E143 – Why Modifying Your Workouts Is Not Downgrading Your Workouts

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a common term in the exercise industry – modifications – and why the negative stigma that is typically associated with it is not justified. We are often told that there is a “gold standard” for how to do an exercise, and any variance of that is therefore less than “gold”. However, being able to strategically modify your exercises will not only help you Read more…

Neck feeling weak? You need these exercise tips.

Hey welcome back everybody to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. Now this week, we are talking to those of you who may be feeling like your neck muscles are a bit weak. You may feel like your neck gets fatigued or that you have difficulty keeping your neck posture or your head aligned. Here are some things you can start doing with your exercise to possibly help out with that. 1) Strengthen Your Shoulder Read more…

E142 – How Stress Affects Weight Loss – Interview with Lyneè Urban

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Lyneè Urban of Operation Fix My Life to discuss stress, weight loss, and the importance of rest in the weight loss process. We are often told that you just need to eat fewer calories and move more if you want to lose weight, but there is so much more to the story than that. Lyneè goes into the details about her Read more…

What To Add To Your Workouts To Improve Recovery

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. Now this week, we are talking to those of you who feel like your body just isn’t recovering well from your workouts. You workout, you workout consistently, but you notice that your body just isn’t recovering as quickly as you hope it would. Here are some things you can start doing with your exercise to help speed up your recovery process. 1) Add In Intentional Recovery Read more…

E141 – Why MAT® is the place to start when you begin exercising

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a proven way to boost the effectiveness of your workouts – Muscle Activation Techniques® – and why MAT® is where you should be starting when you begin exercising. Check out all of the details in this week’s episode! For a free download on what MAT® is, click here. Want to schedule your MAT® consultation? Book a time here! Check out this episode!

Three Ways Personal Trainers Can Help You Feel Better

Hey welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. Now this week, we are talking to those of you who have considered working with a personal trainer, but you are considered that doing so will leave you feeling achy, beat up, and sore. Here are three reasons why working with a good personal trainer will actually have you feeling great! 1) They Can Customize A Workout For You The first reason why working with Read more…

E140 – What is the role of a trainer?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss what the role of a personal trainer is – a true exercise professional, not just a rah-rah cheerleader. If you think a personal trainer is only good for motivational quotes and counting reps, think again. There is so much that a personal trainer can do for you when they actually know what to do. Check out this week’s episode for all of the Read more…

Have tight hip flexors? Check this out.

Hey welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. Now this week, we are talking to those of you who are experiencing exceptionally tight hip flexors. A lot of times, it is thought that tight hip flexors occur from sitting too much, but there may be other things contributing. Check out some things you can start doing now to possibly help with your tight hip flexors. 1) Do A Well-Rounded Resistance Training Program Our Read more…

E139 – What is the One Workout Away Challenge?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss the newest release from Muscle Activation Schaumburg – the One Workout Away Challenge! You are one workout away from feeling stronger, functioning better, and living healthier, and Julie and Charlie want to teach you how to do exactly this over the next 28 days. Check out all of the details of the OWA Challenge in this week’s episode! If you would like to Read more…

Exercising on your own? Get guidance from these resources!

Hey welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. Now this week, we are talking to those of you who don’t quite feel comfortable working out on your own yet. You know you need to be exercising, but you are still looking for guidance to make sure you are doing things correctly and you’re not going to hurt yourself. Where can you get some of these resources to make sure you are able to Read more…