Tag: exercise

Surprising Ways Exercise Improves Your Life

Exercise is good for you and makes you look and feel better, no surprise there. But what exercise does behind the scenes can be very beneficial and might do things for you that you might not have thought of. Here are a few of the invisible ways that exercise improves you life. It reduces anxiety….


2 Types of Belly Fat

  What do you know about belly fat? There are so many ad’s that say they can help you target belly fat and eliminate it. How? There’s more than one kind? When it comes to belly fat there are 2 different kinds that you need to know about. Visceral fat: the deep fat that sits…


Exercise Preparation

How do you get ready to exercise? Do you just throw some weights on the bar and start doing squats, do you hop on the treadmill for 5 and then get on the machines and do a circuit? Do you hit the roller and work on loosening up tight muscles that you will be using…


4G Impact and Bone Density

4G’s, That’s the amount of impact force it takes to improve bone density in adolescents according to one study out of Bristol. Running a 10 minute mile or dropping down from a 15 inch box is enough force to generate 4G’s and stimulate bone density improvement, or at least reduce the amount of bone loss in…


Exercise And Pain

Exercise and pain. Do they have to go hand in hand? Some think you can’t have improvement unless you workout so hard that you can’t get out of the car. I think “no pain, no gain” was a motivational cliche but can lead to a misrepresentation of what exercise is really all about. For a…


Fast Food & Children

Does anyone really think fast food is good for children? We all know that it is probably not good for them. Some folks think it’s perfectly fine for an occasional treat. The advertisers want to make sure that kids tell mom and dad or grandma and grandpa to take them out for fast food. Marketers…


The American Diet

What’s wrong with the American diet? Why are we so fat and unhealthy as a nation? This article shares a bit of the story and I think it’s right on. After you read it, go for a run or a walk and think about how you could make yourself healthier by making 1 small change…


Yoga’s Healing Powers

photo by Rene Johnston There is a place for all different types of exercise in our lives. Strength training, hiking, functional, sports training can each be enjoyable. Now, research on yoga indicates that it has the ability to heal. If you need healing in your life, yoga might be worth a try, especially if you…