Category Archives: Resistance Chair Exercise System

Health Coaching Begins at Home

If charity begins at home, then it may be time for me to be as good to myself as I try to be to others. To that end, I have now started to be my own health coach to try … Continue reading

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Why is High-Intensity Interval Training Considered Most Effective Way to Exercise?

Again, to take an excerpt from Dr. Mercola’s Peak Fitness Newsletter: “Interval Training Burns More Calories in Less Time…. In related news, research presented at the Integrative Biology of Exercise VI meeting2 in Colorado on October 10-13 this year, demonstrated … Continue reading

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Interval Training Best Way to Lose Belly Fat and Gain Stamina

Interval Training is what I use as the fastest, easiest way to lose fat and gain stamina(my 2 health and fitness goals) and  is what I recommend to my clients. It is very well described by Dr. Mercola in one of his newsletters  … Continue reading

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Why is having Belly Fat considered unhealthy?

Confirmed: Belly Fat is Far More Dangerous than Having a Total BMI in Obese Range October 26 2012 By Dr. Mercola A study on belly fat presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress1, 2confirms that visceral fat – the type … Continue reading

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CPR SAVES LIFES….including my nephew’s

Needless to say, we are ecstatic that my nephew has made a full recovery after having a cardiac arrest on the streets of New York  last Thanksgiving weekend. It has certainly redefined the meaning of “thanks giving” for my entire family!!! Words … Continue reading

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Why do my muscles fatique so quickly?

To best answer that question, I am going to copy an article recently published by CCAA on facebook below: Grad student explores activity and aging Tom Thomaes (right) participates in research with Ontario Graduate Scholarship recipient Geoff Power, PhD’12, at … Continue reading

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Get Motivated to Move

Physical activity and exercise routines are vital for people to reach their health and fitness goals. You are never too old or too unfit to benefit from exercise. On the contrary, studies show that the more frail and unfit you … Continue reading

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Heart Disease Can Be Reversed

Studies of men and women with heart disease show that aerobic training and resistance training improve fitness(VO2 peak), decrease fat mass, improve muscle mass and improve quality of life and confidence more than only aerobic training alone. “About 1,500 kcal/wk of physical activity … Continue reading

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Ask A Therapist…..Even if She’s Your Mom

My son was in a vehicle accident the other day.  Suffice to say that I am thankful that he walked away with relatively minor injuries: some open wounds on his heel and knee, and soft-tissue damage and swelling on one … Continue reading

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Is the MOTOmed good for people with MS?

Many people who have MS use the MOTOmed Movement Therapy System to exercise daily in the comfort of their own home. Abe, aged 52 was diagnosed with MS when he was 36.  Currently, he uses a wheelchair for mobility and like … Continue reading

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