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Cardiovascular Exercise

One of the components for a healthy and fit lifestyle is cardiovascular workout. A cardio workout (if done right) keeps your heart healthy, reduces fat, and can keep you in better shape which will help in life. You can diet all you want to, but it will only get you so...

Fitness With Dogs

When we think of every day fitness and well-being we often neglect the most obvious and most available fitness partner and motivator in our house – our canine companion. According to the American Pet Products Association 39% of US households have a dog in their...

Working Out Your Glamour Muscles

When it comes to personal fitness programs, there is no one-size fits all. People have different levels of flexibility, agility, and strength. However, when it comes to “wish lists” for bodies. I know. Having trained clients for more than 17 years, I know what women...

Exercises for Back Pain

Did you know that Americans are spending record amounts on treatments for their aching backs? Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work. In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by...

Agility Training

Let’s assume you're walking down the sidewalk when suddenly someone darts in front of you...or you're in a supermarket aisle when an inattentive shopper's heavy cart comes barreling toward you. Do you dodge that person or that cart and continue on your way unharmed?...

Workouts for Women Over 40

In today’s show I address women’s health and how weight training and fitness training can help them avoid the side effects of aging and hormonal changes. In particular, I address the changes women experience, especially if they are 40+ where exercise can make a...

Flexibility

Today’s topic is flexibility training where we will talk about the 3 most important benefits of an effective flexibility program: First, what is flexibility? What is flexibility? Flexibility is a joint's ability to move through a full range of motion. Flexibility...

Fitness with Your Dog

When we think of every day fitness and well being we often neglect the most obvious fitness partner and motivator in our house – our canine companion. According to the American Pet Products Association 39% of US households have a dog in their household. If you have a...

Physical Exercise Before Surgery

When we think of people exercising, we either think of healthy people who want to stay healthy or we think of people who “need” to exercise to lose weight. However, rarely do we think of exercise and the importance of exercise for people who are sick, who are injured...

Stretching

A comprehensive workout consist of 4 components: Warm-up Strength training Cardiovascular exercise (as we talked about it 2 weeks ago, strength and cardio can also be combined if necessary) Recovery Where most people cut corners due to time restraints and poor...

Cardio Training

In the past weeks we talked mainly about strength training exercises but a good fitness program also includes cardiovascular conditioning and training. Some people think that cardio training is working out, but it is only one part of working out. Cardio training is...

Mistakes People Make While Working Out

Working out at home with strength training can be very advantageous but it also can become dangerous when someone is not really familiar with the art of working out. This is because most people are so excited they don’t look at the whole alphabet of training. They...

Workouts for Men

A couple of weeks ago we talked about women’s health and in today’s show I address men’s health and how weight training and fitness training can help them avoid the side effects of aging, stress and hormonal changes. When you read about men’s issues we hear the...

Body Balance

A good workout training is designed to keep people healthy, to stay flexible, stay strong and keep the muscles in balance. When I talk about muscle balance here is what I mean. I don’t want to stereotype but you see many men who work out in gyms and they focus mainly...

Personal Training for Golfers

Today is the practice round par 3 contest at the Masters in Augusta and therefore we are going to talk about weight and strength exercises for golfers. Many golf enthusiasts think that they just need to go out and meet with their golf coach to work on their swing but...

Body Stability

A couple of weeks ago we talked about exercises for people who are standing all day while at work and people who are sitting all day. Additionally we mentioned that people really are not physically active like they need to be which causes them having issues with their...