This is one of the best articles I’ve read that reinforces the approach to weight loss I encourage (high-intensity circuit or threshold training combined with proper nutrient timing). This focus goes beyond the old paradigm that weight loss or gain is soley dependent on the number of calories in vs. calories out. The latest Nutrition […]
My friend, Amber recently posted this Japanese Treadmill Madness video on her blog…fun gameshow entertainment or my new workout idea for you all?!?!! This is hilarious!
Next time you are overwhelmed with the SHOULDs in life: [ BURDENS ]I should eat that…I should go for a walk…I should get more sleep… Change your shoulds to COULDs… [ BLESSINGS ]I could eat that…I could go for a walk…I could get more sleep… Nobody wants to do what they should. The options are […]
As some of you might know, I had the wonderful opportunity to go to Montego Bay, Jamaica on a service trip last March to help at the Caribbean Christian Center for the Deaf (CCCD). This residential school houses about about 50 deaf students, each dependent on outside sponsorship. This giving of resources allows them to […]
If you’re someone who likes specific numbers and descriptions in answer to ‘how much exercise should I be getting?’ then this post is for you. While each person is different, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and American Heart Association (AHA) have recently released guidelines for physical activity frequency, intensity and type (think FIT!). […]
DID YOU KNOW…Over 70% of disease is preventable through good nutrition? Head over to your local Farmer’s Market or produce aisle and you will find August is a season full of rich, vibrant and nutrient-packed fruits and vegetables. Eating fruits and vegetables help promote: * Healthy Hearts * Better Memory Function * Vision Health * […]
I recently became re-certified in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) and was reminded of the importance for everyone to know these important signs and steps to SAVE A LIFE! A notable change in the steps includes a much-easier-to-remember THIRTY CHEST COMPRESSIONS followed by TWO BREATHS, whether for an adult, child or infant. […]
Q. What’s the verdict on stretching? Should I do it before I lift? A. Stretching (increasing a muscle’s flexibility or range of motion [ROM] around a joint) is one of the most debated topics in the fitness field. Many swear by it while others never involve it in their program. When facing flexibility issues, you […]
…good for all ages!! 🙂 Valeo water bottles are still available for $10. For an extra flair to keep you gulping, try adding a few slices of lime to your water for some refreshing summer hydration. Ahhhh! So good.
Q. Do you think the average person should weigh themselves often (or even own a scale)? I guess I personally think that if you are living healthfully you shouldn’t worry too much about weight, but I also know weight is an indicator of health…A. Many of you know I’m not a huge advocate of scales […]