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Deadlifts are for Women!

Why should you be doing deadlifts? The deadlift is a highly inclusive resistance exercise. It works primarily your butt and back of your legs, but also works nearly every other muscle group in your body....

Exercise Can Improve Your Glucose Control, Even If You Already Take Insulin

Even if you take insulin for type 2 diabetes, a single session of exercise can improve your body's glycemic control on top of that. Just a single bout of moderate-intensity exercise substantially improved glycemic control throughout...

Paying it Forward

I love helping you reach your goals. I hope you want to pay it forward. Once you believe you have the solution to the problems of Obesity and our National Health issues due to...

A Better Plank

A plank (also called a hover or bridge) is an isometric core strength exercise that involves maintaining a position similar to a push-up for the maximum possible time. Dave Parise has a lot of good advice....

Our Body Talks to Us, But Do We Listen?

For many of us it’s been years since we were fully in touch with ourselves, when life was much more grounded and enjoyable. As children we’re very connected with nature and our own true...

How Much Soda is Worth Your Health?

How much soda do you drink?  How much sugary juice do you drink daily? Sugar-sweetened beverages are linked to more than 180,000 obesity-related deaths worldwide each year, according to new research presented this week at...

You Need Exercise With That Diet

A new study looked at the effects of diet alone versus diet plus exercise for overweight, post-menapausal women. The researcher compared the lean muscle mass of different groups after twelve months. The conclusions: Aerobic exercise...

Are You At Risk for Kyphosis?

If you sit at a computer 8 hours a day like I used to do, you may have excessive kyphosis. It was the first thing Shannon noticed about me those years ago when I...

Regarding NBC’s The Biggest Loser®

The Biggest Loser...aims to jump-start weight loss in the most severely obese individuals through an intensive fitness, nutrition, and behavioral reconditioning program under the supervision of physicians, registered dietitians, and professional fitness trainers who...

Debunking 10 Exercise Myths

Exercise Myth 1. You Will Burn More Fat If You Exercise Longer at a Lower Intensity. The most important focus in exercise and fat weight control is how many calories are burned during the...