Coughing After Exercise: Not Always Exercise-Induced Asthma

I attended an instructor-training certification this weekend put on by physical therapist and internationally-recognized author and fitness expert Martin Rooney(1). As part of the certification we were performing a circuit using battle ropes, dynamax med-ball slams, kettlebell swings and ladder-mobility work (4 stations). The circuit required a 1:1 work to rest ratio and each work…

Feel-Good Friday 09-23-2011

For this edition of Feel-Good Friday I’ve got a video that I think you are just going to love! It was put together by a very well-respected trainer of trainers Martin Rooney. I am actually attending a Martin Rooney weekend seminar event this weekend and he’s one of the few people I’d actually spend MY…

Food Logging Works-Put Yours On Steroids

If you want to get really serious about weight loss and you haven’t been successful at getting or keeping the fat pounds off then you need to get serious about logging foods and meals for awhile. Just today a 200-pound male client told me that he wasn’t sure why he wasn’t losing weight because he…

Feel-Good Friday 09-16-2011

In this edition of “Feel-Good Friday” I share the video of a man saved by bystanders after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a vehicle. And I don’t know about you but this cartoon by Randy Glasbergen just cracks me up. This story just kind blew me away – it won’t really save the…

Harvard Gets It Wrong – Potatoes Do Count

Walter Willett, the Chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health says “Potatoes and french fries don’t count” as a vegetable. I’ll give him the fries but he’s wrong about dismissing the potato. If you’re Michele Bachmann and you’re running for President of the United States you don’t get to run…