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Exercise

Information about all of the latest exercise programs. Cardio workouts for your heart’s benefit, strength programs for your bone and muscle strength, and yoga stretching programs for flexibility.

Gardening for Health

At some point we’ve forgotten how fun it is to play in the dirt. Numerous studies show that gardening is not only a tremendous source of happiness, but also a fountain of youth for your body and mind. It’s one of several “green activities” I love to do in the spring, when our bodies are […]

Run to Improve Bone Health and Prevent Osteoporosis

man tying his shoe before a run
Bones are not the rigid “pillars” they appear to be. Bones are actually a type of tissue, ossified tissue in fact. And like all tissues in your body, bones are constantly regenerating – shedding old cells and replacing them with new ones. I say that because many of my peers in the medical field treat […]

Health Benefits of Exercise

What if I told you that I know of a 100% natural way to keep weight off and lower the chances that you’ll develop heart disease, osteoporosis, breast cancer, dementia, diabetes, and more? Further, this natural remedy does not involve a pill, fad, or spending a lot of money. Yes, you’ve probably heard this song […]

Exercise: Natural Remedy for Arthritis

It probably sounds like the worst idea ever. If you’re one of the quarter of Americans with arthritis, your joints are swollen and tender. Sitting hurts. Standing hurts. And here I come, promising relief—if you’ll just give those joints a workout. What? Exercise? That’s right, exercise. Don’t think I’m crazy or have a sadistic streak. […]

Healthy Habits Work, No Matter Your Age

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks…but that isn’t necessarily true. It’s never too late to get healthy. I know lots of patients—and friends!—who don’t want to change unhealthy habits, or adopt healthy ones. After all, I’m often asked, “What good can it do? I’ve done X my whole life, so changing […]

12 Healthy Habits to Adopt for 2017

Today, I want to share 12 simple, life-changing habits for maximum health…and happiness. Habits get a bad rap—we often think of the bad ones out there. But the truth is, habits form the backbone of about 95% of what we do every day—the good and the bad. And that’s why it’s so important to fill […]

5 Tips to Stop Aging Now

Except for a few kids currently in middle school, no one wants to grow older. Our bodies are miraculous, self-healing machines built to last 80 years or more. Still, over time, your body will slowly break down. It’s inevitable. But the time it takes to get there isn’t inevitable—not at all. In fact, there’s plenty […]

You Can’t Burn Calories Fast Enough to Lose Weight

If you’ve been reading my thoughts for awhile—or, really, if you’re just aware of health in general—you know that exercise is extremely important. In fact, for the vast majority of maladies we get, the best preventive medicine we have comes from the benefits of exercise alone! However, exercise is not a total panacea for all […]

Exercise makes your fat healthier

This might scramble your sense of what your body’s made of…but let me introduce you to brown fat. Along with white fat, we’re born with fat that’s brown. It does wonderful work for us—burning calories, helping improve insulin and blood sugar levels, reducing the risks for type 2 diabetes, and adding huge benefits to exercise. […]

Improve Mobility by Walking

Most people think of exercise as a way to maintain health, strength, and flexibility. But the truth is, it’s much more than that. Of course, there’s nothing better than exercise when it comes to being healthy—but, it turns out, there’s nothing better than exercise when it comes to regaining health as well. And when I […]
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