Posts Tagged: Exercise

Successful Life and Aging Starts With Movement

March 02, 2020

Movement is medicine. Wrong. Movement is life. Movement is what separates us from plants. While they exogenously produce chemicals to keep predators away, we have the freedom to move. In our most primitive form, we had the flight or freeze response—that is something that we share with other mammals. The fight response emerged later as […]

Be A Hero In Tri-Zero: Exploring Men’s Health In Fertility

February 01, 2020

They say that you can’t pick your parents—including their behaviors and habits, not just the genes. Procreation and survival have been the common thread throughout human history, so it is natural that we apply what we know now to optimize these most basic elements of life. In considering fertility and fetal development, the focus is […]

Health is a State of Action

December 30, 2019

In saying ‘when you do better, you know better’, there must be an acknowledgement that doing requires an expenditure of energy. As we head into resolution season, there are some important things to know about the brain and its correlation with energy if we are to maximize and properly allocate our energetic resources. First, the […]

Let Your Energy SHINE

December 30, 2019

Low energy. Exhaustion. Fatigue. Burnout.  There are many ways to describe the lack of energy and vitality that so many of us feel.  Feeling tired after a poor night sleep, or a late night out, is one thing.  But what about when the tiredness never lets up?  When we feel like day after day we […]

Dr. Wiley’s Burnout Guide

November 29, 2019

Burnout is the number one reason why most high performers leave the industry they love. You are too smart to settle for a medical system that waits until you are burnt out and depressed to take action. I know you have a vision for your life that is bigger than your to-do list. I want […]

Postpartum Running and Exercise: When can I REALLY return?

May 24, 2019

“When can I start doing “x” after I’ve given birth?” Up until just recently this question was only answered at the 6-week postpartum check-up.  After some quick questions and *possibly* a physical exam, new Mamas are cleared for activity or told to return when they feel ready using the common refrain, “listen to your body”.  […]

Ten Nutrition Hacks for Beginner Runners

May 06, 2019

When I started running, I had no idea what to eat. So, I just ate it all. With these 10 tips, you can begin to shift your metabolic state and your training results. 1. Start your Nutritional Training now. Just like you are training your muscles, you are training your brain and body to eat […]

When you’ve HIIT the wall.

March 06, 2017

What to do when your training and weight loss programs plateau. By Dr. Jennifer Tanner, Naturopathic Doctor We’ve all been there. You’ve been super diligent and stuck to your New Years resolution. You are hitting the gym everyday, eating well and the scale doesn’t budge. The words “why do I bother” comes to mind. Frustrating, […]

Regain your Confidence in the Gym!

January 27, 2016

By: Amy Dryden, Personal Trainer As a personal trainer I have witnessed some ridiculous trends and de-mythed a number of stories. Over the years one thing has stayed consistent; women’s lack of confidence when it comes to the gym. When form and technique come into play people seem to avoid trying what they interpret as […]

Confidence Over Incontinence—The Role of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

January 04, 2016

By: Shannon Stoby, PT, MScPT Being in control is comforting. Things are safe and predictable. We know what’s going to happen. We’ve got this. Any health issue can challenge our idea of the control we think we have, but perhaps the body’s most glaring indication of the lack of control is incontinence. Whether a woman […]