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Why Your Workout Isn't Working

I exercise daily. While I exercise I often sneak peeks at others, assessing their efforts. On the one hand, it’s great that people are in the gym, working out. On the other hand, these members can typically stop coming because the payoff is disappoin...

[Infographic] How to Ace Your Race

There’s no question that more and more people are taking on the challenge of running long-distance races. In 2011, more than 1.6 million people finished distance races in America, about a 75 percent increase from 2000. Here’s how you can join the cro...

(INFOGRAPHIC) A Productive Day: Synchronizing Your Natural Time Clock - Diet & Exercise

(INFOGRAPHIC) A Productive Day: Synchronizing Your Natural Time Clock

Chances are your day doesn’t revolve around your body’s natural time clock – your circadian rhythms. In fact, a lot of times our daily routine turns out to be opposite of what our bodies and minds are wired to do. Unfortunately, disruptions in those ...

The Insanity "Fast and Furious" Workout: A HealthCentral Review

“My goal isn’t to kill you; it’s for you to kill yourself.” – Shaun T Infomercials could be the death of me. Everything looks absolutely amazing. It doesn’t matter if it’s RonCo’s Showtime Rotisserie Oven (“Set it and forget it”) or some other gadget ...

Are you hydrated enough?

Or, on the contrary - are you too hydrated? It’s possible.

Does Yoga Provide Enough of a Cardio Workout?

While, doing my research for this blog I have come across many heated debates on this topic. Since more and more people are practicing and enjoying yoga as their sole source of exercise, they wonder if yoga is enough to keep them fit. They wonder if ...

Test Your Fitness IQ

The knowledge and you have about exercise can determine your fitness success. Take our quiz to find out what you know.

Physical Fitness Test - Figuring How Fit You Really Are.

A recent article in the health section of the Washington Post by Howard Schneider titled “Figuring Out How Fit You Really Are” has been generating some buzz. I gave some tips for the column. You can click here to read the Post column Here is a little ...

The Beauty of Cross Training

One of the most common problems patients have this time of year is exercise related injury. Recently, one patient, Ann R., as a New Years’ resolution, vowed to go running at least three times per week to help lose weight. The training was going quite ...

Should I Do a Different Workout Each Day?

Question: Is it bad to do the same workout every day? Dr. Tsai: First of all, you are to be commended if you are doing a workout every day. It is not necessarily bad to do the same thing daily. However, varying your exercise regimen has several advan...