Eclectic Integrated Training Model

What’s the best training method for optimal fitness and training efficiency?


The fitness world is full of experts, gurus, and fanatics (and professionals) aligning themselves with different philosophies and pledging their allegiance to their methods, disciplines, and applications.  It’s yoga vs. bodybuilding, Pilates vs. strength training, heart rate-based interval training vs. Olympic lifting, spinning vs. free weight training, machine-based training  vs. boot camp… blahblahblah. Consumers are left scratching their heads, wondering, “What’s the best training modality for optimal fitness?” The truth is, these comparisons don’t even make sense. It would be the same as asking, “What is best for optimal nutrition: bananas or broccoli?” And of course, the correct answer is: “Both!”


The fact is that every training method and application has its strengths and weaknesses, pros, and cons.  Optimal performance is a multifaceted phenomenon that requires many different components and no single modality or training method will be able to address its complex demands. Using a multidisciplinary approach to training by integrating various training philosophies is the only way to maximize the physical qualities needed for excellence in any physical or performance endeavor. In other words, combining the most effective training methods will provide better training than exclusively using any one method.


At Moxie we do not marry ourselves to any single training modality, nutrition camp, or school of thought. We do not pledge our endorsement to anything but success. We use what works under the specific circumstance or situation we find ourselves in.  Our programs know no boundaries. We are fitness and nutrition agnostics.


We utilize hybrid training systems, designed so that different training disciplines could be integrated into one training model.  We follow this eclectic integrated training model to provide more diverse applications and combine the best modalities for the job into compact training units. Hybrid training is comprehensive and incorporates all forms of training in an integrated fashion as part of a systematic, progressive, functional program. These forms of training include:


  • Flexibility training

  • Cardiorespiratory training

  • Core training

  • Balance training

  • Reactive (power) training

  • Resistance training

Built upon a foundation of principles that progressively and systematically allows any client to achieve optimum levels of physical, performance, and physiological adaptations including:

Physical Benefits

  • Decreased body fat

  • Increased lean body mass (muscle)

  • Increased tissue tensile strength (tendons, ligaments, muscles)

Performance Benefits

  • Strength

  • Power

  • Endurance

  • Flexibility

  • Speed

  • Agility

  • Balance


Physiological Benefits

  • Improved cardiorespiratory efficiency

  • Enhances beneficial endocrine (hormone) and serum lipid (cholesterol) adaptations

  • Increases metabolic efficiency (metabolism)

  • Increases tissue tensile strength

  • Increases bone density