Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

The Truth About Exercise, Part 4

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Points to Remember
To recap, here are some points to remember when making exercise a permanent part of your lifestyle: (more…)

The Truth About Exercise, Part 3

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Your body does not want to change; and every time you exercise, you force it to change, particularly when you first start to work out. Your body is not defenseless in this process. Science has started to discover the link between the brain and the body. In a nutshell, this is how the process works. (more…)

The Truth About Exercise, Part 2

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Every one of these of people (millions) could have prevented or significantly reduced the risk of developing the condition they now have if they would have only exercised. Every one! Unfortunately, they cannot blame anyone but themselves. Once again, if you don’t regularly and consistently exercise, you will more than likely become a member of one or more of these groups. (more…)

The Truth About Exercise, Part 1

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

High blood pressure – (your name here), high cholesterol – (your name here) , diabetes – (your name here) , cancer – (your name here) , stroke – (your name here), osteoporosis – (your name here), and the list goes on and on…. Do I have your attention? If not, just go ahead and sign your name next to one or more of the conditions listed above and make sure your medical insurance is paid; you are going to need it. (more…)

Step Three

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

The next issue is related to choice. At the core of anything you do is a choice. You choose to get up in the morning and go to work. You choose to brush your teeth, iron your clothes, and wash your car. Everything is a choice. The key to exercising regularly is making that choice, not daily, but only once. (more…)

There’s Only one Winner

Monday, September 17th, 2012

No matter how hard you try and no matter how badly you want it, in sports or in nearly any game, there is only one winner. I’m not going to try to convince you that winning isn’t the object of the game. It is. If it were not, there would be no reason to keep score. If you enjoy sports, I’m sure you actually thrive on the competition. It’s one of the things that drives you to succeed. (more…)

Jen’s Journal: Week 18. Part 2

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Dear Jen,

Your weight has stayed the same, but I am concerned that before long, you will see it increase. I noticed a bit more sweets, such as mint chocolate-chip ice cream, regular Cokes, candy, cranberry bread, scones, etc., in your diet. (more…)

Jen’s Journal: Week 18. Part 1

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

This week did not go so well. I think that I hurt my back painting the ceiling, so I was unable to lift weights, exercise or do much of anything. My diet was a bit strange as I’ve been at home rather than at work, so I have different eating habits. (more…)

Hip Stretches

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Seated Groin Stretch: Sit on the floor with the back against the wall. The soles of the feet meet on the ground in front of the groin with the knees pointing out. Push down on the knees with the hands, while keeping the elbows close to the side of the body and the neck and Trapezius muscles are kept relaxed. Relax the inner thigh muscles so they can be stretched for 20 seconds. Repeat at least twice. (more…)

Precision Operations

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Precision throughout your facility can save thousands of dollars. How are your cleaning productsmeasured? “Guesstimating” may do the job just fine, but may likely overdose the floor. (more…)