Strength Training in Recovery

A strength-training program is recommended in recovery. Just like we used to have corded then cordless phones, flip phones and now smartphones, the new generation of young adults are flocking to gyms, knowing how much stronger they become, feeling great and having so much fun with the freedom and control of their new body image, […]

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Osteoporosis Quiz

Statement by the American Associations of Orthopedic Surgeons In the United States alone, 10 million people have osteoporosis, and 18 million more are at risk of developing the disease. Another 34 million Americans are at risk of osteopenia, or low bone mass, which can lead to fractures and other complications. There is a 16% chance […]

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Osteoporosis

STRESS AND DEPRESSION CONTRIBUTE TO OSTEOPOROSIS Osteoporosis is called a “silent killer” or “the silent thief” because there are generally no symptoms or pain. The first time you know about it is when a bone snaps unexpectedly.   Osteoporosis means “porous bones” and it is a condition where the skeleton becomes very fragile and the bones […]

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Strength Training vs. yoga or aerobics

STRENGTH TRAINING vs. YOGA or AEROBICS Today we will discuss the difference between strength training,  yoga, and aerobics, what is the difference, what to expect from each one and why you need to do strength training even if you are very active in yoga and aerobic activities. Without getting too scientific, what you need to […]

what is Feminine Body Design

What is Feminine Body Design strength training system

Feminine Body Design is a proven and tested strength training educational coaching system designed for women specifically, that provides sustainable results in achieving their true potential and a pain free life by reconstructing the body from the inside out long term.  FEMININE BODY DESIGN  TRAINING PRINCIPLES This is an evolutionary approach to stress management that […]

personal trainer vs. body design formula

Personal trainer vs. Body Design Formula

What is the difference between hiring a personal trainer and working-out on the Body Design Formula or Feminine Body Design system by Dr. Fitness USA? Much like other professions with specific specializations, such as a doctor could be a general M.D.with a family practice, a gynecologist or a dermatologist etc… Or another example would be […]

Weight loss quiz

Weight Loss Quiz

The fastest way to permanent weight loss is adopting and living by healthy principles, once and for all. If you understand why and how it works, it will become easy. This is the way of the wise that will provide you with lasting, sustainable results and the vibrant health, unshakable self confidence and the body […]

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Body Composition Through The Ages

What Is Body Composition Body composition is the term used to describe the different components that, when taken together, make up a person’s body weight. The human body is made up of lean tissue (muscles and organs), bones, and water that are metabolically active, and fat tissue that is not. The ideal weight and fat-lean […]

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Weight Loss Quiz

Do you want to lose weight? Do you want to look and feel 15 years younger? Do you want to be stronger, healthier and more confident? To lose weight now, start by taking  the Dr. Fitness USA’s weight loss quiz  and find out how knowledgeable you are about your fitness. Education is key to success. […]

Teens addiction

Strength training: A revolutionary tool for teens addiction Is your teenager depressed? Having trouble in his/her relationships, lonely and not knowing which way to turn? Then, you must read this. Did you know that the epidemic of drug abuse in teens is seen as the number one public health problem in the United States, according […]

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STOP THE PAIN

SECRETS TO AN AGELESS SPINE Are you doomed to suffer from back pain for the rest of your life? That is what I believed!
 In the early eighties, I was involved in a series of car accidents, which left me with chronic back pain for over two decades. Over the years, I have tried everything […]

Do It Yourself

Are you a “Do it Yourself”? I ran into a business acquaintance at the gym, the other day. This is a gentleman like others, who has no time and above all who thinks that he is in shape because he runs and does lots of aerobics and walking. But that is another topic, which I […]

No Time for fitness? Problem Solved!

No time for fitness? Problem solved! With Dr. Fitness USA system you’ll reconstruct your body from the inside out. The strength will stay with you. HERE IS A MESSAGE FROM DR. FITNESS USA Part 2 of 2| Dr. Fitness USA speaks Transcribed by Batista Gremaud “Hi, I am Dr. Fitness USA and today I am […]

Andropause: Sustainable Fitness For The Working Man

Andropause Sustainable Fitness For The Working Man Part 1 of 2 The Bedroom Body You Desire and Deserve By Batista Gremaud By Batista Gremaud Does male Andropause (male version of menopause), cause testosterone levels to decrease with age? Research tells us that men tend to develop male Andropause more gradually than their female counterpart, which […]

Avocados are good for you

The many great benefits of avocados Helps build muscles by producing testosterone, the main trigger in muscle growth Avocados help fight inflammation in the body, particularly with arthritis Adding avocados to your salads enhances the absorption of lycopene and beta-carotene, 2 key antioxidants. Avocados promote Heart health Blood sugar regulation Anti-cancer benefits Eye health Lowers […]

Why Women Shouldn’t Train Like Men: No Time

Why Women Shouldn’t Train Like Men: Sustainable Fitness For The Working Women Part 3 of 3: No Time NO TIME: The ultimate blind spot The information covered in this segment is crucial but difficult to understand, especially for women entrepreneurs who have many responsibilities, deadlines and have to juggle family and business obligations. Because a […]

Why Women Shouldn’t Train Like Men: Working out like a male

Why Women Shouldn’t Train Like Men Sustainable Fitness For The Working Woman By Batista Gremaud Part 2 of 3  Working out like a male The Women’s Brain: Women have a larger passage between the left and right brain, which allows them to think and feel simultaneously, unlike men, (unless he is left handed). A man […]

Why Women Shouldn’t Train Like Man: Workout Choice

Why Women Shouldn’t Train Like Man: Sustainable Fitness For the Working Woman Sustainable Fitness For The Working Woman By Batista Gremaud Part 1 of 3: Workout choices If you are a successful business woman who is trying to get in shape but are not getting the expected results for your efforts, have incurred some type […]

