Pneumonia – Hey Ronnie Personal Training More than 3 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE U.S. get Pneumonia every year. Why? How? And how serious is it? Pneumonia may seem like an odd thing for a Personal Trainer address but several of my clients and many acquaintances have suffered from pneumonia in the past few years, so, I decided to research it further. I wanted to know exactly what it was, how to spot the signs and how to help my clients post recovery. And I think it’s important for m
The DASH Diet The DASH Diet: is being lauded by doctors, registered dietitians, and many celebrities. It was specifically created to lower High Blood Pressure but is proving to be also good for losing weight. DASH stands for: Dietary Approaches Stop Hypertension The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet can: 1. LOWER OF CONTROL HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE In an analysis of combined results of 17 separate but same scientific studies, found that the DASH Diet lowers systolic
Interrupted, sporadic. Alternately stopping and starting repeatedly Intermittent Fasting Lots of people ask me about Intermittent Fasting. More than 1 million copies of Intermittent Fasting books have been sold in the U.S. and the UK. I have clients who have done it. Most have liked it at first, but then, they have all dropped it. In this blog, we’ll look at how it’s done, whether it’s easy to keep up, and if it works. (A link to a great medical reference is at the end of th
“How much do I need to exercise to lose weight?" Well what do you mean by “how much”? How often? How long?
How hard? “Yes, yes and yes?”
Short answer: often and as intensely as you can. Long answer: all of that depends on your; goal, schedule,
fitness level, calorie intake and any possibly health issues or
injuries. According to a review in ‘Medicine & Science in Sports &
Exercise’, physical activity accounts for 15–30% of your total
daily caloric expenditure, bu
“…But Fruit has so much Sugar!!!!” I hear this ALL THE TIME. Yes, fruit has sugar but fruits have much less fructose than refined foods, or, even sugar. That’s important as to why a 95-calorie apple is much better for you than a 60-calorie cookie. Refined sugar releases a lot of insulin which causes inflammation in the body. This chronic inflammation causes hardening of the arteries, heart attacks, strokes, arthritis, and even cancer. Fructose from fruits is also better you’
Why am I not losing weight?! I work out. I eat healthy. I diet. Yet I still have the bulge, the fat rolls, the big thighs, the weight… or some other thing that I don’t like! First, you are a bit different than others, so not one reason fits all. Not all calorie-burning methods or diets affects all of us the same way. The following are the most common reasons my clients don’t lose weight. You may have heard them before, but you’ll want to really look closely at them, pay atten
Truth or Myth? Eating after 7 or 8 or 9 pm makes you gain weight. Answer: MYTH. (usually) A calorie is a calorie is a calorie is a calorie no matter when you eat. The number of calories your body takes, combined with the number of calories your body burns, determines whether you lose, maintain or gain weight - aka body fat. Yes, in theory, eating earlier helps you burn more because you’re active, however, if you eat 1500 calories, and you burned 1500 calories living and worki
Walking -Overestimating the calories burned Lots of people think they burn more calories walking than they actually do. Research in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning, shows that the average burn of a “brisk walk” is about 100 to 144 calories during a 30-minute walk. The calculation is based on multiplying 0.03 X your weight in pounds. So, if you weigh 160 pounds, that works out to 4.8 calories per minute, or 144 calories during a 30-minute workout. But fit watches and
So many diets, yet so many pounds!
Keto, Vegan, Paleo, Dash! These are just a few of the latest fad diets, oh, I
apologize, I mean, eating plans, that lots of people in the U.S are following.
People swear theirs is the best most wonderful right on diet ever. Well,
if so many people are following these diets, and eating so well, then why are
so many people in this country overweight, or obese?
Two-thirds of all Americans are weighing in as overweight or obese.