Blogs about Exercise Physiology

Sustainable Training

 Sustainable Training

Make Time for BALANCE

BALANCE is your most important exercise!

Elliptical vs Treadmill: Which is Best for You?

Take it slow don't cheat...use proper form when exercising

   We’ve all seen people in the gym swinging weights around and not following proper form. Let me explain why they won't be making any gains and could possibly hurt themselves.

Genes May Dictate Your Love-or Hate-of Exercise

Whether you get pumped up for gym time or you'd rather crawl back into bed if someone mentions exercise, your genes might be to blame, a new study suggests. Most people receive a mental reward from working out in the form of increased levels of dopamine—a brain chemical associated with feelings of motivation, pleasure and well-being. 

Having Your Pumpkin Pie And Eating It Too, while knowing the difference between skill building and will power

This pumpkin pie was a treat given to me by one of my Pilates clients after my first lumpectomy last November. And yes, it's not a cancer fighting food. It's a celebratory one. "Once in a while a little treat is ok," said my doctors and nurses when I called them about this little slice of pie. Hey, I didn't want cancer again. So this is a case where I was told, it is okay to have your pie and eat it too.

Health and fitness For A Better Body And A Better Life

It is common understanding that in the United States we have a significant problem with obesity and health and wellness as a generally. This is because of a lack of knowledge of the best ways to appropriately care for your health and fitness.

MOVE BETTER--Correcting Low Back Arch

  So the other day I went through some exercises that are designed to correct muscle imbalances specifically found in the chest and back area that can affect movement at the shoulder. Today it’s all about the lower back and how to correct low back arch.