Keep Exercise On Your ToDo List Part 3

We’ve all been taught from a young age to fit in a little regular exercise. You know it’s good for both your body and your mind. But when your day gets busy, it’s too easy to skip. When you get out of the daily habit, it’s hard to pick it back up. It’s true, there…

Keep Exercise On Your ToDo List Part 1

We’ve all been taught from a young age to fit in a little regular exercise. You know it’s good for both your body and your mind. But when your day gets busy, it’s too easy to skip. When you get out of the daily habit, it’s hard to pick it back up. It’s true, there…

What’s better: Cardio or Strength Training?

A comparison of the two main types of physical exercise You walk into the gym for an hour of exercise. Do you head to the treadmill or the free weights? Do you work on your heart, or your muscles? Cardiovascular Exercise – It is activity that raises your heart rate, like walking, running, biking, swimming,…

Health Benefits of Pilates Part 3

In the 1920’s, a man by the name of Joseph Pilates observed people doing yoga, and animals moving how they naturally do at the zoo and came up with a series of movements that allow a human to stretch and build muscle that he called pilates. Pilates is considered to be a “low-impact, big result”…

Health Benefits of Pilates Part 2

In the 1920’s, a man by the name of Joseph Pilates observed people doing yoga, and animals moving how they naturally do at the zoo and came up with a series of movements that allow a human to stretch and build muscle that he called pilates. Pilates is considered to be a “low-impact, big result”…

Health Benefits of Pilates Part 1

In the 1920’s, a man by the name of Joseph Pilates observed people doing yoga, and animals moving how they naturally do at the zoo and came up with a series of movements that allow a human to stretch and build muscle that he called pilates. Pilates is considered to be a “low-impact, big result”…

How Brain Affects Blood Sugar Levels Part 3

Be the Boss of Your Brain. What balances your blood sugar balances your brain chemistry. Our three brain chemicals that produce happy, relaxed feelings and resilience to stress are Serotonin, Beta-endorphis and Dopamine. Serotonin What is Serotonin? Serotonin is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that is our “feel good” chemical. It is responsible for helping to quiet…

Top Exercise Classes to Try Part 2

One of the biggest problems for people who are looking to get fit or lose weight is that they aren’t sure exactly how to do it. The best thing about fitness classes is that you don’t have to know what you’re doing. You can just show up to the class and follow the instructor. As long…

Top Exercise Classes to Try Part 1

One of the biggest problems for people who are looking to get fit or lose weight is that they aren’t sure exactly how to do it. The best thing about fitness classes is that you don’t have to know what you’re doing. You can just show up to the class and follow the instructor. As long…

Reasons Why Blood Sugar Matters

Unless you have diabetes or are at risk of developing it — you probably don’t think about your blood sugar levels too much. But new research suggests that maybe you should. People who do not have diabetes still can experience big swings in their blood sugar levels after eating, according to a study recently published in…