What’s the BEST Type of Cardio Exercise?

As a fitness professional, I’m often asked, “Which cardio exercise is the best?” And as someone that’s been in the fitness industry for 30+ years, my answer has pretty much always been the same, “It depends”.     I know some people think I’m being flip or simply don’t know the answer, but the older I […]

Stepping into a Healthier Lifestyle

Wondering how to get started with an exercise program?  Unsure where to begin, what to do, how long to go, or what activities are the best?  Maybe you’re one of the masses trying to put together a home gym and struggling to find equipment?  With all the pandemic news we see daily, surely you have […]

How Exercise Affects Alzheimer’s and the Brain

June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month, and chances are, someone in your family or someone you know, suffers from Alzheimer’s.  Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive and irreversible neurodegenerative disease that impairs memory and cognitive function.  The disease can start out as simply forgetting words or having short-term memory loss.  As the disease […]

Biking Gives Cardio a New Spin

May is National Bike month and for many people that will mean dusting off the ol’ mountain bike or cruiser and tooling through their neighborhood, or maybe even tackling a local bike trail.  But, there’s a whole other category of bikes that cannot be ignored…the indoor exercise bike.     If you have ventured into any […]

How to Manage Stress

  April is national Stress Awareness month (appropriately enough), and I dare say we are all feeling a bit more stressed at the present time than we normally would.  Being in the midst of a pandemic, where we are socially isolating ourselves and where most of the country is currently under a “Stay at Home” […]