Happy New Year! It’s over a week in… how are you doing with your exercise goals?
If you need a little motivation, here is a “challenge” that might help:
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Ah, the holiday season! Always a struggle to get “everything” done. Unfortunately, the first thing to fall by the wayside is usually our healthy eating and exercise habits. Lots of holiday parties, holiday cookies and pies, presents to buy, blah, blah, blah 😉
In the hopes of keep up with our fitness during the holidays, here […]
Yes, Thanksgiving Day STRETCHES.
Stretches that help with digestion, just in case you eat a little too much on Thanksgiving 😉
Supine Knee Squeeze
Lying on your back (btw, that is what supine means), hug one knee in toward your chest then wide toward your armpit. Extend other leg straight on the ground, pressing the back of your […]
One of the major benefits of exercise is improved sleep. We all have busy lives and stressors that we might not even realize. These are also things that can keep us from getting a good night’s sleep.
A recent study was done to determine the best exercises to improve sleep habits. Here are the findings:
“Data analysis […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Like most cancers, early detection and treatment are the most important for beating this disease.
How is Breast Cancer Caused?
“Cancer grows when a cell’s DNA is damaged, but why or how that DNA becomes damaged is still unknown. It could be genetic or environmental, or in most cases, a combination […]
The most important healthy habit is to have a healthy lifestyle… but that is a little vague and broad. Let’s think of something that is a little more attainable and defined. Fifty health coaches brainstormed this topic and agreed that this is the most important habit you should have to lose weight:
Finding people to share […]
Of course we are going to promote the benefits of exercise for overall health, but that also includes improving brain function. When you exercise regularly, it can act as a natural anti-depressant and lead to improved memory and learning, as well as slower brain aging. So many benefits for regular exercise!
Here’s all the exciting details:
One of the challenges about swimming is having access to a pool or body of water for swimming. The other challenge is, it’s hard. It’s a mental and physical challenge to swim laps back and forth. One way to combat the mental challenge is to have a workout plan, as opposed to just swimming laps […]
Want to burn a few extra calories? Whether you made it to the gym or had to skip your workout, there are always days when we’d like to burn a few extra calories. Not to use it as an excuse to eat more calories though 😉
Get in the Mile
Typically, it takes one mile of walking […]
Today I had time to drink a cup of coffee about 40 minutes before I was planning on running. Instead of running the 3 miles I had planned, I ran 4 miles because it felt good and I had the energy. Of course, I can’t be sure that the coffee (or caffeine in the coffee) […]