Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

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…)

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…)

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…)

Helping Clients Become More Active. Part 2

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

You’ve probably heard all the excuses by now: I don’t have enough time; I’m too tired; I have a knee problem; the dog ate my membership card. Ask questions and use your good listening skills to find out what your clients perceive to be the barriers that keep them from sticking to an exercise program. If they have exercised in the past, what caused them to stop? (more…)

Helping Clients Become More Active. Part 1

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Many people have difficulty increasing their physical activity levels. No matter what you say and do, some people just can’tchange their lives to accommodate more physical activity. Changing any kind of behavior involves planning and preparation, and changing activity patterns is no exception. We are creatures of habit, and we rely on our routine to get through the day;the force of habit is very strong. (more…)

Tight Traps or Rounded Shoulders How to Make Them Better Post 3

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

As it becomes difficult to reach any higher, step sideways closer to the mirror. When you can step no closer or go no higher, stop. Face a mirror with your right hand on a wall and repeat. Do three to five times with each arm. (more…)