Is it Safe to eat Mercury Rich Fish?
Most people think that when they are exposed to mercury rich food, all that matters is the level of mercury they are exposed to. This is not true. Dr. Nicholas Ralston says that there has been exposure of a certain level in one population with noted negative effects and a higher exposure in another population […]
Are you Over Training?
Over Training It can happen to anyone who is active – the dreaded overtraining. Its more than just feeling run down, cranky or sore. It can lead to reduced immune system, weight loss (in a bad way) injury and even sickness. Below is a list of common symptoms. Basically, overtraining happens when you overload your […]
Running isn’t always the answer
“I wanted to get back in shape so I started running.” That is a common statement I hear from people who want to lose weight. It is usually followed by, “But I hurt myself.” Running is not the best exercise for those who have been sitting at work and home. They tend to have tight […]
Answers About Creatine Supplementation
Today im gonna talk to you all about the most widely used, and heavily studied supplement in the fitness world, creatine. I get a ton of questions about creatine *when should I take it? *how much should I take? *Whats the best kind? *is it even necessary? Scientifically, none of those things have been proven […]
Rest and Recovery
The Importance of Rest and Recovery Most people understand the importance of rest so that their bodies and recover from their workouts. However, many still over-train and don’t get the adequate rest their bodies need. The body repairs and muscles strengthen with rest. Continuous training without adequate rest can actually weaken your body. Rest days […]
How did your new years resolution go?
It’s February. How’s your “New Year Resolution” going? This is usually the time when you know if you are on the right track or if you fell of somewhere. Are you disappointed with the results that you got in January? From my experience, I have identified three main reasons why people fall short of their […]
HOW TO TURN YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION INTO A LIFESTYLE!
Many people make a “resolution” to get healthy and active in the New Year. But, they don’t know how to start or, more importantly, how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. My 1st suggestion would be to NOT call it a “resolution”. How about simply saying “I’m going to lead a healthy and active lifestyle”. Commit […]
How important is it to stretch? How often do you stretch? Many people consider stretching to be a tedious & boring task. We know we “should” stretch, we hear it all the time! But, we put it on the back burner, thinking “I don’t have time, I’ll stretch next time I workout”. Maybe it’s because […]
Lakewood Personal Training: Learn about Exercise and Inflammation!
We all know that exercise is important, but did you know it can reduce inflamation? Here are few examples of how it can benefit: – American adults who engaged in frequent physical activity tended to have lower CRPs (C reactive Protein – read below) than adults who were more sedentary. – In type 2 diabetics, […]
Personal Training: Static Stretching
The Effects of Static Stretching on Performance Static stretching continues to be a touchy subject when it comes to effecting performance factors of strength, power, and speed. This makes for difficult decisions for fitness professionals to incorporate static stretching in their clients and athletes programs. Some research studies have shown a negative impact on performance, […]