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Why you shouldn’t use sunscreen

Monday, January 21st, 2008
  • The sun, which sustains all of life, is a powerful force. Limited sun exposure is beneficial to our overall health, assisting the body in producing bone benefiting vitamin D and assisting in healthy brain and hormonal chemistry. We only need about 10 minutes of sunshine per day. But excessive sun exposure is the number one cause of extrinsic (external) aging. And excessive exposure can breakdown the skin’s immunity to the sun and lead to skin cancer. (more…)

Bodyfat Explained

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

This info about bodyfat comes from the ACSM text, (American College of Sports Medicine), Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, considered the gold standard when referring to Physiological testing protocol. I last read the text in 1995, so it was a good review. (more…)

Stretching the truth

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

 The Facts and Fiction behind Stretching Revealed

The purpose of this article is to inform those who consider passive stretching a necessary component of their exercise routine of the true, objective, and Physiological facts surrounding it. (more…)

Can You Really ‘Tone’ Your Body

Monday, October 8th, 2007

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard the term ‘Toning’ from both clients and more embarassingly… fitness instructors. This article I came across dispels some of the myths as to what Muscle Tone is…and isn’t. (more…)