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Resolve to Lose Weight through Simple Changes

Wild Turkeys in California on Rural Walk So your New Year’s resolution is to improve your fitness levels.  What will your fitness goals look like and how will you achieve them? The most common and desired fitness goals by clients are:  weight loss, reduced body fat, muscle strength, increased cardiovascular and muscular endurance and flexibility. One must also recognize the will power necessary to change habits and behaviors and is an essential mind set attribute if long-term fitness goals are to stick.  So what (more…)

How to Exercise Safely and Increase Fitness Levels

  Updated:  19 Feb 2014 There are so many exercise programs one could engage in to increase fitness levels.  How does one know which is right for them? This question is important why?  Increased fitness levels contribute to healthy heart, lungs, metabolism, lean body, body strength, reduced body fat, weight loss, sustainment of body weight and better physical endurance and energy levels.  Not to mention, excellent  pain alleviation benefits for weight bearing arthritic joints. So what you really (more…)

Will Power to Control Compensation Weight Gain Effect

Walk and See all Around You. Your body’s health and appearance is dependent on many lifestyle habits and behaviors especially as you age.  With regard to diet and exercise, food intake and calorie burn through physical activity inevitably becomes a compensation-Will Power challenge.  Mind over body then becomes much more of a will power issue not to consume the “wrong types and quantities” of foods after an exercise, or activity event.  Compensation weight gain effect (more…)

Alleviate Depression

Q. I deal with depression on a daily basis and I’m not sure why I feel so negative.  I just don’t feel like doing anything and nothing really interests me anymore.  Do you have any recommendations on how I can be more positive about life and get out of this funk? A. Depression is a very tough mental health condition to control and manage on a daily basis, but for the majority that has mild (more…)