Now and again a client will ask me “what is brown fat” and “does it really exist?” I came across this article today and feel it does an excellent job in addressing these questions and more. Click Here to Read About Brown Fat.
Tis the season to be noshing on citrus… grapefruit and oranges are finally back in season… Hooray! But as great as these fruits are, be aware of a growing potential danger if you are one who takes certain medications. For the complete story click here.
“Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a Lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are a Lion or a Gazelle… when
Over the years I’ve had the privilege to work with a couple of patients going through chemo and radiation for treatment of cancer. These are some of the most dedicated, hardest working, goal-focused clients I have ever trained. I would love the opportunity to motivate, encourage and train others with this threatening disease. Let’s get
Just because you are pregnant does not mean you can’t keep up a regular exercise program (unless you doctor suggests otherwise). In fact, regular exercise can give you more energy, help you sleep better, aid in an easier delivery, reduce pregnancy discomfort, reduce stress, create a healthy baby and speed up postpartum recovery. Need to
Short on time for exercise? Do what you can with what you have (but DO TRY to get in a couple of other 15-min vigorous exercise bouts on other days). Read more by Nanci Hellmich here: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-06-29/weekend-warriors-exercise/55900474/1
To say it’s hot outside is a drastic understatement. Of course one needs to hydrate during this time, but some could take this too far. To learn more about “over-hydration” read this very timely article by Pam LeBlanc: http://www.austin360.com/recreation/hydrate-but-make-sure-you-dont-drink-too-2402981.html
Just completed a solid 35 mile bike ride at an average of 19mph. My body held up and my energy levels never waned. I even did a full squat just to make sure the legs were cooperating fully. I’m baaaaack… woot woot!