Exercise Is Health podcast

Exercise Is Health

Muscle Activation Schaumburg

At Muscle Activation Schaumburg, we believe your health is your most valuable asset. Join hosts Charlie and Julie Cates as they discuss how to utilize exercise to help improve and maintain your health, as well as interviews with health and wellness experts from various fields including chiropractic, accupuncture, psychology, nutrition, and functional medicine. Both Charlie and Julie are certified personal trainers and Muscle Activation Techniques® practitioners in Schaumburg, IL.

100 Episodes

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    E199 - How To Get Past The Boredom of Lifting Weights

    28:46

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss an issue that many people who try to exercise consistently face -- boredom, especially when it comes to lifting weights. How can you get past the "Meh..." feeling of certain workouts if you still want to get the health benefits of doing them? If you have ever felt this way, listen up! There are some details in this week's episode you will not want to miss. Check it out! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E198 - How To Start If You Are Brand New To Exercise

    32:44

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie give their top tips for those who are just starting out or starting to get back into the swing of exercising again after an extended time off. What should you do when you first begin? How should you prioritize your workout time? What should you focus on to get the most sustainable results? Check out this week's episode for answers to all of these questions and more! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E197 - Is Walking Enough Aerobic Exercise For You?

    22:28

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss their unique perspective around a common topic that most of the mainstream fitness world has backwards. While many alleged experts tout walking as the "best" form of exercise, the truth is that walking leaves much to be desired from a health and function perspective. If you have ever wondered if walking by itself is enough aerobic exercise for you, listen up! This week's episode will speak directly to that question. Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E196 - Should you workout at home with videos or at a gym with classes?

    25:49

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a question that often comes up when people are trying to figure out how to get into the swing of working out consistently. If you have ever wondered what some of the pros and cons are between exercising at home versus at the gym, listen up! You are going to love this conversation as they dive into some things you probably have never thought of. Check out the details in this week's episode! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E195 - "If exercising is painful for me, how do I do it consistently?"

    31:06

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie answer a question that comes up with a lot of people - how do you get yourself to exercise consistently if it doesn't feel good for you? If you have ever felt like your body was not enjoying your workouts, this discussion is for you. Check out all of the details about what to do and why in this week's episode! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E194 - "Yeah, but I'm active all day..."

    32:14

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a phrase that is often thrown around when people don't find themselves not exercising as frequently as they know they should... "Yeah, but I'm active all day...". If you are moving all day, great! Keep it up! But it is not a substitute for your formal workouts, and Julie and Charlie explain why. Check out the details in this week's episode! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E193 - How Lifting Weights Can Make You More Flexible

    28:59

    This week on the Exercise Is Health Podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a common misconception in the mainstream fitness industry that says lifting weights and building muscle will reduce your flexibility. In fact, the exact opposite is true -- lifting weights can actually make you more flexible! But how you do it matters... Check out the details in this week's episode! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E192 - Can lifting weights grow your brain?

    30:29

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss a topic that can have profound implications for your overall health and quality of life. It is often cited that walking and other forms of aerobic exercise can improve the health of your brain, but what about lifting weights? Is there any evidence to show that resistance training can also contribute to brain growth? Check out this week's episode for the details! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E191 - Core Muscle Myths

    29:17

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie travel down the road of the one of the most sought-after areas in health and fitness - the core. There are some huge myths and misunderstandings about the core and what needs to be done to keep it safe, strong, and looking good. Julie and Charlie tackle these myths head-on to cut through the nonsense and give you a clear understanding of what you need to do to train your core in a  safe, effective, and sustainable manner. Check out the details in this week's episode! Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!
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    E190 - Why The 80:20 Rule Of Diet & Exercise Is BS

    22:29

    This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie take on one of the most common myths perpetuated by the mainstream fitness industry - that 80% of the results you get in the gym are from your diet and 20% are from your exercise. While what you eat can influence your health, to say that 80% of your results are due to diet is total BS. Check out this week's episode to learn why. Want to get a FREE copy of our new book, The Exercise For Life Method? Claim yours here! If you have ever felt like exercise isn’t for you or your body, if you know you should be exercising but aren’t sure how to get started, or if you have ever wanted to do more in life with a body that feels and functions great, then this book is for you. It is time to stop playing by the rules of mainstream fitness and time to start to Exercise For Life. Get your copy now!

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