Healthy and Fit Lecture Series

Healthy and Fit Lecture Series

2020-2021 Lecture Series: in-person and on ZOOM!

Brought to you by BE Fit Physical Therapy and the UVAC Personal Training staff. Second Wednesday of the Month @ 6pm in the Mind Body Studio (off the Fitness Center) and online video with ZOOM. Come dressed to exercise. Please RSVP to confirm availability with BE Fit Physical Therapy 802-359-7400 or Info@BEFit-PT.com

**The first ten to RSVP will be for in-person attendance, all others will connect through ZOOM. Please specify if you would prefer to meet virtually instead of in-person**

Wednesday, September 9 @ 7:15pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Hip and Knee Joint Replacement
Have all your questions answered about proper surgery preparation and post-operative rehabilitation to maximize your positive outcome with Linda Smith-Blais, PT, BE Fit physical therapist.

Wednesday, October 14 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Pelvic Floor Health
Learn about the causes of incontinence, how to obtain optimal bowel and bladder habits and practice exercises that strengthen and support the pelvic floor with Jenny Armstrong, Pilates personal trainer and yoga instructor.

Wednesday, November 11 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Ski Workouts for Cross Country and Alpine
Avoid that early-season soreness or injury by learning about common pitfalls. Learn exercises designed to train up those skiing muscles you may have been neglecting all year, with BE Fit physical therapists.

Wednesday, December 9 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Trends & Updates in Nutrition
Get up-to-date on current hot topics in nutrition and learn what the research says. Learn how to stay informed and critically review health information in the media with Grace Stott of Nutrition at UVAC.

Wednesday, January 13 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Posture, Ergonomics, and Workstations
Want to know a few key exercises to help your standing and sitting posture?  Need some tips on setting up that home office to be more ergonomic?  Come learn to improve strength and flexibility in order to decrease pain and increase your comfort with daily routines with BE Fit physical therapists.

Wednesday, February 10 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Rowing 101
Rowing can serve as a cross-training for runners, cyclists, swimmers just as well as it can become your primary cardio and full-body workout. Learn with UVAC personal trainers.

Wednesday, March 10 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Running Injury Free: How to Beat the Odds
Learn about common training pitfalls, current thinking about running form and alignment, and exercises you can do to reduce the likelihood of running injuries, with BE Fit physical therapists.

Wednesday, April 14 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Intro to TRX
An effective tool for a full-body workout focused on strength, balance, and flexibility, learn about TRX Total Suspension Training, with UVAC personal trainers.

Wednesday, May 12 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Muscle Knots and Trigger Points: Treatment Options for Pain Relief and Better Function
Come learn about taping techniques you can do yourself, dry needling, instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, electrical stimulation, and all of the different modalities available through physical therapy to help deal with muscle tension, pain, and dysfunction with BE Fit physical therapists.

Wednesday, June 19 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Weightlifting: Olympic, Squats, and Deadlifts
Learn how to safely squat, deadlift and bench press with UVAC personal trainers to get the most out of your strength training.  

Wednesday, July 14 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Strength Training for Young Adults
Learn different age-related exercises and considerations for strength training for the younger body (teens and tweens) with BE Fit physical therapists.

Wednesday, August 11 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Why Yoga and Mindfulness go Together
Learn how yoga can benefit not only your body but also your mind and spirit. Explore simple and ancient practices that help us be more mindful, less stressed, happier, and calmer. These are techniques for ourselves, our children, our health! With Jenny Armstrong, Pilates personal trainer and yoga instructor.

Wednesday, September 8 @ 6pm in-person and ZOOM EVENT
Hip and Knee Joint Replacement
Have all your questions answered about proper surgery preparation and post-operative rehabilitation to maximize your positive outcome with BE Fit physical therapists.