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
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
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
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
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