The Latest Fitness News- Research Updates

I have several important updates to share with you that will help you separate fitness fact from fitness fiction. First- new guidelines were released by The Surgeon General regarding the suggested amount of exercise necessary for your health, weight maintenance and weight loss. 30 minutes of moderate activity (walking, gardening, vigorous housecleaning all count) is …

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We Were Born to Run

A fascinating article in Nature magazine suggests that evolutionarily, all humans are created to run. The researchers theorize that the human form is a perfect running machine; large gluteals providing balance, long legs, shorter arms and the structure of the foot and elastic achilles tendon all point towards great mechanics for running. Other positives like …

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Winter Yoga Classes

Happy Holidays! While I know many of you are in the midst of the holiday frenzy, it still might be a good time to think about committing in the New Year to SLOWING down and being present. Personal Best will be restarting Saturday morning Hatha Yoga at Center Stage Dance Studio, Broad Street, Hudson, MA …

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Women and Weight Training

As a reminder to all of you, I want to reephasize the importance of strength training for women. I have written several articles on the subject, but have recently been doing some studying for an exam that has prompted me to reopen this topic. It is absolutely essential that women do some type of strength …

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A Few Fitness Tidbits

Looking over the many journals and fitness periodicals I receive, I wanted to share a few of these important tidbits with you: – Most of us know that Omega 3 Fatty Acids are very important to reduce cardiovascular disease risk and high cholesterol, and we know to use unsaturated fats and oils to prevent these …

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Don’t wait! Start your healthy eating resolution now!

If you’re like me, you wake up most Christmas mornings feeling like a stuffed sausage. The beautiful Christmas outfit I planned to wear is forgotten about, and I put on the loosest, most comfortable shirt I can find and get out the elastic waistband pants. Why? Because I’ve spent the last 6 weeks “enjoying” the …

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