Fortifying Your Strength Relapse: Pain

Fortifying Your Strength Relapse: Pain By Batista Gremaud Part 3 of 3:  Stop The Pain While there are many triggers that push the addict to relapse, such as relationships and stress for example, pain, physical and / or emotional, is certainly not to be underestimated. So, is there hope for a pain free life? To […]

Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse: Stress

Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse by Batista Gremaud Part 2 of 3: Stress In part one of this series, we looked at the relapse process and one of its triggers, which is relationships. Today, we’ll look at a second offender to watch out for in recovery: stress. Stress: The relationship between stress and addictions has […]

Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse: Relationships

Fortifying Your Strength Against Relapse by Batista Gremaud Part 1 of 3: Relationships Relapse in recovery is common. It happens in stages, often beginning with unresolved issues that lead to uncontrollable negative emotions such as anger, anxiety, fear, and resentments. Temptations often emerge out of nowhere. Unforeseen pressures, psychological and circumstantial, may build progressively and […]

women's strength training form and technique

Women’s strength training form and technique

Form and technique matters in women’s strength training Women’s strength training is getting more popular as research continuously praises the benefits of strength training for women’s health. But form and technique does matter. Learn safely with Dr. Fitness USA’s proven Body Design Formula system. The other day, I was at the gym training on my […]

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WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS

WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS Hit and miss, or calculated weight ratio? The other day at the gym, I was training next to this big guy, in the D.B. rack area. This young man was doing D.B. chest press with 55lbs, and then he was following it up with chest flys at 20lbs. To my trained eyes, […]

Intuition and strength training

INTUITION AND STRENGTH TRAINING Is your training routine based on intuition? Today I ran into someone at the gym, a slim beautiful lady I’ve known for a while now. A few years ago, I spoke to her about the benefits of strength training; she really didn’t think much of it, as she was a Yoga […]

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Cardio Or Strength Training For Weight Loss

Does cardio burn more calories than strength training? With the holidays upon us, I see many people posting pictures of aerobic activities with comments on burning extra calories from their Holiday meals. So which is it? Cardio or Strength Training for weight loss? Contrary to a long held belief, strength training is, as studies have […]

benefits of strength training for women's health

Benefits Of Strength Training For Women

For women’s health and fitness: strength training is far superior “Oh no, strength training is not for me, I only exercise for my health!” I was talking to a friend of mine recently, a health coach, about one of my favorite topics, which is women’s health.  I was telling her about all the wonderful benefits […]

Myths and Tips to Exercise Recovery

Myths and Tips to Exercise Recovery You probably already know that alcohol and drug abuse changes brain chemistry overtime, which affects judgment, memory, emotional states and perception and that these side effects last long after the individual has stopped using the above substances. Although people tend to think of exercise as just good for the […]

Eat Kosher

SO YOU EAT MEAT! Ok, you eat meat! Your spiritual friends are looking at you with the lifted eyebrow! Somewhere inside you actually feel guilty. You know that it would probably be better for you if you went vegan or, at the very least vegetarian, but you can’t quite get yourself to make that jump. […]

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Muscle Loss Syndrome

Muscle loss syndrome start as early as 30 years old Here are 11 reasons why you absolutely need to engage in muscle building activities: 1. We lose an average of 10% muscle mass per decade after age 30 2. Muscles hold the spine and the body together, allowing you to perform daily tasks, such as […]

Sleep is important!

GET YOUR SLEEP IN Do you know that in order to achieve maximum health, you need 7 to 9 hours sleep every night? Some of the health issues associated with sleep deprivation are cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, and diabetes, just to name a few. Some statistics show that 90% of people suffering from insomnia […]

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cardiovascular heath improves with strength training?

HEART HEALTH: STRENGTH TRAINING OR AEROBIC? Properly applied, strength training improves heart health while simultaneously engaging the muscular system. Aerobic activities that increase heart rate and make us breathe harder such as walking, biking, and jogging are traditionally recommended for heart health. Studies show that strength training doesn’t just build strong muscles and bones, but […]

Brain-Muscle Therapy for Recovery and Stress Control

Brain-Muscle Therapy ™ Revolution in Addiction Recovery and Stress Control We all know the importance of exercise for general well being, and to prevent illnesses or aging prematurely. It has being scientifically proven that physical fitness results in lower mortality rate, helps in the prevention of diseases such as cancer, osteoporosis, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and […]

Breathing fresh air

Breathing fresh air today and skipping the treadmill will do you good If you are like most people nowadays, you are not breathing fresh air, as you are probably spending most of your time indoor, unless of course your job requires you to be outside in nature, such as a park ranger, a lifeguard, or […]

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Side raises: Ergonomic tips

Side raises tips to avoid painSIDE RAISES GIVE YOU A NICE CAP ON THE SIDE OF YOUR SHOULDER This immediately gives you a self-confident look. However many people experience pain when doing side raises. This is mainly caused by overuse injuries to the rotor cuff area. Side raises done properly will not only enhance your […]

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Have you ever tried to get in shape?

Have you ever wondered why it seems so difficult to get in shape? Here is a little story for you. Enjoy! Evolution of the Fitness Neophyte Act 1: The decision to get in shape. 
”That does it! I’m going to get in shape and work out on a regular basis!” We take action… Act 2: […]

Leg press tips to increase strength

Leg press ergonomic tipsLeg press done according to the Dr. Fitness USA protocol will increase your strength dramatically. Here are 12 tips to improve your leg press technique:  Keep your heels low on the area of the board On a Hammer or Life Fitness leg press, keep your feet straight and parallel to your hips […]