Archives For Chris Gogolewski

Endurance for Life

Chris Gogolewski —  March 14, 2013

Endurance for LifeRemember the days of playing in the sand at beaches and water fronts?  Do you also remember when the waves came and washed it all away; oh the frustration!  What about playing with building blocks, only to watch them topple over when our tower was too high? Sure sometimes we knocked them down just for fun, but when we wanted our tower to last, oh the agony!  I remember playing with my son, building an awesome fort for the two of us; hanging blankets over chairs, leaning couch cushions against sides of the fort walls and even trying to fashion a window for watching TV.  Then just when it was ready for the first entry, BAM, everything came crashing down in a heap of blankets and cushions. Continue Reading…

How to Build Your Capacity

Chris Gogolewski —  February 27, 2013

How to Build Your CapacityHow much can you hold?  Your physical capacity can be tested very easily by a show of strength.  Can you hold a can of pop straight out in front of you for more than 30 seconds?  Of course you can!  How about a 12 lb sledgehammer?  That might take some training and exercise.  It’s the same with taking on all that life throws at us, and being ready to deliver the knock out punch. Continue Reading…

healthy heart

We all know that our heart receives physical benefits from exercise; but do we know what those benefits are? Through exercise, you can improve your cholesterol and fat levels, reduce inflammation in the arteries, help with weight loss and keep blood vessels flexible and open, reducing risk of heart attack and plaque in the arteries. Basically extending your life! Continue Reading…