Posts Tagged ‘exercising’

Salvere Blog: Exercise Makes You Gain…

September 9, 2015

by Salvere Health and Fitness

Exercise, why do we do it?? We’ve talked about it quite a bit on this blog, not surprisingly! As we continue to work through the purpose for exercise in our American society, we seem to circle around to losing weight. And the success or failure that surrounds this goal and the impact on long term consistency. How does it feel after you put so much time, energy and effort into your fitness then the scale stays stuck on the same number? I know, I know, we’ve talked about this before — And, staying true to the purpose of this blog, lets look at this whole thing from a different angle.

What if, we start talking about fitness, exercise and movement in a way that we focus on what we GAIN? I sat down and came up with a list that I present to you below.  Do you have anything to add???

Healthier Blood cholesterol
Improved Blood pressure
Improved Blood sugar
Higher quality of Sleep
Fewer Days missed work due to illness
Less Days/hours missed due to back or other pain
Consistently better mood
Better focus
Improved relationships
Pain free joints
More productive
Happier
Easier to do daily life functions
Slower resting heart rate
Improved Posture
Shorter recovery heart rate
Better endurance
Less stress
Higher self confidence
More relaxed
Less anxiety
More creative
Improved mobility
Stronger bones
Improved complexion

by Lisa Martin, owner and personal trainer at Salvere Health and Fitness. If you’d like to contact Lisa, email her at Lisa@SalvereHealthAndFitness.com or call her at (410) 707-0055.
We welcome your thoughts and ideas!  Thank you for reading and taking the steps to become a healthier YOU.

Commit to Stay Fit During Challenging Times

February 26, 2015

by Salvere Health and Fitness

It is my tendency to stop exercising when things get tough or challenging. Does that happen to you??? I know that I would feel better, my mood would get better and I would have an overall sense of wellbeing. But, without fail, that is the first thing to go!! I have been exercising my whole life and I certainly know the benefits. Yet, I allow myself to stop.

This is the best time to be more active, join in and not be isolated, try something new, or even meditate!!

Test yourself and use your mood as a guide to challenge yourself and get out there… Check into you’re feelings, be present and aware, notice how you feel as you take proactive steps to better mental and physical health.

It is then that you take back control of your life!!!

by Pam Beck, senior fitness instructor and trainer at Salvere Health and Fitness. If you’d like to contact Pam, email her at PamB@SalvereHealthAndFitness.com or call her at (443) 799-6055.

The Event a Month Journey

December 16, 2010

This year started with a personal goal of one event per month for the entire year.  Looking forward to this journey, I mapped out a few events and started the planning process.  January, great event… The Frozen Finger Five Miler — More like the frozen snot event but COLD none the less.  Then February came and things started what felt like a down hill fall… The blizzards came first so no event.  March started with two events planned, then came the innocent basketball game and a severely sprained ankle!  My first injury EVER and the test of mental toughness began.

Here we are in December… thirteen events total for the year!!!!  Including two half ironman bike legs (thats 56 miles), a duathlon (run bike run), a half marathon (13.1 miles), a relay marathon (7 miles), several 5 milers and numerous 5K’s.  While the injury made it’s presence known several times throughout the year, the process came with many lessons.  It challenged my competitiveness, taught me to sit still for a few minutes, helped me learn to modify my goals based on life and that I could accomplish what I set my mind on.

Challenge yourself!!