You may have heard the term “biohacking” mentioned more in the news and media lately. It seems like it’s the new catch-word of the year. But, what does it mean? What are people talking about? Well, here’s a brief definition. Biohacking in mainstream society is defined as “hacking” your body’s cellular systems. Wait. What? Yes. … More What is Biohacking?
What tops the list of excuses for not exercising? “I don’t have time.” Well, we all have the same amount of time, every single day. And, many people have good, consistent fitness programs AND are also successful business people, family people, and social people. How do they do it? Here’s one way. Schedule your workouts. Schedule … More The One Thing You Can Do to Beat the Most Popular Excuse for Not Working Out
Amazon Prime Day Is Today! Just a short post to remind you all about Amazon’s Prime Day. It starts today at 3 PM and runs for 36 hours. Why am I reminding you? Because there are going to be some good deals on Sports & Fitness merchandise, Athletic Clothing and Technical gear for Fitness. This … More Amazon Prime Day and Fitness
Then & Now – Ideas needed to help improve obesity & unhealthy lifestyle habits. You can help! … More No Change Is No Good
As I sit here with ice on my knee, I am reminded once more that injuries suck. This time it is a knee which has had three surgeries and is now arthritic. Every three or four years, part of my knee gets inflamed and very sore. It could be a weird step, twist, or perhaps, … More Oh No! Injury!
Two conventional types of training are interval cardio and strength training, or weight training. Interval training is used for quickly improving your cardiovascular system and also burning more calories in a shorter period of time. Weight training is done to gain strength. Here’s what you need to know about your heart rate and these types … More Your Heart Rate (Part 3b): Interval Cardio and Strength Training
How Hard Should You Work Out? How do you know if you’re working out hard enough? Too hard? I’ll show you a basic formula for finding your individualized THR zone for cardiovascular exercise. It is simple to do. Basic math. If you’re serious about improving your health, you will take the time to figure yours … More Your Heart Rate (Part 3a): Cardio Target Heart Rate Zone (THR)
Learn how to take your heart rate using the 2 easiest methods. Also learn how to find your resting heart rate (RHR). And, are you one of the few who can feel your pulse? Read this and find out. … More Your Exercise Heart Rate (Part 2): The Two Easiest Ways to Take Your Pulse
This is the first of three posts about exercise heart rate. Heart rate is one of the key indicators measured in almost every health-related situation. It is one of the first vital signs examined by emergency personnel. It follows right behind airway and breathing. In that same sense, heart rate is vital to exercise. It … More Your Exercise Heart Rate (Part 1): How to Feel Your Rate of Exertion
Grab a Big Bowl and a Book! Many of you have had plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the plantar fascia) and know how painful and disruptive to your life it is. The plantar fascia is a thick tendon which runs along the bottom of the foot. It basically connects the heel to the toes. When this … More How to Help Ease the Pain from Plantar Fasciitis