Tag: "Fitness"

BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity
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BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity

Most people who are trying to get fit or lose weight, understand that aerobic exercise is a key component of reaching their goals.  The question isn’t: “Should we do aerobic exercise?” It’s: “How intensely should we do aerobic exercise?” The answer that we usually hear is that working out at a moderate exercise intensity enables […]

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BHTV #5 – Strength Training: It’s for You. Yes You!

It feels so good to lift weights and get stronger.  Back in the day, when I owned my own physical therapy clinic, I also did personal training.  You have no idea how many of my clients, especially females, would come in and say, “I don’t want to lift weights, because I don’t want to get […]

BH4BP #54 - Strength Training: Not Just for the Big Boys!
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BH4BP #54 – Strength Training: Not Just for the Big Boys!

Many people decide to start a weight training routine every day. But many are not sure how to go about it. They don’t have any idea where to start. They are not sure how often to train, how much to lift, how many sets, etc. That’s why I am dedicating this episode to helping you […]

Strength Training: Free Weights vs. Resistance Machines!
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Strength Training: Free Weights vs. Resistance Machines!

Photo by jerryonlife via flickr You decided that it is time to start lifting weights, so you joined a gym.  Now you are not sure where to start.  Some of your friends say that free weights are the only way to go, while others only use the machines.  So, which should you choose? For years […]

BH4BP #36 - High Blood Pressure: Beat the Silent Killer
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BH4BP #36 – High Blood Pressure: Beat the Silent Killer

Photo by House Of Sims via Flickr When most of us think of someone with high blood pressure (hypertension), we automatically think of an overweight, middle aged executive, that is wound up really tight and explodes at the slightest provocation. So, anyone that doesn’t fit that image feels pretty safe. But unfortunately, hypertension can occur […]