Archive for October 2011

Exercise brings Confidence against Cyberbullying; fight for fitness

These days people may say that kids will be kids but Cyberbullying and bullying in general brings a whole new meaning to the term to “Mean Girls”.  One way to help your teen fight their way out of this cycle is by helping them with self esteem and confidence.  In my own personal experience, karate, tae kwondo... Read more »

Why Not Start an Exercise Program?

Exercise Can be Easy Getting started can be as easy as putting one foot in front of the other and getting started walking.  But there is more to it than just walking although it is a great start.  Walking will improve your leg strength and heart function and will even lower your blood pressure, resting... Read more »

Foot pain - 10 Ways to Pamper your feet with Exercise -

If you were heels or boots, your feet may be taking the burden; here are ten exercises to ease foot pain, prevent it and make your piggies go all the way home. 1. Ball rolling  – freeze a golf ball and roll under the ball of your feet 2. Heel walks – lift toes and... Read more »

Weight loss: Sticking to a fitness program

Are you looking for ways to stick to your fitness program?  It’s hard sometimes to stay motivated and keep your healthy liestyle changes on track.  There are tools, however, that are meant to keep you living your best life.  Here are a few of my favorite ways to stay on track: Write, Support and Reward 1. Journaling is... Read more »

Tips for Exercise - from beginner to advanced.

Beginners – Newbies Biggest mistake: Too much too soon. Be consistent not intermittent.  Start with cardio first. Walking is easiest. People who walk are more likely to continue with an exercise program. Tip: break the segments into three ten-minute workouts is as effective a single thirty-minute workout.   Intermediate – Athletics Biggest mistake: Doing the same fitness... Read more »

Just on Dr. Oz show, STEP up your fitness program and get free stuff

Dr. Oz is known for bringing great products to his audience members and on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, he did juts that with a cool new fitness pedometer that is sure to make everyone who takes the first step will be a little happier.  The S2H STEP pedometer is similar to most pedometers you’ve seen... Read more »

Breast Assured exercise can help

October is National Breast cancer awareness month.  Women in the United States get breast cancer more than any other type of cancer except for skin cancer. It is second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer death in women.  Exercise is a great step in helping reduce your risk of breast cancer and... Read more »

7 Tips for reducing stress. Live healthier

We all feel stress… sometimes real and sometimes perceived.  Either way stress takes a toll on our bodies and increases our risk for cardiovascular diseases and many cancers.  Breathing can help change the increased cortisol levels which result from daily stress.  Try these simple exercises to reduce stress in your life: 1. Take a deep... Read more »

Workout to help others: Sweatin’ for a Cure event to benefit Augie’s Quest

Augie’s Quest is named after Augie Nieto, the founder of Life Fitness® (the world’s largest fitness equipment manufacturer), and a friend of thousands in the fitness industry nationwide. Diagnosed with ALS in 2005, Augie went on to write his own book, Augie’s Quest, and founded Augie’s Quest solely to raise funds for this nerve degenerating disease. To date,... Read more »

Are you happy? Move to Boulder or have more sex

I was lucky enough to meet up with Dan Buettner and speak with him about his new book, “THRIVE”.  Dan is author of the New York Times best seller, “The Blue Zones” This book focuses on happiness rather than longevity.   “Thrive” explores four parts of the world where people are happiest and reveals the... Read more »