Many people complain about lack of results of their workout program. They do but don't see any physical changes that appear. This could be credited to different things but a key factor is intensity.We have to know what comprises exercise. Exercise can be defined as an activity that is harder than the usual thing you do everyday. This definition will vary from one person to another. An exercise for one might be ordinary to another. Like a person that usually walks home from the office, to him it is a routing but to others it is already an exercise. To him it is just a physical activity.This is how it works, when you do something new like walking from the office to your home, it is an exercise for the first month since it is still a challenge and your body is not accustomed to that activity. But on the second month your body has started to adapt and it becomes less of a challenge.In reality, you are getting better at doing that activity and you don't even … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Physical Activity and Exercise
Active shooter exercise checklist
Have you started your weight loss program a month ago? Or maybe just a week ago? It's good to hear that. It means that you have the strong will to achieve ideal body weight or maybe better health. But when you check your schedule, you will have some days for a holiday. You may be thinking you will start your training for awhile. But don't do that. Once you have stopped your training, you have to begin from the starting point again. Yeah that's the fact. So what you have to do is keep active and exercised even on your holidays.You can plan ahead for your holidays. If you are travelling, ask the hotel where you'll stay whether they have an exercise room. Or you may search for walking, running or park trails nearby. If that's not an option, you may search for nearby gym and you can exercise there. So try to plan it before your departure even usually plans are changed but at least you have the commitment to exercise. It will make you easier to stick with it even the plan have changed … [Read more...] about Weight Loss Program – Stay Active and Exercised Even During Your Holidays
Columbine 04/20/99, Utah Mall Shooting 02/07, Virginia Tech Massacre 04/16/07. These are all active shooter situations where armed subject(s) enter a public place to murder as many people as possible. These incidents have become more common in our society and it is the Patrol Officer who will be first on scene and may have to confront heavily armed suspect(s). Hopefully your agency has developed training and procedures for responding to active shooter situations. These situations are extremely dangerous for the responding Officer(s) because by the time we arrive, the scene is chaotic and information is usually limited and basic.Obviously you will want to adhere to your department's procedures if you find yourself responding to one of these situations during your career. The importance of a fast and rapid response by Officers cannot be stressed enough when talking about an active shooter situation. Officers must respond rapidly and and move to eliminate the threat immediately and … [Read more...] about Active Shooter Response For Police
Quite often a client will come into the gym discouraged with their exercise program. The common complaint being lack of results. They give a list of activities they are doing but still do not see any changes in physical appearance. Yes this can be attributed to many variables but one of the key elements to consider is intensity.We need to ask, what constitutes exercise? Is all physical activity considered exercise? The answer is no. Unfortunately there is not a general number or percentage that can be given to state that an activity is exercise. Exercise should be defined as an activity that is harder than what you may do on a daily basis. And this definition is going to vary for all individuals. It will be specific to an individual's background, possible limitations and current fitness status. What may be considered an exercise for one person may not be for another. For instance if you usually go for a walk each night after dinner, then walking (at this pace) would be considered … [Read more...] about Physical Activity Versus Exercise: Is there a Difference?
1) Are you eating too much - If your total calorie intake is still too high, you may need to eat slightly less each day to get your weight loss moving. Just 150-200 calories a day might just do it! It is very easy to exceed the amount of calories your body can actually "use" just by having those extra biscuits everyday, the drinks in the evening. Having treats and little extras once a week isn't going to hurt - but if you have a small "daily extra" eating habit, it will make a difference to your weight loss. If you are already eating small amounts, read on...2) Have you balanced your protein, CHO and fat to suit YOUR body? Macronutrient balance is crucial to effective fat loss. Some people are particularly sensitive to carbohydrates in their diet and store fat easily with carbs. These are the people who gain weight easily and often say "I have a slow metabolism". Be aware of the potential to gain weight with too much carbohydrate.3) Are you eating "quality" nutritious food? You need … [Read more...] about Your 7-Point Nutrition and Exercise Checklist