How Much Strength Training Should You Do?

July 15, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

I get this question all the time, how much strength training should you be doing on a regular basis? Here’s an article with great information: How Much Strength Training Do You Really Need? As always, contact me with questions. Healthy, happy living!

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June Monthly Articles

May 31, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy June, summer is almost here! Here’s some articles to get you motivated to get moving! The latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association:   Out-Muscle the Grim ReaperHere’s more reason for older adults to pump iron: Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have found a new link between lifting weights..

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December Monthly Articles

December 4, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Welcome to December! The holiday season is here. There is no better time to focus on your health and be thankful for the precious gift of life. Take a few moments out of the holiday craziness to peruse the monthly health articles collected by IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Kettlebells Improve Strength Kettlebell training has..

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Cardio vs. Strength Training

June 6, 2012 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

A healthy exercise plan should include cardio, strength training (i.e., with resistance such as weights, bands, body weight, etc), and stretching. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends:   Moderate-intensity cardiorespiratory exercise training for a total of at least 150 min/week, or vigorous-intensity cardiorespiratory exercise training for at least 75 min/week, 2-3 days/week of resistance exercises for each..

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