Have you read anything by Tim Ferris? In the last few years he’s written a few books all within the subject of creating, learning or having something in four hours per week.
The Four Hour Work Week (2009)
The Four Hour Body (2010)
And now the most recent, The 4 Hour Chef . . . → Read More: The 4 Hour Body by Tim Ferriss: A Review
Back in the day, I was the director of a musical which was performed “by kids for kids”. I recently came across this photo of me at one of our rehearsals, teaching the choreography. I thought is kind of cool, especially because I was so full of life, so youthful, and oh, so, full . . . → Read More: Where is the Fountian of Youth?
Who’s your dance partner in life?
Here is a blog post I wrote about dancing with someone you love. It is something I’d love for you to consider as you continue to add the joy of dance into your life with the purpose of having a happy and healthy heart.
This previous post was . . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Dance Partner, Anyone?
Have you done your Movement Monday homework for May, yet? Have you tried dancing to benefit your heart? Click here to see the previous posts and catch up on our cardio theme for May.
Raise Your Heart Vibration with Dance
Here are some of the benefits dance has for your heart.
Increased Blood . . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Benefits of Dance
Raise your heart vibration with dance
Raising your heart in more than one way. Last week, I shared with you my theory on the dual benefit you can give your heart when using dance for fitness. First, cardiovascular health for your heart muscle, and second, the natural by-product, the Happy Factor you’ll get when you . . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Heart Benefits
How does one increase cardiovascular heath? There are many ways to exercise your heart muscle. Primarily, you want to do aerobic activities that raise your heart rate. While there are so many options, and each have significant benefits, one that I find it the most effective is dance. Here’s why: I feel that . . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Cardiovascular Health
Oh, those summer tops! Are you wondering how to get your arms toned and looking good for the tanks and short sleeves? Here’s a basic bicep curl you can do with a resistance band. This exercise will help build lean muscle in your arms and your bicep.
Step one: Put the band securely . . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Bicep Curls
One of the most challenging exercises to do without equipment is the lat pull down. This exercise works your latissimus dorsi, AK your “lats”. This is a back muscle and supports your torso.
Using an exercise band or resistance band is a convenient way to do Lat Pull downs no matter where you are!
. . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Lat Pull Down
Pop a band in your bag!
Photo thanks to Talia Castro-Pozo
You can pick one up at the local sports store or click here for many choices from Amazon.
Not sure what to do with it? Well, all of next month I’ll be sharing exercise you can with bands, on the go. For . . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Exercise Bands
Using a pedometer can be a fun addition to your fitness plan. It’s a small, convenient device that you clip onto you clothing while you are being active. It tracks how many steps you take and often how many calories you burn. It’s fun to watch the number and inspiring to do more to increase . . . → Read More: Movement Monday! Fitness Tips: Pedometer