Stay Fit, Get a Dog

Stay Fit, Get a Dog

Study shows getting a dog may actually save your life Recently there was an article by Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) on why most dog owners are healthier. As someone who has two dogs, I instinctively knew this had to be true. But reading the research really bolstered...

Muscle Mass Matters

This last week Melinda and I headed to the Blue Ridge mountains for a brief break from the heat of summer, and to disengage from our normal routine. While away we typically do not do our usual daily exercise but instead look for opportunities for some outdoor...
Is Cardio a Waste of Time?

Is Cardio a Waste of Time?

Why cardio exercise is not what it’s made out to be Conventional wisdom says that your heart needs endurance training to remain healthy. But heart attacks aren’t caused by a lack of endurance. Heart attacks typically occur at rest or at periods of very high cardiac...