Blogs about Physical Activity

UNM Fall 2016: "LaBlast" is Official and "PA and Aging" is back!

LaBlast Fitness joins the UNM PE Activity Program roster of classes for students and staff Fall 2016! Register now and mark your calendars: it

Ask Your Doctor If Getting Off Your Ass Is Right For You

May is exercise is medicine month. What does that mean? What it means is we as a society have grown soft, week, and as a result ill. Exercise has been proven to be a part of the solution if we're doing it right.Most of the leading causes of death in America from heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes are attributable to lifestyle. Moreover a significant body of evidence points to a lack of activity at the root of our metabolic problems and frailty. Both of which have direct ties into these diseases.

How Your Declaration of Independence is Related to Your Health

Exercise professonals serve as extensions of a Healthcare" Team"- working with the clinical care team on the other side of the healthcare system-to-community bridge. Exercise is Medicine (EIM)is focused on encouraging primary care physicians and other health care providers to include physical activity when designing treatment plans for patients and referring their patients to EIM Credentialed Exercise and Exercise Professionals.

7 Simple Activities to Help You Become More Active

If you work a desk job or have little drive to get moving during the day, chances are you’re in desperate need of some activity. The CDC recommends exercising at least 150 minutes per week, but for some, the thought of running on a treadmill for 30 minutes sounds unbearable. If that’s you, you’ll benefit from these simple and unique ways to become more active. 1. Take an art walk. 

How Executive Physical Exams Can Protect Your Top Talent

More than a third of Fortune 500 companies offered executive physicals to their C-suite in 2013. This premium health care offering is growing even as companies cut other executive benefits across the board. Busy entrepreneurs, too, are increasingly recognizing the value of putting their own health first and investing in the executive physical experience. In the age of business class downgrades, why is the VIP physical growing?

Exercise (5 of 5)

Here are some of the confusing things we hear and think about in regards to exercise:

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PLANNING TO AGE STRONG AND HEALTHY

As we get older we may come to realize that we don’t bounce back or recover as quickly from an injury, or that the ‘spring in our step’ is not there any longer. Regular exercise definitely has a lot to do with how fast we recover, how vital we feel, and how we perform all those daily tasks and recreational activities. Just like financial planning for retirement, planning for a strong healthy body that can pull us through old age, living independent with a high quality of life also takes planning. And we need to be SMART about it.

Intrinsic Motivation for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond!

Good Morning! This is our first blog post ever! We are so excited to have the opportunity to help others through online blogging and community outreach! We love questions and answers about anything fitness, nutrition, and overall health and wellness so dont hesistate to contact us! Our goal is to serve our clients with unparrelled exercise expertise, healthy behavior change, and a positive connection to promote and facilitate habitual physical activity for life!

Let's get Active

Some of the leading health problems in America include heart disease, stroke, respiratory diseases like COPD, and Diabetes. And pharmaceutical industries have come up with all kinds of drugs to help eliminate or relieve some these diseases, but there is a catch. Many of the these drugs require you to take them everyday for the rest of your life. To make matters worse, the side effects of some of those drugs are almost as bad as the disease they are trying to fix.