Heading Off Osteoarthritis

April 17, 2014

Nearly all of us will come down with osteoarthritis at some point in our lives. That's why a good prevention strategy is key!

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Fitness Pays Off!

April 10, 2014

It's spring and many of us are striving for our personal peak in physical fitness. Whether we want to look better, to feel better, or to fulfill a personal goal, the fact is, exercise effects a lot more than our waistlines!

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Featured on YouTube: A Man's Journey Out of a Wheelchair

April 10, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter Nielsen introduces John Wiseman who wants to get his life back and has begun a journey to get out of his wheelchair, we are rooting for you John.

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Featured on YouTube: Starting Your Workout Program

April 03, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter gives some important pointers about starting a new fitness program. Make no excuses ... begin your fitness journey this week!

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Featured on YouTube: Plyometrics Training

March 27, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter is joins with former Detroit Piston Bad Boy James Edwards to the health benefits of plyometrics training for basketball!

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Upper Body Strength

March 27, 2014

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Featured on YouTube: Cardio Boxing with Kara Ro

March 13, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter Nielsen and former WIBA Light Weight Champion Kara Ro share the benefits of cardio boxing.

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Brain Power

March 06, 2014

We know that exercise makes us feel better and 'clears the mind' and recent studies have pointed out the benefits of exercise on mental stresses and work. Now, new research shows not only does obesity harm the brain, exercise may actually reverse those negative effects!

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

March 06, 2014

Some studies estimate that as many as 50% of eating disorder sufferers have experienced some type of physical or sexual abuse.

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Weight Gain and Cancer Risk

March 06, 2014

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

February 20, 2014

This Week on Peter's Principles TV, Peter focuses on the health needs of women throughout their lives -- exercise and nutrition. In this important show, Peter discusses the three stages of a women's life and the specific challenges and physical needs women face during these pivotal times.

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Featured on YouTube: Super Set Tricep Exercises

February 20, 2014

Peter shares information on super setting exercises for your triceps and why they're effective for toning and strengthening the back part of your arm!

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Featured on YouTube: Water Fitness for Arthritis or Injuries

February 13, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter demonstrates the benefits of water fitness for people who are overweight or recovering from surgery or an injury.

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Kickboxing

February 13, 2014

Looking for a way to improve your aerobic workout? You might want to kickbox your way to better health!

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Last Week to Enter!

February 06, 2014

It's the final week to enter the new online Shape Up with Peter Nielsen & Dunham’s contest for a chance to win one of three great fitness packages! Three winners will each receive:

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Featured on YouTube: Three Great Chest Exercise You Can Do Anywhere!

February 06, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter works with one of the biggest winners from Peter's Principles on three great chest exercises you can do right now!

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

January 30, 2014

Cardiovascular exercise increases the work of the heart and lungs, it's great for the heart and burning calories.

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Featured on YouTube: A Workout for the Extremely Overweight

January 30, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter shares a great workout for extremely overweight individuals.

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Long-Term Benefits of Working Out

January 30, 2014

Many of us work out to attain specific short-term goals ... a smaller waist, great abs, overcoming a health issue. The fact is, if there is any such thing as a fountain of youth, it can probably be found at the gym.

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Featured on YouTube: With Hope All Things Are Possible ...

January 23, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter discusses how exercise can help bring hope into your life.

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This Week on Peter Nielsen

January 16, 2014

A personal trainer can help you reach specific goals, whether it’s losing weight, gaining weight or meeting other fitness targets.

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Shape Up! with Peter Nielsen and Dunham's

January 16, 2014

Beginning this Friday, January 17, you can enter the new online Shape Up with Peter Nielsen & Dunham’s contest for a chance to win a great fitness packages! Three winners will each receive:

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Featured on YouTube: Three Great Ab Exercises

January 16, 2014

In this week's featured video, Pet explains and demonstrates three great ab exercises to add to your workout!

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Reduce Your Diabetes Risk!

January 16, 2014

Concerned about diabetes? A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine offers a real-life solution!

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

January 09, 2014

The holiday season is over, and many of us are wondering how to get back on track with a good diet and exercise lifestyle.

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Featured on YouTube: The Health Benefits of Jumping Rope

January 09, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter discusses and demonstrates the health benefits of jumping rope.

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The Lowdown on Coffee Consumption

January 09, 2014

Most of us can drink a couple cups of coffee a day with no problems! The caffeine that is found in beverages like coffee and tea is a mild psycho-active substance that stimulates the nervous system. It can also boost the effects of some pain relievers and is added to some drugs.

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Starting the New Year Right!

January 02, 2014

Whatever your New Years resolutions, there are small additions to your lifestyle that will pay big dividends to your overall health and help you attain your health goals for 2014. They're simple, easy ways to help you start off on the right foot.

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

January 02, 2014

The new year is accompanied by the desire to start a new and better way of living and to start making healthier choices. We start off motivated and disciplined, but often something happens….we lose our momentum when it comes to our new goals and and become disheartened.

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Featured YouTube Video: Super Setting for Women's Fitness

January 02, 2014

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter focuses on super setting -- what it is and why it's great for women who need to get into shape!

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

December 26, 2013

Next Tuesday ushers in a new year. As we look forward to the new year, we resolve to live a healthier life or reach new plateaus.

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Featured on YouTube: 2013

December 26, 2013

In this week's featured YouTube video, Peter looks back at some important moments of 2013, and how we worked to become the best we can be!

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Overeating?

December 19, 2013

We are all aware of the serious negative effects of long-term overeating and sedentary life styles, including obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure. Past research has indicated that even a few days of eating more calories than you use has negative health effects. However, researchers from the University of Bath in Great Britain have found that daily exercise may actually counteract the negative affects of short term inactivity and overeating!

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

December 19, 2013

In this week's Peter's Principles television show we meet individuals who, with hope and the strength of love, overcome great personal struggles.

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This Week with Peter Nielsen

December 12, 2013

Social and family obligations over the holidays can make it difficult to keep to our diet routines and maintain stress levels, and don't forget the gifts! Join Peter and his guests this Sunday, December 15th at 8 p.m. on WJR News/Talk 760 in Detroit for expert advice on your diet and stress levels during the holidays this year. We'll also have some great tips on great, healthy gifts!

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Featured on YouTube: Mom's Fitness with Giant Sets

December 12, 2013

In this week's featured YouTube video Peter details, what they are and why they are a great to help Moms get in shape.

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