E166 – Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess – Interview with Dr. Caroline Leaf

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with world-renowned cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Caroline Leaf to discuss her new book, Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess. Dr. Leaf discusses what is meant by “mental mess”, why we all have thoughts that seem beyond our control, and what we can do about it. Check out all of the details in this week’s episode! To connect with Dr. Leaf, you can visit her Read more…

How To Set Up The Leg Extension Machine

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing how to properly use the leg extension machine and make sure you are being safe and effective while doing so. The leg extension machine can be an integral part of your exercise plan, but you need to make sure that it is being used correctly in order to minimize potential risks. Today, we want to talk to you about the shin pad, also known as Read more…

E165 – When could a cardio workout do more harm than good?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie answer a listener-submitted question about the potential that a workout may do more harm than good. If you are a cardio lover, or if you know one, then listen up! Cardio can create tremendous health benefits, but at some point it may be breaking your body down instead of building it up. Check out this week’s episode for the details! If you are looking Read more…

Why Your Speed Matters During Rows

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing how to make sure your exercise is both safe and effective while using a row machine. The row machine can be one of the most beneficial pieces of equipment in the gym, but there are a number of ways to make using this machine less than worthwhile. Today, we want to talk to you about how the speed or tempo you are using while doing Read more…

E164 – Managing Type 1 Diabetes – Beyond The Norm – Interview with Dr. Jody Stanislaw

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Dr. Jody Stanislaw to discuss how nutrition, exercise, and other lifestyle factors influence the management of type 1 diabetes. As a type 1 diabetic herself, Dr. Jody specializes in helping other type 1 diabetics navigate the natural changes that come with diabetes through providing education, support, and guidance on how to change their lifestyle to manage this chronic illness. Check out all Read more…

How Your Shoulder Position Affects Your Rows

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing how to make sure your exercise is both safe and effective while using a row machine. The row machine can be one of the most beneficial pieces of equipment in the gym, but there are a number of ways to make using this machine less than worthwhile. Today, we want to talk to you about your shoulder position while you are doing the row and Read more…

E163 – 5 Tips To Help You Tolerate Your Workouts Better

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss one of the most common reasons why people drop off from their workouts this time of year – their body doesn’t feel well because it isn’t tolerating their workouts. If you find yourself achy, beat up, or sore from your workouts and are not wanting to exercise because of that, listen up! Julie and Charlie have five tips that can immediately change this Read more…

What Are Your Shoulder Blades Doing During A Row?

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing how to make sure your exercise is both safe and effective while using a row machine. The row machine can be one of the most beneficial pieces of equipment in the gym, but there are a number of ways to make using this machine less than worthwhile. Today, we want to talk to you about what your shoulder blades are doing during this exercise and Read more…

How To Keep Your Trunk Safe On The Row Machine

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing how to make sure your exercise is both safe and effective while using a row machine. The row machine can be one of the most beneficial pieces of equipment in the gym, but there are a number of ways to make using this machine less than worthwhile. Today, we want to talk to you about how your trunk position can affect your ability to properly Read more…