Category: Exercise

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BHTV #3 – Is It Time to Exercise, Yet?

A lot of the listeners to my audio podcast “Being Healthy for Busy People” have told me that I’ve motivated them to get off the couch and start moving.  And some of them have told me that they’re excited to start an exercise program, but wanted to know what the best time of day to […]

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BHTV #2 – The Quest for a Flat Belly!

In this show, you will be amazed by the improvement in production quality from the first show.  David tweaked a lot of things in post production.  But don’t worry, we are not done yet.  We have even more changes that we want to make over time to take it to the next level. Since summer […]

BH4BP #50 - Listener Q&A Special #1
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BH4BP #50 – Listener Q&A Special #1

Today is a milestone episode.  We made it to episode 50!  That’s an episode every Thursday for 50 straight weeks.  Not bad!  And in honor of that, this episode is a listener question episode because I get a lot of great questions and I thought, what better way to thank you all for making the […]

BH4BP #49 - No Time to Exercise? Jump On That Bike!
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BH4BP #49 – No Time to Exercise? Jump On That Bike!

Photo by BruceTurner via flickr The Being Healthy TV promo came out this Sunday.  I hope you all enjoyed it.  The first show will come out on June 21st and every Sunday after that.  It is up on iTunes, so feel free to subscribe! It is going to be a great year for Being Healthy […]

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 #47 - Osteoarthritis: I Can Feel It In My Bones!
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BH4BP #47 – Osteoarthritis: I Can Feel It In My Bones!

Photo by maxintosh Have you ever woken up with a stiff, painful back?  Or stood up after sitting too long in a movie theater and had stiff, painful knees?  You probably noticed that the pain eased after you got up and moved a bit. If so, you probably have some degree of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is […]

Exercising In Air Pollution: Because You Have to Inhale
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Exercising In Air Pollution: Because You Have to Inhale

Photo by wili hybrid via Flickr The marathon was still six months off, but Jacob was pretty excited.  He had always been a runner, but he had never had the time to commit to training for a full marathon before.  He had all the right gear.  Everything from the shoes and special socks to the […]

BH4BP #44 - Injuries: Strains and Sprains
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BH4BP #44 – Injuries: Strains and Sprains

Photo by cmaccubin via Flickr Back on show #40, I talked about ways to minimize or avoid muscle soreness and muscle cramps during exercise.  For those that didn’t hear that show, those are aches and pains that while painful, do not involve injury. In this show, I am going to cover exercise related injuries.  Specifically, […]

BH4BP #40 - Muscle Pain: Don't Fear It; Minimize It!
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BH4BP #40 – Muscle Pain: Don’t Fear It; Minimize It!

Photo by syntheticj via Flickr Sometimes, after a really hard workout, you feel so stiff and sore that it hurts to move.  Getting out of bed or getting dressed is so painful that you can’t help grunting as you pull on your clothes.  Or maybe you wake up with a cramp in your calf or […]

For the Best Returns, Diversify Your Exercises!
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For the Best Returns, Diversify Your Exercises!

Photo by indywriter via Flickr Are you bored with your exercise routine? Do you dread the workouts you used to enjoy? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then it is time to spice up your workout sessions with a little cross-training. Variety is the spice of life after all! So, what is […]

I Got Your Back!: Back Pain Prevention Tips
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I Got Your Back!: Back Pain Prevention Tips

Most people have experienced some kind of back pain at least once in their life.  Fortunately, for most people, back pain comes and goes within a few weeks and is not that serious.  But once you have experienced back pain, you have a higher chance of recurrence and an increased possibility of greater pain. Back […]

Exercise Programs: How to Go the Distance
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Exercise Programs: How to Go the Distance

Photo by TimWilson via Flickr The first few months of the year are always super busy at the gym. The place is jam packed with new people.  There are waits for aerobic equipment that make amusement park lines seem fast in comparison and sometimes it seems that all the weight equipment you want to use […]

BH4BP #29 - Running: The Gold Standard of Exercise
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BH4BP #29 – Running: The Gold Standard of Exercise

Today I would like to talk about a subject that is dear to my heart.  That’s right, running.  Both my dad and mom were runners.  They got me started competing in track when I was in elementary school and I have been running ever since. Running is really the gold standard of exercise. It is […]

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 #26 - Being Healthy: Talli's Journey
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BH4BP #26 – Being Healthy: Talli’s Journey

Happy New Year, everyone! This podcast comes out on New Year’s Day, which is the time of year when many of us reflect on the year that has passed and make our resolutions for the year ahead. Since the journey to being healthier seems difficult to a lot of people, I thought that while I […]

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