Archive for July, 2009

Are you intense enough?

July 31, 2009

Cardio workouts have their place. A lot of people look at their cardio workouts as a weight loss tool only. Sure, cardio can help your weight loss effort, but the real benefit is to develop your heart and lungs, improving your energy and making your daily activity more efficient. The body is a pretty amazing […]

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Getting ready for Ventoux!

July 23, 2009

Two years ago, I had the opportunity to ride one of the most famous mountains in France, Mt. Ventoux. The Giant of Provence dominates the landscape in southeast France. It’s eerie top portion, referred to as the Moonscape, is nothing but white rocks. Nothing else. For riders in the Tour de France, it’s demoralizing because […]

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All Carbs are bad, except…

July 19, 2009

When they’re good. Learn more about the good and bad carbs, and many other topics, by downloading my free report, 13 Fitness Myths Busted! You can get your copy on the right side of this page. Those fad diets all want you to believe that all carbohydrates are bad and do nothing but add weight. […]

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Here’s a quick core stability exercise for you

July 12, 2009

I’ve posted a bunch of videos to You Tube showing different, easy to implement, exercises that you can incorporate into your routine. Here’s a sample of a core stability exercise called a Floor Bridge. You can check out this video and many more on You Tube. While you’re there, I’m going to ask for your […]

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Sleep more, weigh less

July 5, 2009

Sleeping more can help you lose weight. Really. No lie. That doesn’t mean that you can just snooze your way to getting thin, you still have to do the work and burn the calories. But, getting enough sleep, typically 7 to 9 hours nightly, contributes to helping your body rebuild itself and get stronger. Research […]

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