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Dr. Phil Shares: 7 Exercises To Avoid

The next time you go to the gym, take a look around: you’ll probably see all kinds of exercises, some good and some not-so-good. The unfortunate truth is that not all exercises are created equal. Some are incredibly effective at building muscle and melting fat; others are ineffective and can even do more harm than […]

| February 27th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares:5 Science-Backed Solutions For a Healthy Lifestyle

  If you feel overwhelmed trying to build a healthier life for yourself, stop stressing. You can perform the simplest tasks and still create a more active, flourishing life. Plus, executing such small activities can put you on a path toward accomplishing your larger health and fitness goals. If you struggle with any of these […]

| February 18th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: 5 Rules For Better Planks and a Stronger Core

  Planks are one of the hardest exercises to get right. Yet, most of us incorporate planks into our workouts, whether it’s running, lifting or doing bootcamp. What many of us don’t realize is we’re planking all wrong. “Planking is the gold standard exercise for core strength and stability,” explains Shana Verstegen, fitness director at Supreme Health […]

| February 18th 2019

Dr Phil Shares: The Best Exercises You Can’t Do Wrong

No matter what exercise you do, it’s important to use great technique at all times. Period. You might be able to get away with sloppy form for a little bit, but eventually, it’ll catch up with you. That’s why it’s so valuable to have someone by your side, making sure you’re in the correct position […]

| February 12th 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: Prevent Winter Slip Ups!

Stay Standing This Winter! Falling on ice can leave you red-faced with embarrassment, or far more seriously, hurt badly from taking a knee to the ice or falling awkwardly on icy snow. Slippery sidewalks, driveways and icy parking lots can be risk factors for falls in winter. Avoid a bad fall with these top tips! […]

| January 22nd 2019

Dr. Phil Shares: Staying Keto over the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for those following a diet, the holidays may stir up stress and anxiety around food. The ketogenic diet is not the most “social” diet, but there are ways to stick to it, even in the most daunting of times, such as holiday celebrations. If you can’t […]

| December 22nd 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: Insulin Resistance Causes and Symptoms

One in three North Americans—including half of those age 60 and older— have a silent blood sugar problem known as insulin resistance. Insulin resistance increases the risk for prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and a host of other serious health problems, including heart attacks, strokes and cancer. What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin resistance is when cells in […]

| December 18th 2018