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One Hour A Day?

With a big share of Americans overweight, the rise of illness of all kinds, and all the hype about exercise guidelines dictating up to an hour of exercise every day, there is no doubt of a collective overwhelm when individuals recognize they’d now have to find an hour every day to accomplish something they can’t seem to find five minutes for! So how crucial are these guidelines and what may you do to make fit enough exercise into your lifestyle to stay healthy?

Lifting Basics

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 […]

Know Your Why

There are many distractions in life, pulling at us from every angle. And sometimes the ones that scream at us the loudest win, often not to our benefit. As a woman entrepreneur, I witness daily fellow workingwomen in search of financial independence, lose sight of their body. Establishing what is important to you and why […]

Weight Loss After 40

Weight loss after 40 requires more than just caloric deficit. The decrease in estrogen as well as lean muscle mass makes it harder too burn fat. Dieting, skipping meals, lack of sleep, stress and inflammation also make you leptin resistant

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Menopause Quiz

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 […]

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Used to Be

 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 […]

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Signs of Hormonal Imbalances

Do you suffer from hormonal imbalances? Many women suffer hormonal imbalances at some point in our lives. This is quite simply because our hormones are in a continual state of flux from puberty on wards. The natural cycle of highs and lows may be very mild for some women, or extreme for others, but it […]

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A Pain Free Life

A pain free life can potentially be achieved by following the Dr Fitness USA proprietary prescription strength training system. Living with chronic pain is no laughing matter. For those who have never suffered from it, the  challenges it causes can be impossible to understand. Chronic pain makes everyday tasks difficult, causing a sufferer to potentially […]

Strength Training in Recovery

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, […]

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Osteoporosis Quiz

Statement by the American Associations of Orthopedic Surgeons In the United States alone, 10 million people have osteoporosis, and 18 million more are at risk of developing the disease. Another 34 million Americans are at risk of osteopenia, or low bone mass, which can lead to fractures and other complications. There is a 16% chance […]

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Osteoporosis

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 […]

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Strength Training vs. yoga or aerobics

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 […]

what is Feminine Body Design

What is Feminine Body Design strength training system

Feminine Body Design is a proven and tested strength training prescription educational coaching system designed for women specifically, that provides sustainable results in achieving their true potential and a pain free life by reconstructing the body from the inside out long term.  FEMININE BODY DESIGN  TRAINING PRINCIPLES This is an evolutionary approach to stress management […]

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Body Composition Through The Ages

What Is Body Composition Body composition is the term used to describe the different components that, when taken together, make up a person’s body weight. The human body is made up of lean tissue (muscles and organs), bones, and water that are metabolically active, and fat tissue that is not. The ideal weight and fat-lean […]

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Sustainable Fitness For Women Over 40: No Time

Sustainable Fitness For Women Over 40 Part 3 of 3: No Time NO TIME: The ultimate blind spot The information covered in this segment is crucial for women entrepreneurs who have many responsibilities, deadlines, juggling family matters and business obligations. Warning! Because a woman is estrogen based, ignoring her feelings can be hazardous to her […]

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Sustainable Fitness For Women Over 40: Yang Energy

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 […]

women's strength training form and technique

Women’s strength training form and technique

Form and technique matters in women’s strength training Women’s strength training is getting more popular as research continuously praises the benefits of strength training for women’s health. But form and technique does matter. Learn safely with Dr. Fitness USA’s proven Body Design Formula system. The other day, I was at the gym training on my […]

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WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS

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, […]

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Cardio Or Strength Training For Weight Loss

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 […]

benefits of strength training for women's health

Benefits Of Strength Training For Women

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 […]

muscle loss syndrome

Muscle Loss Syndrome

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 […]