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Do You Exercise for Life or Health? Or Both?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Could following a specific type of training make a huge difference - not just in your health, but in your life as well?
Air Date: 10/22/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Neal Pire, MA, FACSM
Neal Pier better resizedNeal Pire is a nationally noted expert on fitness and personal training. He operates Inspire Training Systems, a business consulting and professional training business specializing in program development and staff education for the health club industry. Typical of Neal Pire's approach is INSPIRE BOOTCAMP, the most supportive fitness program in the New York Metro area.

Formerly, Neal served as vice president of a major fitness company. He is widely sought after as a consultant for athlete training programs, performance enhancement centers and fitness industry management. Neal Pire is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and serves on the executive committee of ACSM's credentialing arm, the Committee on Certification and Registry Boards. As a 30-year veteran with deep understanding of the subject matter, he is often asked for background, commentary or analysis by media covering fitness and personal training.
Do You Exercise for Life or Health? Or Both?
While many people think that exercise is only a way to get in shape or lose weight, it can also increase the quality of your life.

How?

Exercise can help you balance, carry your groceries easier and keep up with your children better.

It can be the impetus for a specific life goal, such as weight loss or muscle building.

Or, it can be what trainers call functional.

What is the difference between functional training and goal-specific training? Which one is the form YOU should follow?

Knowing this difference will help you get the most out of the time you spend working out. Not only that, but it could help make a huge difference in your overall life.

Join special guest, Neal Pire, MA, FACSM, and Melanie Cole, MS, as they help you discover the best type of training for your life and your needs.
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