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Tools Available To You:

Fitness Calculator

Use this to calculate your daily caloric intake needs depending on your personal fitness goals.  The Fitness Calculator will also show you your basal metabolic rate, your body mass index, and your target heart rate for exercise.

Figuring, "The Zone"
By Using Your (RHR)

Using the Karvonen formula to get a rough idea of what your maximum heart rate (MHH) should be during exercise and what your heart rate reserve (HRR) should be from your resting heart rate (RHR).

Cholesterol, Then Fats and Triglycerides

Learn about healthy fats and unhealthy fats and how you can harness the enormous positive affects of healthy fats on your cholesterol levels, energy levels, and over all well being. Triglycerides will also be covered here as well as the Classic Mediterranean Diet.

Health Screening

Learn how to assess Cardio Vascular and Respiratory health as well as critical risk stratification so that you can identify risks from exercise before it's too late.  Health screening and risk stratification is necessary before beginning any exercise or physical screening.  The majority of people with a cardio vascular illness do not realize they have it because they do not show any symptoms until it's too late.  FAR BETTER to recognize a cardio vascular problem before you begin an exercise program than to discover it during exercise; aggravating the previously unknown condition and possibly killing you.

Cardio Respiratory Health Calculator

Assessing cardio respiratory and vascular health before a conducting a physical exercise screening is crucial in order to spot possible risk factors before its too late.  This will help you spot problems before they occur so that you can safely construct an exercise program that will increase the quality of life rather than diminish it.

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Please note: the information given on my website is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or replace the advice of a healthcare professional.  Always consult with your physician before you begin any exercise program.  If you experience any pain or difficulty with exercise or diet, stop and consult your healthcare provider.  

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