Bad Education The idea to include physical education as part of a child’s core curriculum is as uniquely American as Edison’s light bulb and the Blues. As early as the mid 1800’s American educators argued that, from kindergarten through to 12th grade, schools should provide children with the knowledge and activities necessary to maintain aContinue reading “70 Bad Education”
69 Touching on a Sore(ness) Subject There are times, if you’re lucky, when you meet someone who challenges and reshapes how you think about a closely held belief. Twenty-five years ago, meeting Robert Francis was such a time for me–a true mentor, he taught me to look at exercise in a completely new way. RobertContinue reading “69 Touching on a Sore(ness) Subject”
68: Visuals Adam welcomes Shayla McGrady, GM and personal trainer, at InForm Fitness. Shayla has been training people virtually long before the Covid-19 pandemic made it popular, and she was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to share her experience and expertise. Shayla McGrady, GM and personal trainer, at InForm Fitness,Continue reading “68: Visuals”
67: Thermography Adam Zickerman welcomes Tammy Kohlschmidt, who explains how the use of Thermography detects early inflammation throughout the body, foreseeing health problems years before symptoms may manifest. Simply put, Thermography measures the temperature of a particular area of the body using a high-resolution, infrared camera, and is able to pinpoint “hot spots” without theContinue reading “67: Thermography”
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Creative Workout with Bicycle Inner Tubes – Jack Morer If you need help and want to arrange a virtual workout with us, contact us at InFormFitness.com.
66: Exercise and Immunity Since the early 1900’s, scientists have been debating the question, “Does exercise increase or decrease our risk of catching passing infections, and the question has never been more salient than now, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. For some, self-isolation has ended their usual exercise habits; for others, a sudden excess ofContinue reading “66: Exercise and Immunity”
65: Silver Linings and Virtual Training Returning from a short hiatus, Mike and Adam dive right into some of the challenges, lessons learned, and surprises they’ve encountered when the world changed overnight and were thrust into the world of virtual personal training. During the first third of this episode they talk about the 180 degreeContinue reading “65 – Silver Linings and Virtual Training”
Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training… this technique, which hit the scene in the 1990’s, restricts blood flow to our limbs while exercising. It has some interesting and promising applications, particularly for people rehabilitating from certain injuries such as tendonitis. Dr. Loenneke provides a brief historical overview,Continue reading “64 – Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke”
The Strength Training Paradox with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke Researchers have recently uncovered that ‘those who are strong, live longer.’ Moreover, people who exercise get stronger. Therefore, as logic would dictate, people who exercise should live longer. Right? Well, maybe not. On our last episode, #62- The Cardio Myth, we attempted to reframe common thinking aboutContinue reading “63 The Strength Training Paradox with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke”