300920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare, part 3 of 3

300920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare,part 3 of 3 Why is a strength and conditioning coach who trains athletes, for all kinds of sports, writing about weight loss? Several people have asked me these questions over the years and some still do. I simply answer every time “got to get strong”. Interval training … Continue reading 300920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare, part 3 of 3

250920 Poets to read in a time of political strife

During times of political strife people look to thinkers, leaders, helpers and especially artists. Not only do artists capture and expressively reflect ideas of the time, but they can offer humanity, guidance and healing. Here are a few poets to look for inspiration, catharsis and restoration during these times.

230920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare part 2 of 3

230920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare part 2 of 3 Why is a strength and conditioning coach who trains athletes, for all kinds of sports, writing about weight loss? Several people have asked me these questions over the years and some still do. I simply answer every time “got to get strong”. Keep … Continue reading 230920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare part 2 of 3

130920 Standing dumbbell hammer curl

130920 Standing dumbbell hammer curl Standing dumbbell hammer curls Begin by holding a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing each other and arms straight. Curl the weight up to your shoulder while keeping your elbow held securely by your side without movement forward, backward or outward. Lower back down under control for one repetition.

110920 BREATHING TECHNIQUES FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT

What’s free, low effort and works instantly to help relieve stress? Your breath. It’s one of your body’s the best built-in tools, controllable at almost any time and effectively used to help calm your parasympathetic nervous system. Learning to control your breath, in other words using breathing techniques, is much more practical and less weird than you might think it is.

160920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare part 1 of 3

160920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare part 1 of 3 Why is a strength and conditioning coach who trains athletes, for all kinds of sports, writing about weight loss? Several people have asked me these questions over the years and some still do. I simply answer every time “got to get strong”. You … Continue reading 160920 Exercising for weight loss by Daniel Pare part 1 of 3

060920 Goblet squats

060920 Goblet squats This exercise involves the large muscles in the body. That is precisely why it is such a valuable exercise. Begin the goblet squats by holding onto one end of the dumbbell with both hands as if holding onto a goblet. Keep it pressed tightly against your chest. Doing so makes it easier … Continue reading 060920 Goblet squats