Fitness Includes Weight Training in the 7 Most Important Muscle Groups

Overall conditioning is a great way to improve your strength. Fitness includes weight training in the 7 most important muscle groups. Because weight training can be vigorous and demanding on your body it is recommended that you first get a physical from your doctor. General Conditioning There are several benefits of general conditioning. Here are […]

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Rewired Mindset Can Lead to Hope for Your Future!

Hope and possibilities are such encouraging words. They are what dreams are made of. Hope is thinking about the future, what can be, or something that can happen. Possibilities are expectations, or desires for certain things to happen.  These two concepts align very well with each other and a rewired mindset can lead to hope […]

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Different Exercises are the Spice of Life

What is nearby where you live?  Flat streets and sidewalks?  Hills?  High school stadium or bleachers?  It is good for your body to mix it up when you are exercising. Different exercises are the spice of life! Runner Example Here is an example for a runner, my favorite exercise. There are many different types of activities […]

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Age Is Just a Date on the Calendar

Do you see your age as just a date on the calendar or do you let your age define or hinder you? Getting older happens naturally and age is really what you make of it.  Sometimes people want the opposite of what they have.  When I listen to small children, many what to be older. […]

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What is Your Why for Certain Activities?

What is your why for certain activities?  Why do you choose to do them? Since your WHY drives your actions, it is important to be clear and concise on why you believe in something.  My why is to live an active and healthy lifestyle.  Fitness is a major component of that.  I want to remain […]

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Muscle and Strength Training for a Healthy Life

When people think of muscle and strength training for a healthy life, they might think of expert body builders. Looking like a body builder is not the reality or the desire for the masses.  For the average person, however, building muscles and strength training is a major component to healthy living. The way to grow […]

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10 Habits to Support a Healthy Lifestyle

There is so much information on why, how and what you should do to live a healthy lifestyle.  It can be overwhelming to know where to start. Here are some suggestions on 10 habits to support a healthy lifestyle. The intention is not to start on all 10 at once and then loose steam.  The […]

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Focus on Your Exercising

The weather is turning warmer and spring is just around the corner.  It could be time to get back outside and focus on your exercising.  People schedule things that are important to them.  They schedule zoom calls, Dr. appointments, travel, time with family and friends.  Do the same thing with your workout routine.  Get out […]

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Hardest Working Muscle

Your heart is about the size of your fist and consists of cardiac muscle.  This type of muscle is responsible for pumping blood through your body.  It is the hardest working muscle. The normal resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60-100 beats per minute with the average about 72.  In general, a lower resting […]

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Maintaining Your Fitness Journey

A new fitness plan, like anything else that you start, is exciting and energizing.  After a while however, like other new initiatives, sometimes the enthusiasm wears off, lack of interest creeps in, and maintaining your fitness journey is over. Oops…..this has happened to many of us. The best predictor of the future is to look […]

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