Learning how to set short-term goals will help you achieve more. Have you ever set short-term goals for yourself? Did you learn about goals in school but never really set any on your own? Have you set goals and wondered why you didn’t achieve them? If any of these sounds like you, read on. Short-term … More When You Are Setting Your Goals Start Small With Short-Term Goals
Are you thinking about setting some New Year’s Resolutions? Keep these 3 things in mind. 1. Resolution comes from the word “resolve.” They are not “Intentions.” 2. Resolutions will fail nearly 100% of the time without a plan. 3. Measuring your progress is an integral part of achieving your resolutions. I have seen no less … More Resolutions, Intentions, and Goals – Make Your Plan and Be Successful
A quick note before we begin: Will you please do me a favor and visit my site and comment or message me so that I know who is still interested in my posts? I know my email followers don’t need to visit my site to read the entire post. However, if you are one of … More One Question I DON’T Get Asked A Lot – And How the Answer Can Help Rejuvenate Your Health and Fitness! “How much protein do I need?”
Do you get sleepy after lunch? Many people do, including me. In fact, many countries have a siesta in the afternoon. (Although there are many theories to the origins of this tradition.) It is normal to get tired after eating and also when your circadian rhythms dip. That is biological. But, did you know you … More Afternoon Sleepiness? Here’s How to Wake Up!
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, this is for you. This isn’t an exercise topic. However, if your allergies keep you from exercising, there might be something simple you can do to keep those symptoms at bay. My husband used to have horrible seasonal allergies. Around 2006, we noticed that his symptoms were not nearly … More A Simple Remedy Helped My Husband With His Allergies. It Could Help You Too!
In my last post, “Get Stronger and Healthier Faster With These 4 Terms”, you learned about the main terms used in designing strength training programs. Now I’ll explain how they are used. You will see the results you aim for faster when you use these correctly. You don’t want to waste your time working out … More Use These 4 Terms to Build the Ideal Workout for You to Get Results Faster
Warm-up, Repetitions (Reps), Set, Rest. These 4 terms are the foundation of nearly every strength training program. When used correctly, you will see and feel positive results much faster. And, if not used correctly, you’ll have trouble meeting your fitness goals. It will take you much longer, if ever, to see results. And you could … More Get Stronger and Healthier Faster With These 4 Terms
Learning the terms used in fitness will help you feel more confident as you begin your fitness journey. Many people feel awkward and out of place the first time they begin to exercise – whether with the help of a personal trainer or on their own. Not everyone has been exposed to the jargon used … More All That Exercise Jargon Adds Up – Strong Muscles, Better Balance, Better Quality of Life As We Age
We all know that headlines and blurbs (short descriptions of articles) can be misleading. In fact, we run across misleading headlines every day. The most common ones online are those that are used as clickbait. They mention a subject, for example, McDonald’s new hamburger is one of the best things about fast food right now, … More 4 Tips On How to Approach Misleading Headlines and Blurbs, Especially When They Are Reporting Research Findings
I have not posted on here in a long time. However, I have been busy reading and writing, both fitness and non-fitness related material. Since the pandemic began, I have been sidelined as an in-person personal trainer. My clients are older and are in the high-risk category for catching Covid-19. Nearly all are too afraid … More What I Have Been Doing During the Pandemic