Your Exercise Heart Rate (Part 1): How to Feel Your Rate of Exertion

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

This One Vital Step Will Help You Set Realistic and Achievable Fitness Goals

 If you’re considering starting a fitness program, whether you’ve never worked out or you’ve started dozens of fitness programs, you need to do one thing first.  You probably have one or two goals in mind.  However, at this point they aren’t written down.  The most common goals I hear are to:  lose weight, look better … More This One Vital Step Will Help You Set Realistic and Achievable Fitness Goals

3 Ways to Help Yourself Stay Hydrated This Summer

Spring is here!  And, where I live, we’ve just skipped right into summer with the heat.  So, I have been answering hydration questions and reminding more of my clients to stay hydrated. There is so much information out there on specific amounts to drink per day and what to drink.  Some sources even explain a … More 3 Ways to Help Yourself Stay Hydrated This Summer