E112 – How can a compounding pharmacy improve your health?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Dr. Matt Dhingra to discuss his work as a compounding pharmacist. What is a compounding pharmacist? How can a compounding pharmacy improve your health? How is it different than a traditional pharmacy? Check out all of these details and more in this week’s episode! Links referenced in this week’s episode can be found below: Professional Compounding Centers of America website Connect Read more…

Customize Your Exercise – Our Top Tip

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. This week we are talking about how to customize your exercise for your body. We find that one of the biggest inhibitors to somebody exercising consistently for the long term is sustaining recurring injuries from exercise. This often happens when people are doing exercises and workouts that are not customized for their body, so to combat this, we want to show you the top thing you Read more…

E111 – Why Your IT Band Symptom May Not Be An IT Band Issue

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss the IT band – what it is, where it lives, and why so many people may have issues and symptoms with it. The IT band often gets a bad rap as being too tight and causing different hip, knee, and postural issues. However, the IT band may not be to blame at all! Learn why this is what you can do about in Read more…

IT Band issues? Here are some exercises to support them.

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. This week we are discussing one of the more common issues we hear about when talking with prospective clients, and that is IT band issues and IT band syndrome. The IT band is a thick band of tissue on the outside part of each of your legs that runs from your hip to your knee. When it encounters excessive stress for an extensive time, it can Read more…

E110 – The Five Stages of Fitness

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss what they have dubbed as the Five Stages of Fitness. Whether or not you are currently exercising or have any interest in exercising, Julie and Charlie provide a road map for you to start implementing that can guide you from where you are to being able to consistently Exercise For Life. Check out all of the details in this week’s episode! Links referenced Read more…

Three Small Habits To Start Exercising Consistently

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. This week we are talking about how to go from not exercising at all to exercising consistently.  You may see people who workout all the time and think, “There’s no way I could exercise that hard, that long, and that frequently,” and you don’t have to. But, if you are not exercising on a consistent basis, there are some simple habits that you can start developing Read more…

E109 – What is “Exercise For Life”?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss one of the cornerstone principles of Muscle Activation Schaumburg – Exercise For Life. What does this mean? What does this principle entail? Why is this such a vital principle? What can you do on your own to help ensure you are exercising for life and you are able to exercise for life? Check out this week’s episode for all of these details and Read more…

Workout Burnout – How to keep your workouts fresh

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays.  It is the end of January, and oftentimes New Year’s resolutions start to slow down right about now.  We want to make sure you are sticking to the health and fitness New Year’s resolutions you set for yourself just a few weeks back, and part of doing this is making sure you are changing up your workouts.  So this week are talking about things you can Read more…

E108 – Why Your Discs Are Not The Entire Story

When it comes to low back pain and other symptoms, issues with discs are one of the most commonly-given reasons.  However, there is a strong argument to be made that the discs may not have as much to do with the symptoms as is being promoted, and an even stronger argument to suggest that your muscles may be able to influence your symptoms. This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss discs Read more…

Non-Rehab Tips For Low Back Issues

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays.  Low back issues are one of the most common complaints that plague people throughout society.  While the core and the low back themselves may be issues in need of strengthening, there are some things you can do on your own for other areas of your body that may help.  Specifically, we will be discussing exercises for your feet and your hips that can provide support for Read more…