestyle

FitLabPGH is a Pittsburgh area podcast and promoter of the ethos movement is a lifestyle, not just an activity.  Each week we bring you 3 movement tip & lifestyle hack videos because movement is part of what makes life complete.

Before the videos check out this week’s Lab Lessons: You Don’t Need to “Crush It” Everyday

The videos for week 32 of 2022 #beaware #sharethetrail #movement #rituals & #readiness – are you ready to move??

 


FitLabPGH Lab Lessons 32:22 You Don’t Need to “Crush It” Everyday




Labrador Lesson for 8/11/22:

You don’t need to “Crush It” everyday.

We are energetic Labradors. We like to get outside and get moving most days of the week. But we know that doing TOO much puts us at risk of injury. So our humans track our mileage, and factor in the weather, and our week of movement consists of a balance of longer, more intense sessions and recovery walks.

Whether you have 2 legs or 4, remember that overtraining puts you at risk of injury, illness, or burnout. Listen to your body. Feeling extra energized? Push the intensity or duration. Feeling tired or rundown? Opt for gentle movement or an active rest day. We’re not saying you shouldn’t “get after it,” but balance your “crush it” days with recovery time! Make movement a lifestyle for your lifespan rather than a short-term goal.

Visit www.FitLabPGH.com for tips, hacks, and podcasts to help you get moving and keep moving through 2022!


FitLabPGH Movement Tips & Lifestyle Hacks Week 31 of 2022




movementisalifestyle

FitLabPGH is a Pittsburgh area podcast and promoter of the ethos movement is a lifestyle, not just an activity.  Each week we bring you 3 movement tip & lifestyle hack videos because movement is part of what makes life complete.

Before the videos check out this week’s Lab Lessons aka learn from the dogs-  Stay Safe Through the Dog Days of Summer

The videos for week 31 of 2022 #hydrate #modify your movement plan to keep on moving & 4 tips to keep cool & moving in the heat

 


FitLabPGH Lab Lessons 31:22 Stay Safe Through the Dog Days of Summer




Stay Safe through the Dog Days of Summer.

According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the Dog Days of Summer, or the hottest days of the year, last from 7/3/22 to 8/11/22 this year in the US. The good news for us Labradors, who don’t enjoy the heat, is that the worst of this Summer’s heat wave may be nearing an end. But until the cool Fall weather arrives, we have a few tips: 1) avoid outdoor movement in the heat of the day. 2) seek shade and soft surfaces whenever possible. 3) bring plenty of fluids…for you and your 4-legged friends!

Whether you have 2 legs or 4, take heat safety seriously! Take precautions to prevent overheating and heat illness. Stay safe and cool today, so that you can Keep Moving tomorrow.

Visit www.FitLabPGH.com for tips, hacks, and podcasts to help you get moving and keep moving through 2022!