Research shows that multitasking can negatively impact memory and IQ resulting in attention and memory loss, poor cognitive performance, and loss of productivity, comparable to smoking marijuana or staying up all night. Subjects also show less brain density in the anterior cingulate cortex, a region responsible for empathy as well as cognitive and emotional control.
Losing belly fat has become a mantra for many thanks to the growing health and fitness awareness around the globe and the realization of the health consequences it can have.
With the holidays just behind us, I see many people posting pictures of aerobic activities with comments on burning extra calories from their Holiday meals.
Many athletes perform some sort of regular warm-up and cool off during training and racing. A suitable warm up may step-up the blood flow to the working muscle which results in diminished muscle stiffness, less risk of trauma and bettered performance. Additional advantages of warming up include physiologic and psychological preparation.
If you wish to lose fat and reshape your body, one of the most crucial things you can do is lift weights. Diet and cardio are important, however when it comes to altering how your body looks, weight training wins handily. If you’ve hesitated to begin a strength training regimen, it might motivate you to […]
Your bad habits limit your success in life. Well, 2019 is now officially here! Starting a new year is always an exciting time. It’s a time for reflection, renewal, and re-commitment to excellence. Did you make one or more New Year’s Resolutions, like the majority of us do?And, if you’re like most of us, one […]
Happiness: Can people really choose to feel happy? Can people really choose to feel happy or not? There are conflicting studies and opinions about general happiness and about choosing to be happy. Both arguments have merit, but the truth seems to be somewhere in the middle. Some conditions do affect one’s ability to choose happiness […]
ARE YOU READY FOR MENOPAUSE? Think of your menopause like you would prepare for a road trip. Once you have selected your destination, you will look at the map and determine the route that is right for you. After that, you will likely be trying to determine your stops to refuel your car and reload […]
USED TO BE Are you a former professional athlete, dancer, did you use to be involved in a team sport, or simply use to be in great shape? Years have gone by, now you have a family, an endless list of personal and business obligations, you are successful. Perhaps you had to abandon your sport […]
CLEAR SPACE In order to manifest new things, you need to make space and get rid of the old. In our countdown to New Year 6-day drive, we will send you 1 email every day as a reminder to take at least one action to clear the space in order to be able to attract […]
A strength-training program is recommended in recovery. Just like we used to have corded then cordless phones, flip phones and now smartphones, the new generation of young adults are flocking to gyms, knowing how much stronger they become, feeling great and having so much fun with the freedom and control of their new body image, […]
STRESS AND DEPRESSION CONTRIBUTE TO OSTEOPOROSIS Osteoporosis is called a “silent killer” or “the silent thief” because there are generally no symptoms or pain. The first time you know about it is when a bone snaps unexpectedly. Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and it is a condition where the skeleton becomes very fragile and the bones […]
STRENGTH TRAINING vs. YOGA or AEROBICS Today we will discuss the difference between strength training, yoga, and aerobics, what is the difference, what to expect from each one and why you need to do strength training even if you are very active in yoga and aerobic activities. Without getting too scientific, what you need to […]
Strength training: A revolutionary tool for teens addiction Is your teenager depressed? Having trouble in his/her relationships, lonely and not knowing which way to turn? Then, you must read this. Did you know that the epidemic of drug abuse in teens is seen as the number one public health problem in the United States, according […]
No time for fitness? Problem solved! With Dr. Fitness USA system you’ll reconstruct your body from the inside out. The strength will stay with you. HERE IS A MESSAGE FROM DR. FITNESS USA Part 2 of 2| Dr. Fitness USA speaks Transcribed by Batista Gremaud “Hi, I am Dr. Fitness USA and today I am […]
Sustainable Fitness for Women Over 40 Part 2 of 3 ~ Fitness Industry is all about Yang, Working out like a male The Women’s Brain: Women have a larger passage between the left and right brain, which allows them to think and feel simsimultaneously, unlike men, (unless he is left handed). A man is more […]
Sustainable Fitness Women Over 40 Three main hurdles busy women over 40 face when trying to get in shape and how Dr Fitness USA overcomes them Part 1 of 3: Workout choices If you are a successful business woman who is trying to get in shape but are not getting the expected results for your […]
Fortifying Your Strength Relapse: Pain By Batista Gremaud Part 3 of 3: Stop The Pain While there are many triggers that push the addict to relapse, such as relationships and stress for example, pain, physical and / or emotional, is certainly not to be underestimated. So, is there hope for a pain free life? To […]
Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse by Batista Gremaud Part 2 of 3: Stress In part one of this series, we looked at the relapse process and one of its triggers, which is relationships. Today, we’ll look at a second offender to watch out for in recovery: stress. Stress: The relationship between stress and addictions has […]
Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse by Batista Gremaud Part 1 of 3: Relationships Relapse in recovery is common. It happens in stages, often beginning with unresolved issues that lead to uncontrollable negative emotions such as anger, anxiety, fear, and resentments. Temptations often emerge out of nowhere. Unforeseen pressures, psychological and circumstantial, may build progressively and […]
WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS Hit and miss, or calculated weight ratio? The other day at the gym, I was training next to this big guy, in the D.B. rack area. This young man was doing D.B. chest press with 55lbs, and then he was following it up with chest flys at 20lbs. To my trained eyes, […]
INTUITION AND STRENGTH TRAINING Is your training routine based on intuition? Today I ran into someone at the gym, a slim beautiful lady I’ve known for a while now. A few years ago, I spoke to her about the benefits of strength training; she really didn’t think much of it, as she was a Yoga […]
Does cardio burn more calories than strength training? With the holidays just behind us, I see many people posting pictures of aerobic activities with comments on burning extra calories from their Holiday meals. So which is it? Cardio or Strength Training for weight loss? Contrary to a long held belief, strength training is, as studies […]
For women’s health and fitness: strength training is far superior “Oh no, strength training is not for me, I only exercise for my health!” I was talking to a friend of mine recently, a health coach, about one of my favorite topics, which is women’s health. I was telling her about all the wonderful benefits […]
Myths and Tips to Exercise Recovery You probably already know that alcohol and drug abuse changes brain chemistry overtime, which affects judgment, memory, emotional states and perception and that these side effects last long after the individual has stopped using the above substances. Although people tend to think of exercise as just good for the […]
Muscle loss syndrome start as early as 30 years old Here are 11 reasons why you absolutely need to engage in muscle building activities: 1. We lose an average of 10% muscle mass per decade after age 30 2. Muscles hold the spine and the body together, allowing you to perform daily tasks, such as […]