Eposode 11: Recorded February 5th. Neal and Cristin share their favorite goofy movies, which naturally leads into a conversation about exercise intensity. Happy American Heart Month! For further insight into this week's Wellchat, check out this clip. The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for a … Continue reading Wellchat Episode 11: These Go to Eleven
...measuring our heart rate is an excellent tool for measuring exercise intensity. Simply put, your heart rate doesn't lie. Last week we kicked off American Heart Month by sharing some fun-facts about your heart and also talked about simple ways to measure exercise intensity. In this post, we're going to dive a bit deeper into … Continue reading Doing Work (HR)
February is American Heart Month, and so we're focusing on your heart through many of our writings and online challenges this month. Today I wanted to write about exercise intensity, in conjunction with our Feel the Beat challenge offered through our MUS Wellness Incentive Program. The American Heart Association's most recent exercise guidelines are a little more specific … Continue reading Feel the Beat
I wrote a few weeks ago about intensity (That's Intense!) and I promised to return to the subject, specifically with some more guidance on using heart rate and perceived exertion for training. That is still going to happen, but today I got side-tracked with a story about exercise intensity instead. Everyone loves a good story, so enjoy. When I … Continue reading The Overload Principle
Before delving into the details (because I love talking about this stuff and I tend to talk too much), I would like to sum up this post in one sentence: If you want to raise your results, raise your intensity. When we exercise, there are many things that we can control. We call these things … Continue reading That’s Intense!