What to Expect at Optimum Fitness Formula in Skokie, IL

 
 
Healthy Body. Healthy Mind.

Our focus is to empower individuals to live a healthier lifestyle that enriches a healthy body and healthy mind.

One of our goals is to help people understand good nutrition choices, combined with daily exercise that will result in a positive lifestyle.
 
 
 
Our workouts provide integrated essential building blocks to deliver optimal results.
To change your life you have to power forward with healthy habits and healthy decisions!
 
 
 

Speed - Agility - Quickness Training

Speed is defined as the ability to move the body in one direction as fast as possible.
Agility is the ability to accelerate, decelerate, stabilize, and quickly change directions with proper posture.
Quickness is the ability to react and change body position with a maximum rate of force production.
 
 
 

Resistance Training

Resistance Training: Is a form of exercise that improves muscular strength and endurance. During a resistance training workout, you move your limbs against resistance provided by your body weight, gravity, bands, weighted bars or dumbbells. Some exercise machines can also be used for resistance training.
 
 
 
 
 

Cardio - Respiratory Training

Cardio Respiratory Fitness Training (CRF): The ability of the circulatory and respiratory systems to supply oxygen – rich blood to skeletal muscles during sustained physical activity.
 
 
 

Plyometric Training

Plyometric Training: Also known as jump training or plyos, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing power (speed-strength).
 
 
 
 
 

Core Training

Core Training: Functional core training is about power, strength and stabilization. The objective of core training is to uniformly strengthen the deep and superficial muscles that stabilize, align and move the trunk of the body, especially the abdominal and muscles of the back. Recently, core training has become popular among athletes to help improve sports performance.
 
 
 
 

Balance Training

Balance Training: Involves doing exercises that strengthen the muscles that help keep you upright, including your legs and core. Or you can use equipment that forces your body to stabilize itself, like a BOSU half – circle stability ball.
 
 
 

Chronic Health Conditions & Limitations Training

Chronic Health Conditions & Limitations Training: Exercise training principles for healthy individuals will be different or modified for clients with chronic health conditions and physical or functional limitations.

Optimum Fitness Formula assess and design exercise programs for clients with chronic health conditions and physical limitations. Standard exercise training principles require significant modifications for individuals with chronic health conditions, such as coronary heart disease. However, little if any modifications are required for otherwise healthy elderly individuals.
 
 
 
 
 

Personal Training & Fitness Services

Eccentric and Concentric Training
Eccentric and Concentric training is a concept that incorporates all forms of training in a consolidated system.

Anaerobic Threshold Training
Small group training sessions are comprised of 4-8 people. Providing a higher intense workout to reach the Maximum Heart Rate to achieve stronger outcomes.

FIT Corp

Corporate training allows companies to invest in their staff resulting in better employee performance.

Body, Mind and Spirit

Body, Mind & Spirit allows you to reconnect the elements of your body system through healing and recovery.