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Exercise Is Health

Release Date: 01/11/2023

E273 - Osteoporosis & Exercise - What You're Not Being Told show art E273 - Osteoporosis & Exercise - What You're Not Being Told

Exercise Is Health

You have likely heard that exercise can be a useful activity to prevent and possibly reverse osteoporosis, but are you being told the entire story? While many doctors, media outlets, and publications will recommend doing "weight bearing" activities, what actually needs to be done with your workouts to have an effect on building and strengthening your bones? Are the common recommendations enough? Or could they actually be contributing to bone loss? On this week's episode of , take a deep dive into the scientific research of what needs to be done with your workouts in order to prevent bone...

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E272 - One Key Strength Training Principle To Increase Your Flexibility show art E272 - One Key Strength Training Principle To Increase Your Flexibility

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Can strength training improve your flexibility? Or do you have to rely on stretching and mobility work in order to move better? Too often strength training leaves people feeling stiff and achy, but does it have to be this way? Or can you change some things about HOW you are strength training to not only leave you feeling better after you finish, but increase your flexibility as a result without stretching or mobility work? On this week's episode of , explore this idea of increasing your flexibility with strength training and unveil one of the key principles that will help you to do just that....

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On this week's episode of , Julie has a mystery question for Charlie... What is it and how does it benefit you? Check out this week's episode to learn! Interested in getting access to Charlie's men's training program as soon as it drops?

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E270 - You (And Your Patients) Need To Exercise - Part 2 show art E270 - You (And Your Patients) Need To Exercise - Part 2

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What can you do to get your workout in consistently without overwhelming your schedule? While you know you need to exercise on a regular basis to maintain your health and strength, life can feel like it gets in the way of being able to do workout as often as you'd like... so what can you do about this?? On this week's episode of , are playing the second part of their presentation they did for the medical school at Midwestern University. During it, you will learn a three-step system you can use to consistently get your workout in without having to completely disrupt your schedule. If you ever...

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E269 - Why Your Laziness Is Keeping You Alive - Interview with Dave Asprey show art E269 - Why Your Laziness Is Keeping You Alive - Interview with Dave Asprey

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How often do you negotiate with yourself on whether or not you are going to workout or eat healthy? A lot of times it can feel like our brain is trying to do everything in its power to sabotage our quest for building the body, health, and life we desire... but what if that wasn't actually the case? What if that feeling that you have, that voice that you hear that says, "Don't go workout now... it's safer here on the couch..." was actually a good thing? While our society often sees laziness as a glitch in our humanity that is designed to keep us from reaching our goals, Dave Asprey has another...

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E268 - You (And Your Patients) Need To Exercise - Part 1 show art E268 - You (And Your Patients) Need To Exercise - Part 1

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You often hear that you need to exercise, but do actually know WHY it is so important?? The mainstream fitness industry has distorted the message about exercise and fitness to the point that most people have absolutely no idea why it is actually so important for them to be exercising. On this week's episode of , are releasing the audio from a private presentation they gave to a group of future physicians at a medical school in the western suburbs of Chicago. This presentation dives deep into the science of why exercise is important as well as what must be focused on with your workouts in...

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Does lifting weights feel intimidating to you? Maybe you know you need to get stronger but you are not sure where to start because the whole idea of lifting weights just seems overwhelming... Or maybe you have tried lifting weights in the past only to find yourself sore and in pain so you are hesitant to try again... Or perhaps you have been told that lifting weights can be dangerous, especially by yourself, so you have decided to steer clear... If you have ever felt this way, on this week's episode of , are talking directly to YOU. You do NOT have to feel this way about lifting weights; in...

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E266 - A More Effective Way To Boost Your Metabolism show art E266 - A More Effective Way To Boost Your Metabolism

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There are a ton of health benenfits to having a well-functioning metabolism. From better weight management to increased energy to more efficient body temperature regualtion, there is definitely a list of pros to having your metabolism firing on all cylinders. Exercising regularly has been shown to be an effective strategy to increase metabolism. However, while many workout programs tout themselves as "metabolism-boosting", most ways of exercising that are focused on boosting metabolism leave you at greater risk for soreness, achiness, and injury. Is this just something that comes with the...

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E265 - 3 Reasons Why Your Metabolism Has Its Foot On The Break - Interview with Dr. Jessie Hehmeyer show art E265 - 3 Reasons Why Your Metabolism Has Its Foot On The Break - Interview with Dr. Jessie Hehmeyer

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Are you struggling to keep weight off? Does your energy feel low throughout the day? Do you find yourself craving quick sources of energy like sugar or caffeine? These are all signs and symptoms that your metabolism may be slowing down... so what can you do about it?? On this week's episode of , sit down with Dr. Jessie Hehmeyer to discuss some underlying reasons why your metabolism may be slowing down. While many experts will focus on the popular scapegoats - like your thyroid function - Dr. Hehmeyer has a unique perspective on what may be going on with your body and what you can do about...

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E264 - Why Prioritizing Results Is Getting You Worse Results show art E264 - Why Prioritizing Results Is Getting You Worse Results

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Are you focused on getting results with your workouts? Whether it is losing weight, increasing your strength, improving your mobility, or boosting your health overall, the results are often the thing that gets us started with exercise. However, prioritizing your results may actually be getting you worse results, especially if you are thinking about results in the ways the mainstream fitness industry promotes. So if prioritizing your results is actually sabotaging your efforts, what should you be prioritizing instead? On this week's episode of , that is exactly what are discussing. They break...

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Are your core workouts leaving your body feeling worse?

Maybe your back feels tight after doing core exercises. Or maybe there is a zinging that you feel down your leg after working your abs. Or maybe your core doesn't seem to be getting any stronger despite doing all of the exercises you know how to do.

There are some very simple reasons why this could be happening, and on this week's episode of the Exercise Is Health® podcast, Julie and Charlie are breaking down what they are and what you can do about it.

The truth is that most core workouts leave your low back and spine vulnerable to injury because they miss the necessary steps to help your core muscles get stronger. However, with some very simple tweaks to what exercises you are doing and how you are doing them, you can completley change this for yourself.

Check out all of the details in this week's episode!

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