E207 – Why The Holidays Are The Best Time Of Year To Start Exercising

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss something that is on everybody’s mind this time of year – the holidays – and why they are the best time for YOU to start exercising. Even though the holidays can feel like the busiest time of the year, they are actually the perfect time for you to get your workouts going, and not for the reasons you’re thinking… Check out the details Read more…

Hip Abduction – Where Should Your Trunk Be?

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are using the hip abduction machine. The hip abduction machine can be one of the most effective ways to improve the strength and mobility of your hips, but only if you are using the machine correctly. One thing that needs to be considered when doing hip abduction is the position of your trunk and spine. Oftentimes people will shift through their trunk Read more…

E206 – What Numbers You Should Actually Track

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie dive into the numbers… Or, rather, they dive into the idea of the numbers that would actually be worthwhile for you to track with your workouts if you are invested in improving your health. Spoiler alert, they are not the ones that the mainstream fitness industry promotes as important. Check out the details in this week’s episode! Want to get a FREE copy of Read more…

Hip Abduction – How Far Apart Should Your Legs Go?

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are using the hip abduction machine. The hip abduction machine can be one of the most effective ways to improve the strength and mobility of your hips, but only if you are using the machine correctly. One thing that needs to be considered when doing hip abduction is how far apart you are going to bring your legs. Oftentimes we see people Read more…

E205 – What Is Body-Matching?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss one of their core concepts for making sure that your exercise builds the health of your body instead of breaking it down. If you have ever heard them mention the idea of “body-matching” but aren’t sure what it is, this episode will help fill in the missing pieces. Check out this week’s episode for all the details of what body-matching is and why Read more…

What Happens When Your Elbows Drift Forward During Biceps Curls?

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are performing biceps curls with dumbbells. Biceps curls are one of the most popular exercises both in the gym and at home, but there are some key details that are often overlooked. One consideration that needs to be taken every time you do biceps curls is where your elbows are going to be positioned during the exercise. Will your elbows be behind Read more…

E204 – The Difference Between Flexibility & Functionality

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a concept that most people are familiar with but take a different angle than many have heard before. Improving flexibility is often thought to lead to improved function, but rarely is this the case. Instead, there is something completely different that you can aim to work on that will improve both your function and flexibility. Check out this week’s episode for the details! Read more…

Considerations When Doing Alternating Biceps Curls

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are performing biceps curls with dumbbells. Biceps curls are one of the most popular exercises both in the gym and at home, but there are some key details that are often overlooked. Alternating biceps curls can bring some nice variety to this exercise, but there are a number ways that your body can compensate for inefficiencies while doing this exercise. If you Read more…

E203 – How Much Time Should You Rest Between Sets?

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a listener-submitted question about rest time between sets of your workout. If you go into your workouts only thinking about the time you are exercising, you are missing a huge opportunity! Your rest times can have a tremendous influence on your results, but you need to know what things to consider in order to choose your rest times effectively. Check out the details Read more…

A Secret Cue For Better Biceps

This month on Trainer Tip Tuesday we will be discussing considerations when you are performing biceps curls with dumbbells. Biceps curls are one of the most popular exercises both in the gym and at home, but there are some key details that are often overlooked. When doing biceps curls, most people focus on trying to move the weight up and down. However, there is a secret mental cue you can use that will help you Read more…