Why is a Strength Assessment important for you?
A Strength Assessment is important and I’ll offer a simple analogy. No one would keep driving a car for 50+ years without having it checked by a mechanic? The reason is obvious, things wear out.
The same thing happens to all of us. As we age, Sarcopenia or the degenerative loss of muscle and bone in the body occurs. You can lose as much as 10% of your muscle and bone per decade and it starts at the age of 25. If you’re 50, you’ve already lost 25% of your muscle and bone. If you’re 75, you’ve lost 50% of your muscle and bone.
There is one thing that’ll stop Sarcopenia and that’s strength training or resistance training. Not only does strength training stop Sarcopenia, it REVERSES it. Strength training is the fastest and safest way to stop the effects of Sarcopenia. That is why an Assessment before you start any program is so important. You’ll learn the areas of your body that need to be strengthened and the areas that are already strong.
Our In Home Wellness Specialists know that each person is different. Each person has different goals, requirements and rehabilitation needs.
Thus the importance of knowing where your strengths and challenges are located.
Your first step before beginning any exercise program is your Strength Assessment. It helps us to understand any challenges you might be facing. Our industry leading 14-point Strength Assessment includes a thorough analysis of each major joint (area) and measures your strength. The Assessment does not push you too hard. It’s the best way to find out where we need to focus during your sessions, rather than guessing.
We measure your strength; from head to toe. If you have an issue with your body, the Assessment can find it and help you improve it, quickly.
Why is so much information required?
The information from the Assessment informs the ongoing In-Home Personal Training sessions. The more knowledge we have about an issue, the sooner we can assist in reducing the effects on you. Our reasoning behind the specific benchmarks is our experience working with over 400 clients in Massachusetts and Florida. Each has a specific area that needs to be corrected to make sure the entire chain of your body works correctly.