Why Fad Diets Do Not Work

Are you tempted by the latest fad diets? You are not alone. At any given time, two-thirds of all Americans are on a diet to lose weight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With so many people struggling to shed pounds, it is no wonder fad diets are popular. Anything that promises […]

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Upgrade Your Warm-up

You might be tempted to skip the warm up when you work out. After all, you only have so much time to exercise—“Let’s just get on with it already! I’m in a hurry!” But warming up is a critical component of your fitness routine, and skipping it could have unpleasant and even dangerous results—such as […]

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Understanding Hormone Imbalance

Do you know what your pituitary gland, thyroid, thymus, adrenal glands and pancreas have in common?  They are all endocrine glands, and their jobs are to make hormones. Hormones are chemicals that deliver messages throughout your entire body via the bloodstream.  These messages are delivered to your tissues and organs, but they are very specific:  only […]

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Preventing Impulse Eating

It’s happened to all of us.  You know the feeling – you are away from home running errands, or you are out late because you had to stay at work longer.  And you realize that you are hungry.  Not just a little hungry though.  You haven’t eaten for hours, your head is starting to throb, […]

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Keep Going When The Going Gets Tough

How to keep going when the going gets tough. Maintaining weight loss motivation. Having problems sticking with your weight loss plan? You are not alone. Most people: set goals that are too vague utilize poor strategies have no positive support system lack the proper education to reach and sustain the goals they wish for themselves […]

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US Physical Activity Guidelines

The US department of health and human services issues the physical activity guidelines for Americans. The purpose of the guidelines is to provide guidance on the importance of being physically active in order to enhance overall wellness. Findings and Research Physical activity reduced the risk of many adverse health outcomes. Health outcomes are enhanced with movement […]

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The Evolution of Mobility Training

Traditionally mobility training has been linked to our bodies ability to move, and thus linked to an individuals physical and biological capacities with very little thought to the cognitive sciences. The DHF Team aligns with the principles of Applied Functional Science* with an understanding that the physical, biological, and cognitive sciences need to be integrated to […]

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More Than Just Lifting Weights

Traditionally, when someone discusses strength images of Arnold Schwarzenegger, 300 pound bench presses, and big biceps immediately come to mind. Although those images are reflective of strength, they are also limiting the importance of strength and those who choose to participate.

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