Power of Movement

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Weebles Wobble But They Don’t Fall Down

March 13, 2014

Blog, Exercise

Weebles Wobble But They Don’t Fall Down

Remember that commercial from years ago showing toys that wobble but don’t fall over? Being a klutz, I often refer to myself as a “Weeble” – I may stumble and wobble but it’s been years since I’ve fallen. The key is balance. You are never too young to work on […]

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March Cardio Challenge

March 6, 2014

Blog, Exercise

March Cardio Challenge

You are now two months in to 2014 and if you haven’t gotten started on your cardio program, there’s no time like the present!  If you have been working on it in between snowstorms, it’s time to increase the intensity just a bit.  Below is a guideline for you to […]

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ABSolutely Scary

February 27, 2014

Exercise

ABSolutely Scary

Yikes!  It’s February already and only a couple of months before we start peeling off the layers of clothes and allowing our over-indulgences to shine through.  Please tell me you won’t think about doing hundreds of crunches to get rid of that belly bulge (say it ain’t so!).  Doing crunches […]

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Exercise Is The Best Medicine

February 20, 2014

Blog, Exercise, General Health Info

Exercise Is The Best Medicine

Long gone are the days where the doctor says take two aspirin and call me in the morning.  You might be more apt to hear your doctor say “start exercising”.  Many health conditions can be prevented and alleviated, maybe even cured, by exercise.  According to Dr. Jordan Metzl, author of […]

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Stay on track with your New Year’s Resolutions

February 13, 2014

Blog, General Health Info

Stay on track with your New Year’s Resolutions

Ok…we are one month into 2014 and you say you haven’t done very well with following through on eating better, getting more exercise and sleep.  Don’t fret and think it’s too late; it’s NEVER too late to start taking care of yourself.  Let’s see what you can do right now […]

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Continuing Your Cardio Plan – February Challenge

February 6, 2014

Exercise, Weight Loss

Continuing Your Cardio Plan – February Challenge

By now you should be walking, on average, 3 times a week for 30 minutes (hopefully you have had access to a treadmill during the last couple of wintry weeks).  If your body can handle other forms of exercise, i.e. swimming or biking, it’s time to incorporate one, or both, […]

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Industry Trend – HIIT to Get Fit

January 30, 2014

Blog, Exercise

Industry Trend – HIIT to Get Fit

As you all know by now, I’m a big fan of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the benefits it provides with respect to endurance and fat loss.  I just wanted to let you know that HIIT will be hot this year.  The December edition of Outside Magazine had an […]

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Getting Started on a Cardio Plan – Initial January Challenge

January 23, 2014

Exercise

Getting Started on a Cardio Plan – Initial January Challenge

Cardio:  a combining form meaning “heart,” used in the formation of compound words, i.e. cardiogram. Origin:  Greek- kardio Vascular:  pertaining to, composed of, or provided with vessels or ducts that convey fluids such as blood. Origin:  Neo-Latin- vāsculāris Cardiovascular fitness:  ability of the heart and lungs to supply oxygen-rich blood […]

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Effectively Incorporating Dumbbells into Your Workout

January 16, 2014

Exercise

Effectively Incorporating Dumbbells into Your Workout

When I am working with clients, my preference for weights (you are incorporating weights into your fitness regimen, aren’t you?) is typically dumbbells (DBs) over machines.  They are portable; there’s usually a wide range of weight options; allow the client to use multiple joints and muscles rather than sitting at […]

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New Year…New You

January 9, 2014

Blog, Weight Loss

New Year…New You

OK; let’s just put it to rest once and for all.  I know you want to lose those 5 pounds that you put on since Halloween.  First thing I ask my clients is, “How is your diet?” After they look at me sheepishly, I tell them you cannot exercise away […]

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