Category Archives: Exercise

July 28, 2012

Tabata Intervals- High Intensity Interval Training At Its Best

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Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. In 1996, Dr. Izumi Tabata published a study in the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise that demonstrated that significant aerobic and anaerobic gains could be made with a specific prescription of high-intensity … Continue reading

July 18, 2012

Plateaus After Weight Loss Surgery

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  Author: J. Taylor Weight-loss plateaus  – they are inevitable.  I just happen to have set up camp on one for the past several months. I lost 70 pounds after my bariatric sleeve surgery two years ago; but I plateaued … Continue reading

June 12, 2012

Exercise Is NOT Punishment

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Author: S. DeKeyser James I had gastric bypass surgery on August 16, 2011 and that started my journey to getting my life back. From the moment, I woke up from anesthesia I had fixed in my mind that I was … Continue reading

June 7, 2012

Post Exercise Oxygen Consumption

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author- S. Bledsoe, M.D. “But I’ve got such a slow metabolism!”  I can’t even count the number of times that I’ve heard a patient complain that God had cursed them with a body that wouldn’t burn calories.  Often, this was … Continue reading

May 21, 2012

In Pursuit of More Efficient Exercise

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
 –       Michael Altshuler   Everybody strives to get more done during their day- more work, more socialization, more leisure, more sleep.  One of … Continue reading

May 14, 2012

From the Mailbox to the 5K

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor I tend to be my worst critic.  I’m usually focused on reaching the next goal, without ever taking time to appreciate (or give myself credit for) what I’ve already accomplished. If that focus is channeled in the … Continue reading

May 11, 2012

Crossfit- An Introduction

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. OK, I admit.  I was bored with working out.  I would go to the gym several times a week.  I would hop on a treadmill for a while, lift weights, stretch a little, and feel somewhat … Continue reading

May 5, 2012

Music…Good for the Soul & Good for the Workout

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor If you love to exercise, sweat, and push your body to the limit…………         WAKE UP, YOU’RE DREAMING!!!!  There are those who actually do enjoy exercise and pushing their body.  But, if you are a follower of my … Continue reading

May 3, 2012

Body Wrecking

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Let me be clear up front.  I do not “do” yoga.  I have never taken a class.  My limited experience comes from other exercise systems incorporating yoga poses into the workouts.   I do, however, know … Continue reading

April 24, 2012

Why Should I Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery?

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Do you have an overwhelming amount of weight to lose?  Have you tried to control your diet but continue to fail?  Have you considered surgery as a “magic pill” to make the fat disappear?  Two years ago, … Continue reading

 
 
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