E121 – How To Transition From At-Home Workouts To Gym Workouts

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss the transition that many of us will be facing in the coming weeks – transitioning from working out at home to working out at the gym. The gym presents a number of opportunities that we may not necessarily have at home, and, if we aren’t careful, those opportunities to create positive changes in our bodies can turn negative very quickly. Check out all Read more…

Schedule completely open? Here’s how to get your workout in.

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. This week, we are talking to those of you whose schedule has become completely open. In fact, you may feel like you have no schedule whatsoever. How can you make sure you still get your workouts in when you don’t have a daily schedule? 1) Schedule Your Exercise Our first tip to ensuring you get your workout in when you don’t have a schedule is to Read more…

E120 – What is the Goldilocks Zone of Exercise & How Can MAT® Expand It? – Interview with Eric Seifert

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Eric Seifert of Core Muscle Activation to discuss exercise, Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®), and what Eric calls the “Goldilocks Zone” of exercise. Eric is a consultant for many professional athletes and teams, but he also works with individuals on a broad spectrum of physical health and fitness. Eric talks about what the Goldilocks Zone is, why it is important to know Read more…

Tips For At-Home Cardio If You Don’t Like Running

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. This week, we are talking to those of you who are looking for ways to get your cardio exercise in at home that don’t involve running. You know you need to get your heart pumping and get breathing harder, but running isn’t your thing. What can you do at home to make sure you are still getting your cardio work in without having to run. 1) Read more…

E119 – How MAT® can get you back to your workouts sooner

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss why implementing MAT® prior to getting back into the full swing of your workouts is an absolute must. Many people are exercising with less intensity now that they have to exercise at home, and while getting back to your regular exercise routine at the gym can be exciting, it can also be a recipe for injury. Find out how MAT® can help keep Read more…

How to change your pushups if they bother your shoulders

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. This week we are talking about a bodyweight exercise that is wildly popular, especially when people are working out at home, and that’s the pushup. The pushup can be a great exercise to challenge your chest and shoulder muscles, but oftentimes when people have preexisting or underlying shoulder issues, pushups can cause those issues to flair up. We have some tips to help you continue to Read more…

E118 – An Inside Look Into Our At-Home Workouts

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie dive deep into the thought process behind their at-home workouts they have been broadcasting on their Facebook and Instagram pages. It is not difficult to create an exercise program for one day, one week, or one month; but how do you create one that can be done every single day for the foreseeable future? Check out all of the details in this week’s episode! Read more…

Squats – What to do if you have knee issues

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays. With all of the in-home workouts that are being done now, squats and squat variations are wildly-popular options. However, squats often do not feel good on people’s knees. If you find that squats bother your knees, we have some advice on slight modifications you can make to potentially help with this. 1) Use No/Little Motion Our first tip if squats bother your knees is to use Read more…

E117 – What can be done about employee burnout in the workplace? A panel discussion.

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie provide a replay of a panel discussion Charlie moderated on employee burnout and what can be done about it. The panel discussion was part of the Schaumburg Business Association’s Good Morning Schaumburg event and was presented by Prism Health Care Services Inc. as well as Community Physical Therapy. The panel featured four members – Mary Beth Jansen, Gennie Anderson, Melissa Donohoe, and Colleen Baader Read more…