120120 Persistence Indeed! The Thrill of experiencing life in abundance

120120 The Thrill of experiencing life in abundance By Lucy Van Pelt August has always been the most significant month of the year. It is the month of my birth, and the month in which I experienced the most traumatic experience of my life. It is also the month when I signed up with my … Continue reading 120120 Persistence Indeed! The Thrill of experiencing life in abundance

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050120 Muscular hypertrophy by Daniel Pare CSO, NCCP

050120 Muscular hypertrophy by Daniel Pare CSO, NCCP Daniel Pare CSO, NCCP, prominent strength coach and owner of the St. Thomas Strength and Athletics gym located in St. Thomas, Canada very clearly explains the differences. My appreciation goes out to Daniel for the information he presents in the following paragraphs. Danny Strength training has become … Continue reading 050120 Muscular hypertrophy by Daniel Pare CSO, NCCP

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151119 Fat-necessary or not?

151119 Fat-necessary or not? A key component in assessing an individual’s health and physical fitness is knowing the body composition makeup. Obesity (excessive body fat relative to body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or more) and becoming overweight (Adults with BMI between 25-29.9 kg/m2 or with children being in and over the 95th percentile … Continue reading 151119 Fat-necessary or not?

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061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Adding muscle Include some resistance training in the mix as muscle burns calories faster than fat tissue. These must be fun or you will lose their interest and then it’s back to the couch. Not only … Continue reading 061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

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031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. The benefits of activity Often another common dominator are the parents and grandparents who are also obese and sedentary, thus setting poor examples for the children in their care. This is especially true in the early … Continue reading 031119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

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011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

01119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Background information In many of the industrialized and underdeveloped countries around the world, obesity in our children is reaching epidemic proportions. This emerging problem is directly attributed to the increased time they spend setting and watching … Continue reading 011119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? 1 of 3

251019 Gaining weight as we age 3 of 3

251019 Gaining weight as we age 3 of 3 Oftentimes people say they weigh the same now as they did in high school or college. However, they don't look the same. Somehow, the weight they now weigh and the way it looks on their body is entirely different from their youth. In many cases, weight … Continue reading 251019 Gaining weight as we age 3 of 3