Category Archives: Johanna’s Blog

What is Metabolic Typing?

Metabolic Typing is the system that identifies an individual’s genetically-based nutrition and diet requirements.  There is not one diet that is right for everyone, therefore to achieve optimal health, you must determine what is right for you.  You can get … Continue reading

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GLUTATHIONE – Where Can I Get This Powerful Antioxidant?

When it comes to this outstanding antioxidant, glutathione, there’s both good news and not-so-good news. The good news is that our bodies produce glutathione. The downside, however, is that our standard American diet, stress, toxins, the normal aging process and … Continue reading

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Chia Seeds – So small yet so potent!

Chia seeds come from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family. The reason I mention the scientific name, Salvia hispanica L, is so you know what to look for when reading ingredient labels. Remember to always … Continue reading

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Shoulder Bridge with Abdominal Contractions

Difficulty Level:  Intermediate Muscle Groups:  Hips, Glutes, Legs, Abdominals, Quadriceps, Rhomboids, and Hamstrings Benefits: 1) Strengthens glutes (buttocks) and abs (stomach) action on the pelvis 2) Activates glutes and abdominals as the hip extends 3) Emphasizes glute activity instead of … Continue reading

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My Fit Life – Nutrient Density

I can recreate my body in a year! WOW!  I’m an engineer! To live in a strong house that is going to withstand earthquakes, harsh weather, strong winds, etc. I want it to be made of the best materials. That … Continue reading

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How to Make Exercise Work for You – Part II

GET EXCITED ABOUT YOUR GOALS! Once you’ve set your goal, you need to make achieving it fun. If you do anything repetitively without variety, it gets old very quickly. That’s the sticking point for lots of people, especially if you … Continue reading

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How to Make Exercise Work for You – Part I

Ask anyone you meet in the street or at work if they believe that exercise is good for them and you’re likely to get the intelligent answer, “Of course!” Why? Because we all intuitively know that exercise is good for … Continue reading

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WHAT DO I DO IF MY SHOULDERS ARE TRASHED AND I STILL WANT TO BENCH PRESS?

If you have painful shoulders when bench pressing you may not need to stop. To safely return to bench pressing, follow these guidelines: Spend 4-8 weeks performing a rotator cuff conditioning program. For more information on rotator cuff training I … Continue reading

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How to Perform Peak 8 Exercises

Ever been short on time to do your hour of cardio? Well, here is your solution. Try doing Peak 8 Exercises, saves you time, saves your knees and works your heart anaerobically as well as aerobically. How to Perform Peak … Continue reading

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How to Find a Gym

Working out is great for your mind, body and soul.  Finding a gym is a big part of helping you stay motivated and continually exercise. Visit gyms in your area.  Evaluate them based on your goals and what is important … Continue reading

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