The Obese Dog That Saved My Life

The Obese Dog That Saved My Life

I was sitting around with friends talking about the usual stuff and getting ready to have dinner. A car pulled into the driveway and the family lab Max, like many dogs do, got up to bark out the window. His bark was different though. It was labored and weak. Max was...
60 Days to a Better You

60 Days to a Better You

This works. Period. It’s simple but powerful.  One of the best things we can do is work on small daily choices. These small daily choices repeated over time become behaviors and these behaviors create habits.  Once the positive habit is created then you start to...

Why “cardio” is my least favorite fitness term.

The term cardio is short for the term “kardia” which is a Greek word for the heart. So the cardiovascular system is your heart and all your blood vessels. Initially, doing cardio work was work to improve your heart and blood vessels. But rarely do I think people do cardio because they’re concerned about making their heart healthy or think something like “I need to improve my heart today, I’m going to do some cardio.”