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Interesting Facts About Exercise!

Interesting Facts About Exercise!

Exercise can lower blood pressure. The number of capillaries surrounding each leg muscle fiber increases by 5-10% following endurance training. This not only makes exercise easier but also lowers blood pressure. Numerous studies support that exercise training does indeed lower blood pressure in hypertensive subjects. Exercise improves heart function. When you start an endurance based […]

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Excuses for Not Exercising

Excuses for Not Exercising

Many people have their reasons for not wanting to exercise. These are six of the most common excuses that people give for not exercising, and ways to combat those excuses: I am too tired: This is how a person says to him or herself when thinking about exercising and does not want to. If you […]

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Continuous Exercise

Continuous Exercise

If you are short on time try doing multiple exercises back to back. Rest for 45 seconds and choose another exercise for a different muscle group. I’m sure you have already observed many trainers doing this with their clients. Not only will your workouts be more productive but you’ll burn more calories in less time. […]

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Major Nutrients to Nourish Your Body

Major Nutrients to Nourish Your Body

Carbohydrates, fat and protein comprise the group which we gain our energy from. Most foods contain a mixture of these three nutrients but are usually classified by the predominant nutrient. The energy gained by these nutrients are used by the body as heat, to build and maintain its structures, to move or perform a function […]

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Get Active and Prevent Falls!

Get Active and Prevent Falls!

Did you know that 1 out of 3 older adults (65+ years) fall each year? And, after you fall once you are at greater risk of future falls. Some people might think that falling is a normal part of aging. But, this is NOT true. Falls are preventable; the following simple steps can prevent you […]

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