Sharecare Fitness

Our Mission

Welcome to your “get in shape” resource center. Sharecare Fitness is the place where you can build your fitness community, get professional support, learn all about the cool tools within your coaching program and start putting information into action. If you want personalized fitness advice, you can friend any of our amazing fitness professionals. If you want to flatten your belly, you can get a free specialized workout program created by the best exercise experts in the business. Whether you are a beginner who is just learning how to exercise or a seasoned athlete ready to reach the next level, we have an exercise demonstration video for you. And if you are simply looking for inspiration or something to motivate you, then join our group and get hot fitness tips delivered to your activity wall. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll keep you moving in a healthy direction!

Consider us your virtual gym (but without someone hogging your favorite machine).  We offer a suite of fitness support tools within your coaching program that include:

·  An activity tracker.  Every movement counts, and with our activity tracker you can count it.
·  Customizable programs (thousands of them).  Built by you, built for you and supported by decades of research, these programs are customized to your workout level, how often you want to workout, your fitness goals and even the type of equipment you have available.
·  Fitness professionals.  We have more than 500 professionals available to reach out to and get answers to your fitness questions. And these pros mean business, so be ready to start sweating when you do reach out to them!
·  Progress reports.  These are like fitness report cards, only you get to see your progress everyday and stay on top of your fitness goals.




Activity

  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Circuit training is a style of workout where resistance exercises are performed one after the other with little or no rest in between. While the amount of muscle mass one can build will largely be impacted by nutrition and training parameters, circuit training can definitely contribute to increases in...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Let’s talk about what the right exercise program may consist of. While the right program will look different for everybody based on your individual needs, programs should have some common features. These include exercises designed to improve core strength, balance, muscular strength and endurance, cardioresp...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    If you are just starting out on the elliptical machine, you will want to keep it at a low speed, low resistance and low ramp angle so you can maintain control. As you become more coordinated and familiar with the stride length, you will be able to increase the resistance, angle and how long you are working...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Not necessarily.  A resistance training routine should not make you bulky unless that is the desired goal of your program.  Generally speaking, you should not get bulky from your resistance training program as long as you monitor your calorie intake to ensure you are not eating more calories than...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    There is no such thing as being too fat to exercise! Often we hear people in fitness centers say the phrase “I need to get in shape before I join the gym”. This is absolutely not true. Many people believe exercise has to hurt or be tedious to be effective. Exercise is a matter of just moving more. It doesn’t...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Those last few pounds can be among the most stubborn to take off. Let’s say you’ve lost 20 pounds for example. You now have 20 fewer pounds to carry around, move up and down stairs with, walk across the grocery store with, etc. You effectively have taken off a 20 pound backpack that you’ve been w...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    This is absolutely untrue! While genetics may impact how difficult it may be for someone to lose weight compared to another, it will not prevent someone from losing weight. Weight loss is a matter of energy in versus energy out. Specifically, burning more calories than we eat, this is also called a calorie...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Gradually increasing your activity daily, weekly and monthly can help you to increase your endurance.  Start by doing activities that you enjoy for at least 10 minutes a day and then increase the time and amount of effort you put into your exercise until you can reach 30-45 minutes or more. Some activities...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    The benefits of regular physical activity and exercise are numerous. Individuals can achieve numerous health-related benefits from modest amounts of moderate-intensity exercise, and even greater benefits from vigorous-intensity exercise, or a combination of both. Engaging in regular, sustained physical...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    If you are new to increasing your activity, start with 2-4 days per week at 20-30 minutes per bout of cardio. If you are de-conditioned or new to exercise, work out at a “5 out of 10” on an intensity scale with 1 being very easy and 10 being full maximum effort.

    Another way to monitor how hard...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    The easy answer to this question is yes.  The type of food and the timing of your meal can impact the quality of your workout.  Carbohydrates are your primary energy source used by your nervous and muscular systems and are essential if you are planning a challenging workout.  A high carbohydrate pre-workout snack...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Just like you might think, both are vital to healthy weight loss. With that being said, you can lose weight with diet alone if needed. Exercise alone, while possible, would be much more of a challenge. To lose weight, we need to create a gap between the calories we burn and the calories we eat so...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Sweating is a sign of your body trying to cool itself. As we heat up during exercise or activity, that heat energy has to be let off somehow. So our bodies release it as perspiration on the surface of the skin. Sweating is not necessarily an indicator of the amount of fat burning taking place but...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    No, stretching should not hurt when you do it.  If you start to feel pain when performing a stretch, you are probably going further then you need to, and your body is letting you know.  In order to perform a stretch correctly, you should move slowly into the stretched position, and hold the position for approximately...Read More
  • Wendy Batts  - Roswell, GA - Fitness
    Vertical loading is a method of performing your workout. When you vertical load, you perform different exercises in a row with little to no rest between body parts. It is often called circuit training as well.  This method of training can help increase your heart rate and calorie burn, while making...Read More