Time management vs. making excuses

It's true, we all have crazy schedules. However, we can either use that as an excuse to not workout or you can start planning ahead and creating a workout plan and eating regimen that works with your crazy schedule. For example, try to add working out to your schedule with realistic expectations. Start with 2 days a week and plan for 30 minutes a session. You might be asking where can I fit that in? Well, that's a question you need to ask yourself. Can you do it before everyone wakes up in your family? Can you do it after dinner? Can you do it after the kids go to sleep?

September Newsletter

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Physical Activity Type in Midlife Affects Mobility Seniors

What our activity level is in our mid-life looks like it definitely effects our mobility as we age!Physical Activity Type in Midlife Affects Mobility Seniors by Ryan Halvorson

Infrared Therapy as a Healing Modality; Reduce Pain, Inflammation and Restore Energy

I recently pulled my own infrared heating pad out of the closet and have been enjoying the benefits of using it again.

Notes on IDEA World (and training in yoga and fitness) by a Yogini

I try to go to take other people's classes as often as I can. I also try to go to workshops. It is so important not just to have your own practice in yoga, but also to keep open to new ideas, and to learn from others. I also try to do one 'big' training a year. My current family obligations make it hard for me to do as much as I would like, in terms of time and cost, but I make an effort to keep up with training as well as reading. 

10 Sex Positions to Enhance Your Penis Size...

No, I haven’t made the secret potion for enlarging your penis, but you really don’t need that! All you need to know is how to use it, and while I trust that you know the basics, what you might not know are the inside tips shared amongst women. Keep in mind that most of these positions aren’t just for enhancing size – they’re amazing even if size isn’t a worry for you. 

Fitness Goals and Expectations

The body doesn't always function in a linear manner.  Successful bursts can be followed by stagnation. You may lose 3 poinds the first three weeks, then nothing. Then, three weeks pass and you lose another pound. Then nothing. And so on.  This is nothing to get discouraged about.  Try not to spend your time only looking at the external factors (scale and mirror). Also consider what is changing on the inside.

Free Weights, Body Weight, or Resistance Machines?

Free weights, body weight and resistance machines. What are the differences when strength training? Well free weights offer the most functionality of the three because you can perform many excercises and target all muscles, using them in various ways. Free weights also incorporates the smaller muscles that machines does not. This is because machines gives your body support and uniformity whereas free weights does not. Thus, you have to incorpoarte more of your smaller muscles to work with the free weights and perform your exercise. This can add more value to your workouts.

Suck the Marrow out of Life, but don't choke on the bone!

Yikes - This is my first BLOG post EVER!!! I plan to load this blog with tons of inspiration, motivation, truth, and humor!  Buckle up fitness freaks and fitness wannabees, this blog will be like an inspirational Thunderpunch in the neck!

First Healthy Habit of eating healthier

Habit 1: Eat until your 80% full It takes about 20 minutes for our satiety mechanisms to kick in. Eating too quickly can make you eat too much! Take you're time and stop before you are full. What you should feel like during and after eating: - Eat until satisfied not until your full - If you are not hungry after 3 hours after eating, you ate too much at your last meal.
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