Sunday Radio Show: Benefits & Risks of Exercise

Join us this Sunday as host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Mark Shafer will be discussing the benefits and risks of exercise, and how to know if your body is ready for different levels of physical activity.

Mark Shafer has over 12 years of experience in the fitness industry. He is a Muscle Activation Techniques Certified Specialist and a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Mark works with individuals to identify and treat muscular imbalances that contribute to poor performance and repetitive stress injuries. He coaches top athletes as well as beginners on exercises for heart rate training.

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web. Our shows are streamed everywhere.

Last week’s show was on personalized nutrition and eating for your blood type. Click to listen.

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Is Your Workout Working?

I’ve found that many people have the best of intentions when it comes to exercise, but it’s one of the easiest ideas that we dismiss.

One reason why people often fall off track is because they feel guilty giving themselves any type of self care. They’ll only take care of themselves once everyone else is cared for and by that time they’ve lost their motivation because they’re exhausted, frustrated or at their wit’s end. Time for exercise easily gets replaced with extra chores or obligations which manage to be squeezed into our overly extended schedule.

Another reason why exercise isn’t part of a routine is because it’s done sporadically. Benefits aren’t felt or seen so motivation drops quickly.

Many people just haven’t found a routine that works for them. They either go for the “all or nothing,” join a club that’s inconvenient or begin a routine they don’t enjoy. Finding it too difficult to stay with, enjoy or get to is an easy reason to give up. Continue reading “Is Your Workout Working?”

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