Aerobic Exercise and Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome includes 5 major conditions that if we focused our attention on as individual B.E.S.T. Practitioners or as clients, we could change the landscape of health in the United States today. Hypertension, Diabetes, Hypercholesterolemia,  Hyperlipidemia and Obesity along with the myriad of health conditions associated with them are an epidemic in our society.  Check […]

Did You Know That Music Can Make a Difference in Your Health?

Research by Costas Karageonghis PHD, a sports psychology expert at London’s Brunel university School of Sport and Education, has shown music has unique effects on athletic performance in 3 distinct ways. 1.  It increases our desire toward movement rather than to sit still. 2.  Music encourages us to synchronize our movement with a beat. 3.  […]

Are You Exercising Yourself Into A Disease State?

There is a lot of conflicting data on exercise.  How much, how often and especially how intense.  Based upon 28 years of working clinically with a vast array of clients and the writings of many authors (Dr. Phillip Maffetone, Dr. John Douillard & Dr. MT Morter Jr., to name a few), I have come to […]

The Top 14 Things You Need To Know About Weight Loss

1.  Under Eating & Skipping Meals The adrenal hormone cortisol is stimulated which decreases thyroid function (sluggish metabolism) and  increases abdominal weight gain. 2.  Overeating Sugar in all forms Increases insulin which leads to weight gain. 3.  Estrogenic Foods (non-organic) Estrogenic hormones in the meat decrease thyroid function and other glands which leads to sluggish […]