FitRec is going to increase the frequency of our “Trainer Tidbits” releases as we work to supply our members and online visitors with more content to get them through these days of working and living from our homes.  We hope that it will prove useful to you as we move forward together.  Our dedicated personal trainers will provide this page with useful tips, exercises, recipes and other information to help you and your loved ones stay healthy while staying at home.

Focusing on Breathing Techniques

Take a deep breath in. Now let it out. Feel better already?

Your breath is a tool that can alleviate stress and create a sense of calm. Some simple breathing techniques can make a big difference if you make them part of your daily routine. ~ Anna-Marie Forbes, FitRec Personal Trainer



Progressive muscle relaxation that can help one relax physically and mentally. Here are a few examples and ways to practice this amazingly simple tool. Each one is different but effective! Believe it or not the timing has different effects on each individual.


Click HERE for a printable PDF illustrating these techniques.

To view previous installments of “Trainer Tidbits,” please click HERE