E119 – How MAT® can get you back to your workouts sooner

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss why implementing MAT® prior to getting back into the full swing of your workouts is an absolute must. Many people are exercising with less intensity now that they have to exercise at home, and while getting back to your regular exercise routine at the gym can be exciting, it can also be a recipe for injury. Find out how MAT® can help keep Read more…

How to change your pushups if they bother your shoulders

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. This week we are talking about a bodyweight exercise that is wildly popular, especially when people are working out at home, and that’s the pushup. The pushup can be a great exercise to challenge your chest and shoulder muscles, but oftentimes when people have preexisting or underlying shoulder issues, pushups can cause those issues to flair up. We have some tips to help you continue to Read more…

E118 – An Inside Look Into Our At-Home Workouts

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie dive deep into the thought process behind their at-home workouts they have been broadcasting on their Facebook and Instagram pages. It is not difficult to create an exercise program for one day, one week, or one month; but how do you create one that can be done every single day for the foreseeable future? Check out all of the details in this week’s episode! Read more…

Squats – What to do if you have knee issues

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. With all of the in-home workouts that are being done now, squats and squat variations are wildly-popular options. However, squats often do not feel good on people’s knees. If you find that squats bother your knees, we have some advice on slight modifications you can make to potentially help with this. 1) Use No/Little Motion Our first tip if squats bother your knees is to use Read more…

E117 – What can be done about employee burnout in the workplace? A panel discussion.

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie provide a replay of a panel discussion Charlie moderated on employee burnout and what can be done about it. The panel discussion was part of the Schaumburg Business Association’s Good Morning Schaumburg event and was presented by Prism Health Care Services Inc. as well as Community Physical Therapy. The panel featured four members – Mary Beth Jansen, Gennie Anderson, Melissa Donohoe, and Colleen Baader Read more…

E116 – How can improving your muscle function improve your brain function? Interview with Greg Roskopf, Developer of Muscle Activation Techniques®

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Greg Roskopf, the developer of Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®), to discuss muscle function, brain function, and the cause and effect relationship between the two. Greg gives the details of how he developed MAT®, the paradigm shift that caused him to start looking at muscle tightness as the symptom rather than the issue, the potency of the MATRx® process, and the profound Read more…

Exercise Tips for Brain Health

Hey welcome back everybody to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. Brain health is an important topic as it relates to longevity and quality of life. Did you know that exercise can have a tremendous influence over the health and function of your brain? But, not just any kind of exercise will do the trick. We have three tips for you below to start implementing into your weekly workout plan to make sure you are Read more…

E115 – How To Exercise When You Have “No” Time

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss the number one objection they hear when they bring up exercise to people – “I don’t have time.” If you find yourself saying this, then this episode is for you! Julie and Charlie lay out 5 steps that MUST happen in order for you to exercise consistently, and once they do, you will be able to exercise on a regular basis no matter Read more…

Schedule changes? Here’s how to still get your workouts in.

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. Daylight Savings Time was two days ago, and for many people this has caused schedules to be in flux. Despite the craziness that schedule changes can bring, you still need to make sure that you get your workout in so you can live your best life. Here are three tips to ensure that happens. 1) Schedule Your Exercise Our first tip to help you get your Read more…