Is cardio really “dead?” Or are we going to be soon if we stop doing aerobic exercise and drop even more activity from our lives? For years we’ve been told to work out aerobically 5-6 days per week. Now we’re told to forego it. What fitness tips should we follow and what is hype we can safely ignore? How can you know what actions to take (aside from reading our blog and sending us your questions to address)?
Do you have a “take charge” personality? Then you might have an easier time losing weight and making healthy choices. You’ll have more challenges though if you believe in …..
On July 20 I had foot surgery. Now I am in training to walk a half- marathon in mid-October. Am I realistic, foolish, too old or a role model for women who want to be active? Can the mind and the matter cooperate on this adventure?
We went to Rancho la Puerta spa in Tecate, Mexico to hear Dr. John Ratey speak about his book “Spark.” We also hiked, relaxed, made new friends, laughed, goofed off, had a cranio-sacral treatment and ate organic, delicious, vegetarian food. Such a lost weekend!!!!!
Neutral spine – that natural and ideal position where your spine maintains its natural curvature and the pelvis is not at war with you. How do you find neutral spine whether standing or lying? Tip the bucket; check the clock; read our post; and view our video. Or suffer from flat back or hunched back syndrome.
How can you Enchant others and be successful? First 4 of Guy Kawasaki’s 10 Tips from his book, “Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. ” After listening to Guy speak in person, we discovered we needed to be more _________ and less ….
Do you have a theme for exercise that a song captures? Doe, a deer, a female deer; Ray, a drop of golden sun; Me, a name I call myself. What song calls your self?
Go mental! Think like an Olympian. Achieve your fitness goals more effectively by shifting just 5 phrases in your head from “Procrastinator” to ….
Do you have a health habit you want to improve? There are 4 stages of behavior change. Yup, only 4 and you can count them on the hand that isn’t holding a cigarette, remote control, or cream puff. Want to know what they are?
As some of you may know, I had surgery on my foot last week. At my post-op visit, the doc used the word “horrific” to describe my big toe joint (bone spurs, zero cartilage, bone-on-bone) when he got in there during the surgery. But he didn’t say I couldn’t work out the other parts of my body! Read to discover just a few of the exercises that can still be safely done…