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From the Desk of Dr. Len

Is a 5 Minute Workout Good For You?

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
If you've been wondering why a 5 minute workout can help you get in shape? I recently did a podcast with Annie Jennings discussing how you can get a great workout in 5 Minutes with My WorkHorse...aka...the Portable Pull-up Bar. Click to listen to the Podcast (http://www.jenn ..

Why You Need Strength Training

Friday, June 27, 2014
After the age of 35 Everyone Loses about a half-a-pound of Lean Muscle a Year! You can easily lose 5 pounds of muscle going from 35-45. You may still fit into your same jeans, and weigh about the same - but your body composition has changed. You’re walking around wi ..

Are you Sleepy, Bloated or Energized After a Meal?

Friday, June 20, 2014
The only thing you should be feeling after a meal is ‘less’ hungry. If you are feeling energized, sleepy, bloated or gassy…your body is giving you a signal that something isn’t functioning properly. A quick clue to tell if you are struggling with hyp ..

Coffee or Sugar for Mid-afternoon Slump?

Monday, June 02, 2014
I was recently asked, which is better for getting through those mid afternoon slumps, coffee or sugar? I’ll explain later why your diet has more to do with the slump than anything, but if you were simply going on those two choices….I would recommend coffee over sug ..

Can't do pull ups - Try 'Inverted' pull ups

Thursday, May 08, 2014
(http://www.drlenlopez.com/workhorse) Pull-ups have long been considered the best body weight exercise for your back and biceps. Unfortunately about 85% of the population can’t do pull-ups. This is mainly because of the difficulty in doing pull-ups, as well as, the in ..

Good Health or Good Fitness

Monday, May 05, 2014
It would be nice to believe that if we are in good physical shape we must be in good health, right! Not necessarily. I have worked with many athletes who look to be in great shape, but when we begin to question them more specifically we learn that they aren’t in the best of health.  ..

Is It Better to Workout by Yourself?

Monday, April 07, 2014
One of the Biggest Workout Mistakes comes from working out with the wrong partner, specifically aerobic training! Think about it, if you train with someone who is - Older or Younger - Weighs More or Less - Is a Different Sex - Is in Better or Worse Physical Condition than  ..

Are Bent Knee Situps Good for Your Abs?

Thursday, April 03, 2014
Bent knee situps are so much better for you than leg raises, hanging leg raises and V-ups. Learn how and why you should definitely add this exercise to your workout routine, especially if you struggle with low back pain. Tight hip flexors are a huge cause of unexplained l ..

Pro's and Con's of High Intensity Burst Training

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
If you’ve been wondering if high intensity burst or interval training is right for you, here are a few things to think about. Time – it takes less time to get a good high intensity workout, anywhere between 5-20 minutes is all it takes. So there is no excus ..

DIY for Bloating, Gas and Indigestion

Tuesday, February 04, 2014
The other day i spoke about the need for hydrochloric acid (HCL) and that most people struggling with gas, bloating, indigestion, heartburn, reflux or any other basic digestive problem is a result of a lack of HCL and or digestive enzymes. I should have also mentioned a quick little test yo ..