Posts by Priscilla Christian

Have a Heart!

Measuring heart rate during exercise is something that should be employed by everyone, during all forms of exercise. The heart rate is not an indicator of positive work output by the muscles. You can have a high heart rate, and be performing well, but you can also have a high heart rate and NOT be…

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Ideal Training Shoes and Surfaces

Ideal Training Shoes and Surfaces The best surfaces to use for each activity (in no particular order) and the best shoes to wear when training on them: 1) Weightlifting – Rubber matting for proper footing and to lessen damage to flooring. Not wearing shoes is not an option due to hygiene and safety reasons. Wear…

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You’re Better when You’re Moving!

You’re better when you’re moving. Sitting is not for you. Sometimes you feel like sitting, and you may even deserve it, but it’s not for you. You think better when you’re moving. You problem solve better. The beautiful part is that just by doing “something” with your body you will find that ideas and concepts…

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Don’t just Exercise, Look Good Doing It!

Don’t just exercise, look good doing it. We’re NOT talking about aesthetics, rock hard abs, and how good your body looks. We’re talking about worrying more about making it look like you were born to do the exercise more than speed, strength, or intensity. Make it your goal to make the exercise look perfect. Whether…

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Just Breathe!

Just breathe. Should I inhale or exhale on the exertion? Is it better to have long or short breaths? Do I exercise until I get out of breath? Just breathe. If you are in a yoga class, meditating, or you are trying to relax and focus, then you should concentrate on your breathing. Otherwise, pay…

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Now We’re Having Fun!

Now we’re having fun. Want to know how to make exercise fun? Why do you enjoy hanging out with a good friend? When is work actually “fun”? How can exercise be fun when you inherently don’t like it or don’t see it as a priority? It’s fun when it makes sense to you. You enjoy…

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