Q: What is exercise intensity?
A: In simplest terms, it's how hard an exercise is at a point in time. The technical definition is the level of momentary exertion during exercise.
Q: Why is it important?
A: Exercise of sufficient intensity is necessary to stimulate the body to make a change. When the body is worked beyond what it is equipped to handle, the body adapts as a form of self-protection.
From this article Thin people may be fat on the inside, doctors warn; exercise is key comes this quote:
“Some doctors now think that the internal fat surrounding vital organs like the heart, liver or pancreas - invisible to the naked eye - could be as dangerous as the more obvious external fat that bulges underneath the skin.
The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue. -Anonymous
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. -Ann Landers
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. -Will Rogers
Now for something totally unrelated to fitness, health, and personal training.
“A study at Penn State University found that when participants ate soup before their entree, they reduced their overall calorie intake from the meal by 20 percent compared to those who took an entree with no soup beforehand,”
People who own dogs lives longer.
The following link provides a list of Austin establishments that are dog friendly: Austin Dog Friendly Establishments