Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Battling for the Soul of Medicine: The Critical Role of Direct Primary Care (DPC)

Direct Primary Care (DPC) stands as a beacon of hope amidst the complexities of modern healthcare. It presents a compelling alternative to the prevailing fee-for-service model, which burdens doctors with excessive administrative tasks, sapping their time and energy.

Direct primary care - Comprehensive, personalized - Healthcare at its best DPC haiku written by Kim Ha Wadsworth, DO
DPC haiku written by Dr. Kim

Friday, February 2, 2024

Unleashing the Power of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for Weight Loss

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has gained immense popularity in the fitness world for its efficiency in burning fat and promoting weight loss. This revolutionary workout method involves short bursts of intense exercise alternated with periods of rest or lower-intensity activity.

HIIT cycling

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

The Sleep-Weight Loss Link: Unveiling the Hormonal Harmony

In the quest for weight loss, we often focus on diet and exercise, but there's a crucial player we sometimes overlook – sleep. Reflecting on last week's minimal weight loss despite my efforts, I explored the profound connection between sleep and weight management.

Picture of scale with the LED words showing SLEEP

Friday, January 5, 2024

Fat Burn vs Cardio Zone

Understanding the Fat Burn Zone vs. Cardio Zone: Maximizing Your Workout

When it comes to exercise, optimizing your heart rate is key to achieving specific fitness goals. Two commonly discussed zones during workouts are the fat burn zone and the cardio zone, each catering to different objectives. Understanding these zones, along with the concept of maximum heart rate, can greatly influence the effectiveness of your fitness routine.

fat burn zone vs. cardio zone

Monday, January 1, 2024

Training Day 1

A slow and steady start to my training for two races this year!

Happy New Year - Day 1 training

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