BHRT (Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy has been around in Europe and the US since the 1930’s. BHRT is a very specialized type of medicine that helps your body balance hormones and optimize your health throughout the aging process.
As we age our body becomes less and less efficient at letting our hormones communicate with the rest of our systems. The less our hormones communicate, the more imbalanced our hormones and bodies become. When our bodies are imbalanced, especially our hormones, it directly effects our mood, appetite, energy level, metabolism, weight, physique, sex drive, immune system and even behavior.
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Exercise vs. Bad Diet: To Burn Calories Isn’t Enough
A vast majority of people believe that as long as you burn calories you can have a bad diet. Lets take a look at the numbers, shall we?
Average doughnut: 192 – 550 calories
Time to work that off: 30 – 90 mins of moderate exercise
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Snow Day Workout:
Need a workout for the snow day today? Have no fear, this one will be sure to get you sweating even in the cold weather!
1. Military March ~ Swing your arms and march forward for 10 giant steps. Turn around and march back to your starting spot. Do this (back and forth) at least six times, packing the snow down as you go.
Trainer Tip: Focus on swinging your arms and lifting your knees high to maximize lower body toning and calorie burn.
2. Plank Walk ~ This move will use the path you’ve made. Stand tall and bend down at your waist, flexing your hips. Reach your (gloved!) hands to touch the ground and walk them forward until your body is parallel with the ground in a full pushup or “plank” position. Stay there for a beat and then walk back up. Reach your arms high and repeat the sequence five times.
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High Blood Pressure:
It is a common myth that if your family has high blood pressure, you will inevitably have high blood pressure. This is simply not true; while high blood pressure (hypertension) is a very serious matter, it can be easily controlled. Lets start by pointing out some of the dangers of hypertension.
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