Archive for the "exercise" Tag

Sleep and Exercise Keep Your Brain Healthy

Lots of news to share and some great articles to review in this issue.

The new book, Fit in 15 Minutes Per Week is about to go to the printer. Watch for its release!

Nutrition Class Coming Soon to Redding, CA. Don’t miss it!

Also the Nutrition Class that I teach at Shasta Bible College in Redding, CA is coming up very soon, May 11 to 22, 2015 from 6PM to 9:30PM Monday through Friday. Contact Shasta Bible College for details 530-225-4275. Want a scholarship to audit the class? We need volunteers skilled in video recording. The camera and tripod … Read the rest

Do a Plank – Don’t Be a Plank

How’s your core fitness?

plank exercise side view

Are your abs nice and strong to keep your back in alignment and prevent back pain? Are your core muscles stabilized to help you keep great posture and keep you strong for your daily activities and exercise programs? Are you doing any ab exercises?


Seems like we exercise our limbs, heart and lungs regularly but neglect our abs.


When our daughter challenged us on Facebook to join her in doing the Plank this year we took her up on it.


After all it only takes 30 seconds a day to start and probably … Read the rest

Holiday Culture of Health

How do we create a Culture of Health during the holidays? Thanksgive vegetable turkey


With all of the extra busy-ness during the holidays healthy habits may slip by the wayside creating an opportunity for those infectious diseases to take hold.


How can we enjoy the true meaning of the season about to break through upon on us?




Let’s keep the reason for the season firmly in mind. What we focus on is what we do. So let’s focus on gratitude since that’s what Thanksgiving is all about. Find reasons to express gratitude every day as often as possible … Read the rest

Osteoporosis 11 SuperSlow and Super Effective Exercise

On our journey through the osteoporosis prevention and reversal saga we’ve covered some not-so-well-known topics like toxicity and natural hormone therapy.


In this chapter of the saga we will encounter a more well-known recommendation, exercise. But perhaps you will learn some new and more specific techniques of exercise that apply to dealing specifically with osteoporosis.


Bones need stress to stimulate the production of more bone tissue. Walking, biking, swimming, dancing, etc. produce some stress on the bones, but muscle strengthening using weights stresses the bones even more.


Uh-oh, I can already hear you saying, “But I don’t … Read the rest

High Intensity Interval Training Part 1

Would you believe? In only 12 minutes per week you can:

  • Lose fat faster
  • Strengthen your heart, even after a heart attack
  • Increase your lung volume
  • Raise HDL cholesterol (the “good guy”)
  • Add years of healthy living to your life
  • Boost your immune system
  • Increase your muscle mass
  • In only 12 minutes per week

 It’s Got to be Hype!

I hear you. It sounds absolutely unbelievable. But listen to what these medical doctors have found from years of research into exercise physiology and from working with people to improve their fitness levels.

Actually it’s a not so new concept but … Read the rest

High Intensity Interval Training

The Various HIIT Programs

By Guest Author Joe Maldonado

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a workout regimen that contains bits of aerobic exercise that is high intensity, which gets followed up by quick periods of resting. The reason why it is different from other workout routines is because it doesn’t take very long to complete a workout. If you don’t count the warm ups and cool downs, a beginner should be able to finish a routine in 4-6 minutes, while those who are more advanced might do it for more than 8-15 minutes.


Anyone who is trying to … Read the rest

Mind Set 6 Forget About Will Power

What’s one of the first obstacles your mind brings up when you consider embarking on developing a new healthy habit?

“I don’t have enough will power to:

Eat vegetables

Find out if I have food allergies

Walk around the block every day

Take a few supplements twice per day

Do whatever it takes to convert my body from a toxic waste dump to a clean, lean machine

Or whatever it is that involves change.”

Let’s get rid of that defeating mind set right now!

You are in charge of your will. Period.

So take charge right now by erasing … Read the rest