It is HOT outside! Time to Drink More Water On and Off the Trails.

Most of us are experiencing a heat wave this summer, it’s important to keep drinking water. Inadequate hydration can have a profound affect on our physical and mental condition, especially during the summer. And despite the proliferation of water bottles, canteens, Nalgenes, and hydration packs, many of us aren’t …

Exercise Alone May Not Help You Lose Weight

When we want to lose weight, conventional wisdom dictates that we exercise. However, a recent study with male mice may prove otherwise.

Study: Exercise vs. No Exercise

Researchers at Vanderbilt University conducted a study that monitored mouse behavior and their energy intake and expenditure. The study locked mice running wheels (no …

Exercise May Make Your Memory Stronger Through Life’s Ups and Downs

It’s no secret that exercise is good for us. Studies have shown that exercise can improve our memory by strengthening the connections between neurons, called synapses. But there’s been a recent study in Brigham Young University, that looks at the affects of exercise like never before.

Stress and Its Impact on …

rise is on the RISE!

I founded RISE to help patients achieve their performance potential in fitness and life with the most personalized treatment experience available.  I am excited to announce that RISE is evolving and expanding so I can continue  my commitment to restore your body and your life.

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Lift Weights and Live Longer

The correlation between lifting weights and living longer isn’t quite that simple, but the research is fairly convincing.

Two Studies Why Strength = A Longer Life

In fact, a study looked at the muscle mass and muscle strength of 4,440 adults aged 50 and above between 1999-2002. Later, in 2011, …

My Favorite Fitness Advice in 2017

I’m so proud of the fact that I’ve got a blog to share fitness, nutrition and exercise advice to help you maintain a happy and healthy life. The blog covered a lot of ground and I thought I’d use the last post of 2017 to reflect on the tips …