A recent scientific study shows that doing some moderately challenging movement can help your body produce a large amount of a particular metabolic hormone which can help combat obesity and diabetes.Continue reading “Cardio vs. Diabetes”
How Should Your Foot Land When You Run?
As a certified running coach (specializing in marathon and half-marathon), people have often asked me “What part of my foot should I be running on?” and my answer may surprise (and perhaps delight) you.Continue reading “How Should Your Foot Land When You Run?”
What is Muscle Definition? and how to get it
You are focused on being fit, you move your body on a regular basis, and you would like to have some increased muscle definition to show for it. Let’s talk about what that means and how to get it.Continue reading “What is Muscle Definition? and how to get it”
So Many Reasons to Lift Heavy Things
Everyone and I do mean everyone should consider adding some type of resistance or weight training to their exercise plan. Need some convincing? Well, ok – I am up for the challenge – here are a dozen strong reasons.Continue reading “So Many Reasons to Lift Heavy Things”
Stay Fit on Vacation – without ruining your vacation
You can indeed stay fit on your vacation without dragging yourself to some cruddy hotel gym every day. To that end, I am about to give you six stress-free, low-key ways to make that happen!Continue reading “Stay Fit on Vacation – without ruining your vacation”
Do you get more energy from Coffee or Stairs?
Feeling sleepy in the middle of the day? Instead of heading for the coffee shop, try climbing some stairs.Continue reading “Do you get more energy from Coffee or Stairs?”
Need Better Sleep? Try Bedtime Yoga
Slow, gentle yoga and deep, rhythmic breathing can be the perfect way to unwind (your muscles and your mind) at the end of the day. Here is a routine that can allow you to release the stress of the day, relax, and prepare your body and mind for some good sleepzzzz.Continue reading “Need Better Sleep? Try Bedtime Yoga”
Push-up Zero to Hero
Doing a simple push-up can work out your chest, shoulders, arms, core, glutes, and legs, so why aren’t you doing them?Continue reading “Push-up Zero to Hero”
The “Car-less” Mindset
One of the most beneficial acts I ever performed for my general fitness and overall wellness was selling my car. Seriously!
I sold my car in 2011 and only recently got one again because we moved to a small town on an island. The interesting thing is that at the time I sold my car, it was just a necessity. I had no idea it would benefit me beyond eliminating the oppressive payments. Now stick with me here, this isn’t some hippie-cyclist tirade. I will explain how this actually applies to being fit and healthy, and how it can support/contribute to weight loss.Continue reading “The “Car-less” Mindset”
Your Past is not Your Future
The other day a member of our Weighless program reached out with an anxiety issue. They were convinced that despite all the progress they had made with their eating and exercising habits they would eventually falter and it would all end up being for naught.
The worry stemmed from the fact that they had done this many times in the past.Continue reading “Your Past is not Your Future”