Archive for Parent Fitness
Hello & Happy Sunday!
The weather in Cleveland has been dreary, yet I smile not to have to shovel snow or scrape off my windshield.
Can you smile about your fitness right now or are there things you can tweak? We are always a work in progress, but the worst thing we can do is to be complacent about our fitness. After all, if we don’t take care of ourselves, then nobody will and we probably won’t be so happy with ourselves in the coming months. So what, if anything, is holding you back from achieving the results you want?
There are plenty of wrong turns I made in my life prior to becoming serious about my fitness. Not recognizing the importance of weight-bearing exercise and eating a clean diet were big downfalls for me. I remember when I was in my early marriage, Read More→
Yeah, it’s a busy time.
Yeah, goodies abound.
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
1. You can make excuses or you can make fitness gains, but you can’t do both.
But you also have control over your schedule. If you think you don’t, then you need to Read More→
What are the first things to suffer?
Your relationship to God, your workouts, food preparation (if you even had that in the first place), schedules and breathing! Read More→
I have been following Dr. Pam Popper, a naturopath from Columbus, Ohio, and was moved to write this post about a study she brought to my attention, that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Here it is.
Overweight teenagers, even those on the high side of normal, are at increased risk of developing heart disease in adulthood, even if they outgrow their weight problems, according to a recent study. There’s a full article here.
For every 1 point increase in BMI, increases the risk of heart disease by 12%. Even those kids slightly overweight are at risk, which means that slightly overweight youth compound the overweight problem instead of obese children alone.
27,674 healthy young men were followed in order to determine the incidence of heart disease and diabetes Read More→