Category: Fitness

Hidden Survival Muscle?

Getting in shape can be challenging when you haven’t been in the game for a while. It’s okay. Don’t beat yourself up. Life happens. No excuses necessary. Rick Kaselj a colleague who I admire and has really good information on corrective exercise. He has just released this book​ that you might be interested in. . ….


Refined Sugar

Hi Guys, I can’t say enough about the dangers of refined sugar. Regular sugar consumption will always cause weight gain. In addition to ruining your figure, chronic sugar consumption puts you at risk of numerous health problems. When you’re in the habit of taking in sugar everyday it’s hard to quit, but once you’ve broken…


3 Steps to Weigh Yourself Right

Hey Guys, Nothing funny today, Just a quick guide to help make sure you are not fooling yourself with the scale when you weight yourself. To ensure that you’re getting an accurate read when you jump on that scale keep the following steps in mind: Time: Always weigh yourself at the same time of day, preferably…


Taco Roasted Cauliflower Side Dish

Wondering what side dish to serve with your speedy dinner? Roasting cauliflower (or broccoli) is a phenomenal veggie side dish that’s quick and tasty. The classic way is to roast with simply olive oil, minced garlic and sea salt. It only takes a few moments of prep work and then roasts in the oven for…


Health Care Cost

Hey Guys, Can you believe the cost of health care? It’s literally crazy. I recently went into the doctor for my annual Physical and just to make sure everything is going good. I saw the Doctor and got blood tests which is pretty normal. I have insurance but my bill for those two things was over…


Mind Over Matter

Hey Kids, Exercising every day for weight loss is ​hard.  It’s harder than watching the Giants struggle through the last half of the baseball season. Exercising every day to keep your self in the game is still hard, but you see (better yet, feel) the benefits right away. You do neck and posture exercises and…


3 Steps to Weigh Yourself Correctly

Hi All To ensure that you’re getting an accurate read when you jump on that scale keep the following steps in mind: Time: Always weigh yourself at the same time of day, preferably first thing in the morning after going pee. Clothing: Wear the same type and amount of clothing, or (if in the privacy of your…


How Sleep Habits Affect our Ability to Lose Weight

Hi Live Good Fitness and My Able Body.com readers. I wanted to welcome Sara Westgreen a guest Blogger to our sites and our community. I endorse what she says about Sleep Habits and how they affect hormones and how that relates to weight loss. Thanks Sarah! How Sleep Habits Affect our Ability to Lose Weight…


Kneeling Quad Stretch

Kneeling Quad Stretch: This is a great stretch if you have been sitting at the computer or in the car for a while. If you have access to a foam roller and the know how spend about 5 minutes laying on your quad on the roller and bending your knee. If not, just try to…


Knee Drags

Knee Drags: This is a good total body exercise. You should be able to do a plank with a good neutral spine (not sagging) to do this exercise. Keep your plank and bring one knee as far as you can while keeping it off of the mat. Then return to the starting position (perfect plank)….