What are the benefits of strength training and lifting weights? First, to help you be the best version of you at any age. You can also sculpt your body naturally and build bone density. Win-win! The more muscle you have, the more calories are burned at rest = less fat. Like cardio, it reduces depression. [...]
Somehow I got away from doing the plain 'ole sit up. Did you too? It's the planks, side planks, plank jacks and pikes that wooed me over the past few years. Time to get back to the basics with sit ups and push ups to shake things up. Done correctly and sloooooowly, the sit up [...]
Want to love running more? To run like a kid again? To make running so easy and enjoyable again...just thinking about running brings a smile to your face and boosts your endorphins. Or do you want to come back from injury safely while getting stronger and faster? You can do this and more. I promise. The secret key is YOU. You must focus on [...]
Does your back, knees, IT band or piriformis give you pain when you run? If so, you may be depressed you can't run, or run easily. Right? Been there. It's time to get back in the game. First, let's check your form. I learned how to eliminate running injuries and related misery with good form. We learn [...]
Little too much party-time this summer? Here is my 4 point plan to #Shred it fast. 1. Sculpt Thy Body Perfect I recommend a total body strength workout using dumbbells twice a week. It tones all major muscle groups to create a balanced body and saves time. It’s great for burning calories, losing fat, and [...]
Yes! According to a research roundup from one of my favorite sport medicine doctors, Dr. Gabe Mirkin. Running regularly, no matter how fast or slow, increases longevity and is cardio protective. The Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study in Dallas followed more than 55,000 adults between 18 and 100 for 15 years, and found runners who ran [...]
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but instead will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” — Thomas Edison Health = The state of being free from illness or injury. Care = The provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or [...]
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