Category: Fitness

Stay Strong

Strength is underrated. Being strong makes everything easier. Doing strength workouts feel good, aren’t over taxing when you do them consistently, and make you feel like you can do more than you could before. Because you can. ¬†Contact us and We’ll get stronger together! Live Good, Mac Dodds Live Good Fitness


Fitness Forecast East Bay Area

Today is a great day to go for a run in Alameda, or do some outdoor activity. Saturday and Sunday should be indoor workout days with strength training and or total body conditioning workouts. Monday do your flexibility program. Tuesday should be a little cooler so try to get out for a long hike. This…


18 Med Ball Exercises

If you have a medicine ball and a facility that you can use one, this link shows some good exercises that you can do. Keep in mind that these exercises are high level and should only be done if you have no joint pain (including spine) during these activities. Med Ball Exercises Live Good, Mac…


Diabetes Prevention

How can you prevent type 2 diabetes? Get some sleep. It’s not the only thing you can do but it seems to help. Here’s a quality article that explains briefly why.¬†Enjoy your weekend, and get some sleep already. Live Good, Mac Dodds Live Good Fitness


Fitness Forecast July 20-26 2015

Looks like Monday the 20th is the hottest day this week, followed by milder temperatures. Monday: Gym indoor strength workout get all the major muscle groups low reps – high intensity Tuesday: Hike, Walk or Jog 30 to 60 minutes Wednesday: Interval training with total body exercises that cover all muscle groups. Thursday: Light walk…


Do Something Different

I was listening to a fitness specialist speak. He said something that I have been trying to tell my friends and clients in regards to being fit and getting results. He said “If you want better results, you’ve got to do something different”. I get that. If I do the same thing as everyone else…


HOT DAYS

When it’s hot outside workout early in the morning or late evening if you plan to do an outdoor workout. Also bring plenty of water. Just a reminder. If you can, do your indoor workouts on those days and save the outdoor activities to do on good weather days with friends or family. Live Good,…


Keep That Feeling

Now that Tough Mudder is over, it’s easy to lose that feeling. But you don’t have to. The feeling I’m talking about is feeling in SHAPE. It feels good and you worked hard to earn it. So get a plan an put it to action. You can follow my fitness forecast for ideas and workouts….


Fitness Forecast June 23 – 28 2015

Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday are going to be the hottest days this week so, lets make those indoor gym days and save the fun outdoor activities for the weekend. Tuesday: Do an indoor interval training workout with stretching to finish. Wednesday: Strength training day.The big 3 squats, pull-ups, and push-ups or bench press with 3…


5 sets of 5

5 exercises with 5 sets of 5 repetitions. It can be a great way to get strong. I emphasize STRONG because it won’t make you get BIG or lose weight. I’m sharing a link to a workout from ACE. It’s a legit workout that can be used for a strength day. I wouldn’t recommend it…