Tagged as Workouts

Want to hear a shocking statistic? -About 38%- of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. Although treatments are continuously improving, and in many cases life expectancy is much higher than it once was, it’s always better to never get cancer in the first place. What if making a few small choices could reduce risk? It turns out, that's a great idea to bank on. Making...
February 24, 2020
Each year, countless people set their New Year’s resolutions. In 2020, the -most common resolution- was to exercise more. Eating healthy and losing weight came in third and fourth, respectively. That’s a lot of people starting something new, and many of them may not have any experience with exercise at all. So, what should you do if you want to get more active, even though you’re a newbie to the gym?...
February 17, 2020
Finding the right type of exercise is about more than getting the maximum calories burned; you also want a workout that suits your personal needs. It seems like there are two options: cardio or weights. Rumor has it that we need cardio to lose weight but that building muscle is important in the long term for maintaining that weight loss and overall health. Well, maybe we don't have to choose. rowing...
February 4, 2020
People avoid exercise for a host of reasons — it’s boring, they’re too tired, they’re too old, or they’re out of shape. But the number one reason why people don’t exercise is time. There simply isn’t -enough time- to tend a job, take care of family and other responsibilities, engage in self-care and get a full night’s sleep AND work out…or so they -think. The truth is, 15 or even 10 minutes is enough...
January 28, 2020
An injury can disrupt an entire routine. You might feel inclined to forego working out while you’re healing, but that could do more harm than good as you lose ground. If you’re cleared for modified exercise, we have some great workout ideas to help keep you moving. There are many ideas that work especially well alongside most physical therapy regimens so e set out to collect them here. So read this...
December 2, 2019
Bad knees, and the associated pain and stiffness, may make it difficult to get needed exercise. Sufferers may even worry that they’re going to do more damage to already painful knees. But according to -Harvard Health Publishing-, there is no evidence that exercise creates or exacerbates common knee conditions, such as arthritis. Not only is exercise safe, but there is also evidence that the effort...
November 7, 2019
Beeeeep. Beeeeep. Beee–thwack! - Dang, it’s morning again already. I wish I could stay snuggled under the covers but my Inner Tyrant will have none of that. It’s time for my run. Who cares that my knee still hurts from yesterday?! “GET UP AND MOVE YOUR ASS!” she yells. (She’s always yelling). “DON’T YOU REMEMBER THAT YOU ATE CAKE LAST NIGHT?” - I spent more than 30 years believing my Inner Tyrant’s...
December 31, 2017
What if I told you that I had a pill that could relieve stress and depression, help you lose weight, regenerate brain cells, prevent both heart disease and type 2 diabetes, boost confidence, give you more energy, reverse most of the symptoms of aging, and it had no side effects. Would you take it? - Most people would take it for sure until they hear the directions: “Take one pill with an 8 ounce glass...
December 18, 2017
“Stress has become such the new normal for me that I don’t know how to -not -feel stressed,” a friend recently confessed. “It’s almost like if I didn’t have a zillion things to worry about, my mind would start creating stressful thoughts.” - She’s not alone. Relationships, kids, and finances become major stressors for just about everyone. So does maintaining steady employment. One study found increased...
April 9, 2015