Category Archives: Exercise

Is your workout actually making you stronger?

I have been watching men and women of all ages do fitness classes, workout videos and lifting relatively light weight with no results. What do I mean by a relatively light weight? Relatively light weight is when you pick up a weight and do 15 repetitions but you really could have done 20-30 repetitions. I

Exercising Benefits and the Fitness Ball

Regular physical activity and exercise are essential in weight loss, weight control, and improved health. Different kinds of exercise offer various benefits. Cardiovascular or aerobic training primarily improves the heart and lungs; weight training improves strength and flexibility, while stretching exercises improve mobility and coordination. In general, regular exercise will improve your body’s overall health

What is the ideal workout routine?

The answer to the question is yes and no. When I design a workout for someone I consider structural balance, all past injuries, strength ratio, muscle fiber type, equipment, exercise history, time, medical conditions, and goals. That is all done before I design a workout for them, and even then I’m not sure it is

We are all guides to our health

Life is like a bus, the people that get on our bus help guide us to our path. The important fact in this analogy is that you must be driving your bus. Unfortunately, people go years with someone else driving their bus, then one day they awake and realize they have gone down the wrong

The Story About Losing Fat!

Not only is our country becoming more overweight but the whole world is following suit. Billions of dollars are spent every year on fat loss pills, fad diets and medical intervention but the problem still grows. Most of you reading this right now are probably thinking, you could handle losing a few pounds, and some are

Exercise Smarter Not Harder

Exercising would not exist without sports; most of what we have learned from exercise that has came from participating in some sort of physical sport such as football, track, or ballet. We then watch TV shows and see magazines that re-enforce that we need to train hard and beat the hell out of ourselves to

Why are Exercise Balls so Popular?

Regular physical activity and exercise are essential in weight loss, weight control, and improved health. Different kinds of exercise offer various benefits. Cardiovascular or aerobic training primarily improves the heart and the lunges, weight training improves strength and flexibility, while stretching exercises improve mobility and coordination. In general, regular exercise will improve your bodies overall

If You Don’t Sweat During Exercise, Is It A Waste Of Time?

You always hear the old adage, “lets go exercise and work up a good sweat” like sweating is a sign that you’ve had a good, productive workout. But what if you complete your best workout routine and you don’t really sweat during or after? Was that workout a lost cause? Does it mean you just

Exercises for Arms That Really Add Shape and Definition

If you are in search of exercises for arms that really work and provide long lasting results, then it’s time to get focused. There are some highly effective combination movements and workouts that you can do to literally change the look and feel of your arm. Though you may think that this is too good

Exercises To Get Rid of Love Handles

If you find that you need exercises to get rid of love handles, you want to get them going as soon as possible. Far too many of us develop these unsightly deposits of fat and it can literally ruin our self esteem. Nobody likes that layer of fat that tends to hang over the side