Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new Iowa State University study. Spending more than an hour in the weight room did not yield any additional benefit, the researchers found.



If you sit more than 4 hours/day, you are at risk for “slouched posture” which is called kyphosis. With a strong core, you can reduce those risks. 


A good workout is not about getting to complete exhaustion. It’s about building your body up versus breaking it down. A workout needs to be challenging but it seems in our culture, many workout programs are more geared around “beat down” workouts. Who wants that and how is that enjoyable and sustainable?

“If an exhaustive workout exceeds your bodies ability to recover itself, the results truly never manifest into your body.



It’s usually never the exercise that was bad, it’s the application with how it was done. 


3500 calories equals 1 pound…if you eat 500 less calories/day, you will lose 1 pound per week.  Eat nutrient dense foods and slightly reduce your portion sizes at each meal