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Category Archives: Functional Training

Fitness, health, and green living tips from our trainers

5 Reasons to Avoid the Elliptical Trainer

"Train Smarter" Blog series by Shayleen Pastick, Licensed Physical Therapist and Elite Trainer I have had the pleasure of training motivated and well-educated adults for over 15 years with over 1,300 contact hours each year. My clients and I focus on restorative fitness techniques and injury prevention first, building a strong foundation for continual and consistent fitness gains over time. When ...

October 21st, 2014 Posted in Cardio, Functional Training, Health News, Osteoporisis

What is Vitality?

Vitality Personal Fitness Inc. is a personal-training studio founded by Shayleen Pastick in August 2010. Vitality features a team of Elite Trainers housed in a stylish state-of-the-art facility with top-of-the-line equipment. We hope to serve the Newton community by bringing Elite-level personal training to a wider audience at a lower price by introducing our signature small-group Personal Training classes. We ...

September 4th, 2013 Posted in Functional Training, Kettlebells

FMS is to the human body what anti-virus software is to your PC.

by Shayleen M. Pastick, Elite Trainer and Owner of Vitality Personal Fitness Inc. You scan your PC weekly for viruses. You change the oil in your car. You brush your teeth. Why not see if you are likely to sustain an orthopedic injury? The Functional Movement Screen (FMS), by Gray Cook and Lee Burton is ...

March 24th, 2011 Posted in Functional Training, Tips & Recommendations