Avoiding Exercise Burnout

Avoiding Exercise Burnout

I was once told, “Beware the fervor of the newly converted”. . What does that mean? Sometimes when a person finds a new activity to add to their lives, like exercise, they can go overboard and truly overdo it. There is too much of a good thing – as in all cases. When...
Hydration and Exercise

Hydration and Exercise

Hydration is one of the many important things to attend to with exercise. But how much is the right amount? How often? Should it have electrolytes? Where does alkaline water fit in? Where do we start? Many have heard things like “drink 8 glasses of water a day”. This...
Exercise and Metabolism

Exercise and Metabolism

While many people have heard that exercise and a healthy diet work best together, they may not fully understand why. It’s mostly about your metabolism – the amount of energy you burn at rest. Your diet, what you eat regularly, is one of the main pillars of...
Aerobic and Endurance Training

Aerobic and Endurance Training

What is it? Endurance training is any activity that gets your heart rate up above about 60% of your maximum heart rate for 10+ min. It is a major key to heart and lung health. Endurance training makes the heart work harder to push the blood through the body more...
Balance and Movement

Balance and Movement

Balance There are really 4 main pillars to exercise and movement for Wellbeing. Strength, Endurance, Balance and Flexibility. Let’s start with balance. It is after all what keeps us from falling – our constant fight against gravity. Statistics and Data According to...
Rest and Recovery

Rest and Recovery

Rest and Recovery Recovery, as a part of exercise, is not a new idea but has been getting more attention in the past few years. Rest and recovery mean different things to different people , and I will try to define it better for you here. Rest is truly taking time...