E198 – How To Start If You Are Brand New To Exercise

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie give their top tips for those who are just starting out or starting to get back into the swing of exercising again after an extended time off. What should you do when you first begin? How should you prioritize your workout time? What should you focus on to get the most sustainable results? Check out this week’s episode for answers to all of these Read more…

What To Think About When Using The Trunk Rotation Machine

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are using the trunk rotation machine. The trunk rotation machine can be one of the most effective ways to build the strength of your core muscles, but you don’t want to do it haphazardly. One of the biggest issues we see when people use this machine is they are focused in on the wrong things. Many times people think they need to Read more…

E197 – Is Walking Enough Aerobic Exercise For You?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss their unique perspective around a common topic that most of the mainstream fitness world has backwards. While many alleged experts tout walking as the “best” form of exercise, the truth is that walking leaves much to be desired from a health and function perspective. If you have ever wondered if walking by itself is enough aerobic exercise for you, listen up! This week’s Read more…

How To Choose The Starting Position On The Trunk Rotation Machine

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are using the trunk rotation machine. The trunk rotation machine can be one of the most effective ways to build the strength of your core muscles, but you don’t want to do it haphazardly. One of the most common ways people set themselves up for injury on this machine is by trying to put their starting position too far into trunk rotation. Read more…

E196 – Should you workout at home with videos or at a gym with classes?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a question that often comes up when people are trying to figure out how to get into the swing of working out consistently. If you have ever wondered what some of the pros and cons are between exercising at home versus at the gym, listen up! You are going to love this conversation as they dive into some things you probably have never Read more…

How To Choose The Starting Position For The Leg Curl

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are using the knee flexion (a.k.a. leg curl) machine. The knee flexion machine can be one of the most effective tools in the gym for building the size and strength of your hamstrings, but there are many things to keep in mind before hopping on. One of the most common ways people injure themselves when using the knee flexion machine is by Read more…

E195 – “If exercising is painful for me, how do I do it consistently?”

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie answer a question that comes up with a lot of people – how do you get yourself to exercise consistently if it doesn’t feel good for you? If you have ever felt like your body was not enjoying your workouts, this discussion is for you. Check out all of the details about what to do and why in this week’s episode! Want to get Read more…

What To Think About When Doing The Knee Flexion Machine

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are using the knee flexion (a.k.a. leg curl) machine. The knee flexion machine can be one of the most effective tools in the gym for building the size and strength of your hamstrings, but there are many things to keep in mind before hopping on. When using the knee flexion machine, there is a lot of opportunity to be distracted by things Read more…

E194 – “Yeah, but I’m active all day…”

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a phrase that is often thrown around when people don’t find themselves not exercising as frequently as they know they should… “Yeah, but I’m active all day…”. If you are moving all day, great! Keep it up! But it is not a substitute for your formal workouts, and Julie and Charlie explain why. Check out the details in this week’s episode! Want to Read more…

How To Position The Thigh Pad On The Knee Flexion Machine

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are using the knee flexion (a.k.a. leg curl) machine. The knee flexion machine can be one of the most effective tools in the gym for building the size and strength of your hamstrings, but there are many things to keep in mind before hopping on. When using the knee flexion machine, you have to consider the different components of the machine, including Read more…