3 Reasons for weight gain in the fall

Let’s face it, each season comes with its weight gain challenges.  In fact, weight gain is a never-ending battle.  But understanding some of the triggers can help avoid a few extra pounds down the leaf covered road.  So, what are the triggers for fall?  Read on: Stress – Summer is a more relaxed time with less demanding schedules.  But come fall means a return to … Continue reading 3 Reasons for weight gain in the fall

Get a grip on high blood pressure without medication

Over 100 million Americans suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure) which can cause a variety of health issues including stroke.  There are two primary ways that most people use to lower their blood pressure. 1. Taking blood pressure reducing medication such as beta blockers 2. Intense exercise totaling 70 minutes or more per week In 1973, the JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) published … Continue reading Get a grip on high blood pressure without medication

The ultimate test of fitness

There is one exercise that not only tests one’s physical strength and cardio endurance but also one’s mental fitness.  Can you guess what it is? What single exercise can test both one’s physical and mental ability?  Something that measures your strength and cardio fitness while at the same time testing your mental will?  All with the goal of completing in seven minutes.  If you guessed … Continue reading The ultimate test of fitness