Q&A What is Cardio?

Cardio (short for cardio-vascular) is exercise that elevates your heart rate and your breathing for a prolonged period of time. (Scary movies don’t count). Some examples are walking (brisk walking, not strolling), jogging, running, biking, swimming, skating and...

Q&A How much should I exercise?

This is a question that I hear frequently. And the answer is, it depends on what your goals are. If you are interested in maintaining health and improving fitness, I recommend 45-60 minutes/workout 5-6x/week. I’d split those workouts between cardio and strength...

Green Smoothies – general notes

I eat a lot of salads. I like green leafy veggies, and I know they are good for me. In the summer, though, sometimes I prefer to drink my greens. A cool concoction of leafy greens and frozen fruit is quite refreshing, and ultra healthy. Here are a few tips that...