How To Exercise If You Are Out Of Shape

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Establishing new routines can be very difficult. Especially as we age. If we keep an open mind, changing routines can be easier than we think.

It makes it easier to establish new routines if there is a plan to follow. Knowing what to do makes the entire process easier and less stressful. Unless you have formal training in the exercise and nutrition industries, it can be very hard to know how to incorporate exercise and eating right into your lifestyle. Continue reading How To Exercise If You Are Out Of Shape

Which Burns Fat Better, Cardio or Weight Lifting?

Many people go to the doctor seeking advice on how to lose weight. Many doctors are not trained in exercise, physical fitness or nutrition. This leads to many of those people getting bad advice on how to lose weight.

I have seen many patients who have had their medical doctors tell them that they need to exercise, but not what type of exercise. I have also seen patients whose medical doctors have told them that what they eat has nothing to do with their health.

There is so much bad information out there on nutrition and exercise. All of this bad advice on how to exercise and eat right can have adverse reactions. These reactions can range from not losing weight, to actually gaining weight, to injury from doing too much of an exercise (or doing a wrong exercise) in a desperate attempt to lose weight, reduce pain, feel better and get into better shape. Continue reading Which Burns Fat Better, Cardio or Weight Lifting?

A New Year, A New You, New Year’s Resolutions

In the gym community it is widely known that the busiest time of the year is in January, at the beginning of the year.

This is because every year millions of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution to begin exercising and  living a healthier lifestyle.

They all go to the gym (or health club or spa), some with more knowledge of, and experience with, exercise than others. Some having exercised recently and some having not exercised for many years. Most will end up stopping exercise within 1 to 2 months because of an injury. Continue reading A New Year, A New You, New Year’s Resolutions