Can You Exercise Less and Be Healthy?

weekend-warrior-2You may have noticed the headlines from a new study recently released in JAMA Internal Medicine in the popular media recently.  It has appeared with titles such as:

When I see headlines like these I get a bit nervous. Whenever the media tend to get a hold of research they do their best to distill the results into as few words as possible. At best this misses a lot of the nuance of the research and at worse is downright misleading. Continue reading

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4 Week Home Fitness Plan

mzl.cguzcziyI know the problems. I know the excuses. I know the obstacles. There’s the time issue. I mean, by the time you get changed, get to the gym, hit the gym floor, do your thing, come home, shower, and change again you’re talking about an hour and a half. Who’s got an hour and a half?  That’s why I’m here to help.  I have come up with a 4 week workout plan for you.  Each workout can be done at home, without any equipment, and in 20 minutes. They are intense but can be modified to your personal fitness level. There is no reason, no excuse for not being able to do these workouts.  Continue reading

At Home Workouts

The importance of exercise in successful weight loss cannot be overemphasized (you can check out the post before this to learn more about exercise in general).  Unfortunately, getting accustomed to exercise is also one of the most challenging parts of any weight loss journey.  There are so many reasons why you can’t work out today – you’re tired, you had a long day at work, you don’t belong to a gym, you don’t know what to do, etc.

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