Category Archives: Body

The Time to Train

The Time to Train

The Time to Train – Better Fitness Daily Even after all these years, I’m still amazed at the number of us who continue to ignore the ‘loud and clear’ messages our body is constantly sending us. On the one hand, we claim to value our health but on the other, we continue to destroy it… Continue Reading

The New Rules of the Road

The New Rules of the Road

The New Rules of the Road A lot has changed in the world of fitness since the release of Arnold’s “The encyclopedia of Body Building”.  With our over exposure to daily Infomercials, new research and fad diets, it’s easy for one to get confused on what to do and what to trust. Like any ‘profession’….… Continue Reading

Starting Back and Warming Up!

Starting Back and Warming Up!

Beginning an exercise program can be very overwhelming, and if you’re like me, easy to overdo. I can’t tell you how many times, my excitement to start strong has led me to immobility a day or two  later.  Over the years,  I’ve come to appreciate the blessings of  warming up properly and easing into a… Continue Reading

Tips for Better Breathing

Tips for Better Breathing

The overall health of your body, mind, and emotions is tied directly to how well you breathe. Here are some tips for Better Breathing – • Breathe in and out through your nose. Your nose is designed to prepare the air for your lungs by warming or cooling it, moisturizing it, and removing dust particles… Continue Reading

My New Favorite Workout Tool

My New Favorite Workout Tool

Amazing Workout! Training with resistance bands allows you to build long, lean muscle and burn fat all over. You can incorporate them into your yoga or Pilates routine or alternatively perform exercises to get a total body workout. They are readily available and can be bought inexpensively. Lightweight and compact, they can go traveling with… Continue Reading

Too Busy For Exercise?

Too Busy For Exercise?

Better Fitness Daily I shared a message one time called “Living at the speed of Blur”.  The message talked about all the numerous worlds that we strive to manage at the same time. Well, while waking up to the sound of the ocean (courtesy of the Iphone), I knew that today was one of those… Continue Reading

What is Body Mass Index?

What is Body Mass Index?

The BMI formula is a simple combination of your height and weight, which is designed to provide valuable information concerning the health of an individual. The number determines whether or not you are at a healthy weight for your height or if you are overweight, obese or even underweight. There are different formulas that can… Continue Reading

Intensely Balanced Workout Routine

Intensely Balanced Workout Routine

Better Fitness Daily – There’s 100’s of weight lifting approaches, This routine  is tried and true. I used it when competing for the Body for Life competition in 2000 and it’s a great balanced program. I’ll be sharing other options as we go. Our goal is to balance great interval cardio,  balanced and intense lifting,… Continue Reading