“And getting out of your comfort zone not only improves your physical and mental game but prepares you for anything that life throws your way.” See, unlike Spinning or running, these classes challenge you to move your body in back to basics ways. “The human body is designed to move as a whole and in multiple planes,” says Wilson. “Movement training utilizes more muscle groups and expends more energy, resulting in highly effective and efficient training sessions.”It also prepares you for more real life situations, which spawned the idea behind New York Sports Club’s latest class, Bravest Finest, developed in collaboration with Mike Counihan, a New York City police officer, and Joe Schiraldo, a New York City firefighter, to train students as if they were first responders.”First responders need to be ready for anything and everything at all times,” says Counihan.
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SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe impulse to constantly check a mobile phone for messages is similar to the feeling people get when they’re playing slot machines at a casino, according to a psychology professor.Steve Joordens, who teaches at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus, says devices like iPhones and BlackBerries are powerful tools because they allow people to instantly connect with their social networks.Earning a positive social connection, such as receiving a friendly message or getting passed a link to a funny online video, can feel almost like earning money.”Social reinforcements are often seen as the currency of the [online] realm,” Joordens told Metro Morning contributor Jason Osler. “So that text from that somebody you met two days ago maybe it could wait, but at the same time, if you see that text, it can give you a real jolt, like ‘Oh, she didn’t forget me.'”These social rewards and how randomly they come can keep people tethered to their smartphones like gamblers at a slot machine, Joordens said.”The reason [slot machines] are so addictive is because a person’s pumping in the money, they’re pulling the arm, [and] they never know when that will pay off. But they know it will.