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Category Archives: Returning to Exericse

Move more, feel better

September 2, 2019

The more we move, the better we feel – moving not only contributes to better physical health, but also a healthy mind and soul.  As we’ve heard in recent news, sitting is the new smoking – 86% of full time American workers surveyed spend their day sitting and when they do get up, 56% use … Continue Reading

What Types of Exercise Are Best for Weight Loss?

July 11, 2018

Exercise is a Contributor To Weight Loss, Not a Primary Driver Regular exercise is a critical component of health optimization, however, contrary to what pop culture would have you think, losing fat is not a two-factor equation.  Activity alone accounts for only about 8% of fat loss while shifting your body composition, and still, for … Continue Reading

Rethinking Resolutions

January 30, 2018

With the new year often comes reflection, introspection, and commitment to do things differently this year than the last.  Diet and exercise are frequently among the ‘things’ that individuals set out to change.  As both are largely within our individual control, these changes have the potential to have a profound effect on both how we … Continue Reading

Help your mobility by doing this one thing daily.

August 8, 2016

  Sitting has become one of the things we do most in the day. Wake up, sit for breakfast, drive in the car to work to then sit in your office for hours upon end, to then go to lunch, dinner then lay down for sleep. Excessive sitting is linked to negative metabolic and cardiovascular … Continue Reading

Less sedentary time crucial for children’s health

April 3, 2012

When you teach high schoolers, as I did for a number of years, there are very few things that they do that will really surprise you. But spend a day shadowing any student and you will be astounded at how much sedentary time they have: they sit on their way to and from school, they … Continue Reading

Ten Tips to Help You Get Back into Your Exercise Routine

February 10, 2011

It’s easy for a couple of days to turn into a week or two or three. Here are 10 tips to help you get back into your exercise routine: