Tag: "Exercise"

BH4BP #27 - A Little Exercise, A Longer Life
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BH4BP #27 – A Little Exercise, A Longer Life

Photo by filtran via Flickr Many people out there are always searching for the fountain of youth. They’re looking for ways that they can stay young, stop the aging process or prevent disease. Americans spend billions of dollars every year on magic potions, miracle pills or expensive surgeries to stop or hopefully reverse the aging […]

BH4BP #22 - Walking: An Exercise for Everyone
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BH4BP #22 – Walking: An Exercise for Everyone

Photo by Idol via Flickr Walking is a great activity for anyone wanting to get in shape. It is an exercise that almost anyone can do and doesn’t require any special equipment or memberships. All you need is comfortable walking shoes, a place to go walking and you are set. Now that I’ve reminded you […]

Are You Lifting Weights Correctly?
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Are You Lifting Weights Correctly?

Photo by jason.lengstrof via Flickr More and more people lift weights everyday.  What does that mean?  It means that more and more people are out there lifting weights incorrectly everyday.  That could be at the gym, or it could be at home.  Either way, those people are getting less out of their workouts than they […]

Have Thanksgiving Dinner, Don't Let It Have You!
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Have Thanksgiving Dinner, Don’t Let It Have You!

Photo by xybermatthew via Flickr The big day is coming.  You know what I’m talking about.  The biggest meal of the year.  The meal to end all meals: Thanksgiving dinner!  This is the meal that can make or break a diet.  If you manage to perfect a strategy for navigating this meal and follow it […]

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BH4BP #16 – Diet Myths and Podcast Award Finalist

First off, I want to start the show off by making a big announcement. Being Healthy for Busy People is a Podcast Award Finalist under the health category. Voting begins today and continues until November 6th. You will be able to vote daily. So, please head on over to podcastawards.com to vote for this podcast. […]

Exercise Your Most Important Muscle!
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Exercise Your Most Important Muscle!

Photo by Zanastardust via Flickr We all know that exercise is important, but today I want to talk about a different kind of exercise. We all need a regular regimen of exercise to keep our muscles in tip top shape. However, we can’t forget the most important muscle that we have. I’m talking about your […]

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BH4BP #15 – Trouble Sleeping?

Many of us have trouble getting a good night’s sleep and suffer from insomnia. In this show, I discuss in depth why sleep is important, how the sleep cycle works, the effects of being sleep deprived and the different levels of insomnia. I also go over causes of insomnia and what we can do to […]

How Much Exercise to Work Off That Pie?
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How Much Exercise to Work Off That Pie?

Photo by yoppy via Flickr A lot of people have been asking me how many calories they are burning doing certain exercises. Others have been asking me how many calories certain foods have. Well, I’ve listened and searched and found two exercise calculators that will answer some of your questions. First off, remember that when […]

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BH4BP #14 – Exercise Motivation and Injury Prevention

Why is it so hard for many of us to get motivated to exercise? In this week’s show, I explore that question in great depth. I discuss what motivation is, how attitude plays a role and what you can do to achieve a successful long-term exercise program.

Protect Your Breasts:  What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer
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Protect Your Breasts: What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

Image by AstraZeneca As research for a cure continues, the means of detecting and treating breast cancer continues to improve.  Outside of making donations or possibly becoming a doctor or scientist, that part is largely out of your control. What is under your control is understanding this disease, how you can minimize your risks and […]

Health Apps for the iPhone
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Health Apps for the iPhone

The long awaited Apple app store is here and it has a lot of wonderful things to offer. Since our iPhones are attached to our hips, why not put them to work to improve our health? The app store offers a wide range of free and low cost health apps. Having an iPhone and being […]

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BH4BP #12 – Can the South Beach Diet Work for You?

The South Beach Diet is a very popular diet developed by Dr. Arthur Agatston, a Miami cardiologist. In this show I discuss whether this diet actually works. Like all fad diets, this diet is not perfect and it may not be for everyone. I will go over what the diet entails and the pros and […]

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BH4BP #10 – Wii Fit and Breakfast

This week, I start off the show by discussing whether the Wii Fit can actually get you fit. The Wii Fit is an exercise video game made by Nintendo for the Wii console. I go over what the Wii fit entails: the equipment used, what is measured and the exercise options available. Then I delve […]

It Doesn't Stop When the Workout's Over...
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It Doesn’t Stop When the Workout’s Over…

Getting the body that you want isn’t something that can be done in 30 minutes a day or even an hour. Most people think that they are done once the workout is over. That’s just not true. Working out is an important part of being healthy. However, there are three other key components to getting […]

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BH4BP #9 – Lattes, Mochas, Drip Coffee and Tea

This week, I start off the show by discussing what your best drink option is at your local coffee shop. I go over the advantages and disadvantages of lattes, mochas, drip coffees and teas. I go over the calorie content of each drink and why some drinks might be better for you then others.  Some […]

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