Frustrated? Confused? Confrustrated?

More Exercise, More Obesity, Twice the Guidelines!

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More people than ever are obese. More people than ever are meeting government guidelines for exercise, and the government guidelines for physical activity just doubled from what they used to be.  Confused? Frustrated? Confrustrated? When I read stories about health, fitness, and obesity in the media, I understand why many people throw their hands up […]

Post-Funtensity Glow

Successes that Surprise You

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What often gets you the most excited about fitness is when you find yourself doing something you didn’t set as a goal and weren’t sure was even possible.  When you get fitter it happens broadly, making so many little things better that it is impossible to predict what they will be.  We have our stated […]

Partner medicine ball exercise from Funtensity at Telluride WOW 2018

All Exercise is Not Created Equal

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This is fascinating. What’s the best type of exercise? The answer depends on your goals.  If the focus is longevity, then a recent study presents some fascinating findings. There are significant differences in longevity based on the type of exercise you do.The total amount of time spent exercising is not as important as we think. […]

Ignite Talk – Get a Crush on Exercise

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When you only have 5 minutes, time really flies if you’re having fun. As a kid when you were playing or doing something so fun your entire soul, body, and mind are into it and your parents tell you it’s time to stop, you’d often beg for “five more minutes.”  But what if you only […]

Baby's face that appears to be drunk

Lose Some Snooze; Feel Like You’ve Boozed

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“You snooze you lose” has never made much sense to me.  There are few feelings better than the feeling of being well-rested.  If you’ve ever had a few days of not getting enough sleep and then you get enough, it can feel like a performance-enhancing drug. Sleep Deprived or Drunk? As little as 17 hours […]

Throwing the Funtensity Rubber Chicken with your feet into the bucket scores you points.

Exercise Breakdown: Chicken Bucket

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Time to look inside a Funtensity exercise and see just what makes it so fun and intense to do while providing a bonus boost of brain benefit. For this exercise, we use the Funtensity Rubber Chicken, a bucket (or two different size buckets) and a cone. Here’s a video that illustrates the exercise: How to […]

Pond Hockey Pose

Fortune Favors the Cold

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Sometimes several things align to present you with an opportunity too good to pass up.  I am talking, obviously, about pond hockey. The Funtensity way of fitness and life is based on physical activity featuring reactivity, coordination, interactivity, and friendly competition.  Another key concept is to choose forms of physical activity that you are so […]

Twister Game Board

24 Dots of Fitness

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Using familiar things to bring people together and challenge both brain and body in enjoyable ways is what Funtensity is all about – and you probably already have this in your game closet.

Would you put a Peloton bike in front of your sofa?

They Won’t Work.

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Trendy at-home fitness equipment like The Mirror, Peleton, and Hydrow are terrific fitness options but won’t do much to change the numbers on obesity. Here’s why.