Eric Beard , NASM Elite Trainer

Eric Beard , NASM Elite Trainer's Blog

  • Sleep to Live Well

    Ahhhh...sleep. We don't get enough these days and it effects us more than you may think. We can all think of a time when we have been a bit groggy and had trouble recalling a name, phone number or perhaps weren’t very crisp in our conversations. Sleep is a wonderful

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  • Good Vibrations

    Training on a vibration platforms, or often called Whole Body Vibration Training, has become more popular in fitness and rehabilitation environments over the last couple of years. It is said to have origins in ancient Greece but caught the scientific community’s

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  • Second Chances Make a Difference

    For the individual in this story, this may be way more than a second chance. I experienced strong emotions as I watched his story. It feels good to know that there can be redemption. That the power of the human spirit is alive. Maybe it just feels good to know that...Full Post
  • Live Longer, Live Better?

    Wellness, health and longevity are related but not necessarily one in the same. Living longer might be appealing to most of us, but the quality of our life is more important to me. Health is often thought of as absences of being sick but wellness is much more

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  • New Year's Resolutions

    Well it's that time of year again, time to make some changes. Here is a list of popular New Year's Resolutions.

    http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/New_Years_Resolutions.shtml

    It seems the same things come up every year. We humans are a predictable group. By

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  • The Blizzard of 2010

    After more shoveling than I care to remember over the last 12 hours I started thinking about those who might not be as fit as I am, having to shovel their way out of a blizzard like we just had here in Massachusetts. I remember hearing about the increased risks...Full Post
  • Diabetes Can Actually Shorten Your Life

    According to Bill Hedrick of Web MD News "Diabetes cuts about 8.5 years off the life span of the average 50-year-old compared to a 50-year-old without diabetes." This might seem like common sense when you think about it but to see an actual number like 8.5 years...Full Post