Bushwhacking in the Woods

Steve and I love to hike in the woods to a destination and our favorite destination is a waterfall.  Cascades and waterfalls are fascinating and we love their different sizes and volumes. We have hiked to several on rustic or paved paths.  We recently learned about bushwhacking in the woods which leads us to many […]

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Ab Workouts for Low Impact Days

There are several different types of ab workouts.  You can do them in isolation or can pair them with a total body workout.  The key is to focus on your core.  The internet is filled with different type of ab workouts. On the days you are tired, and need a rest day, low impact workouts […]

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Keep Motivated with Your Exercise Routine

Now that winter is here, it is dark and cold outside.  If you choose early morning exercise, sometimes it is hard to get out of a warm, cozy bed to face the elements outside.  It can be hard and challenging to keep motivated with your exercise routine.  Here are three ideas on how to stay […]

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It Takes Hard Work to Achieve Your Goals

What is your dream or goal you want to achieve? Does the progress towards it come easy or does it take a great deal of effort?  In my experience, it takes hard work to achieve your goals.  That hard work usually includes a slow journey faced with many challenges. Here are 7 attributes that have […]

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Find A Fitness Activity That Works for You

There are many different ways to get fit.  Not everyone will enjoy the same thing.  Personally, I LOVE to run.  I am extra excited on my run days.  I know running is not for everyone.  The important thing is to find a fitness activity that works for you. Activities can be indoor or outdoors, either […]

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People At The Gym

I go to the gym about 3 times a week to do my strength training. I like to watch the other people while I am there and I put them into different groups.  It is very entertaining!  Here are some of my groups.  What groups would you add? Equipment Lovers They love the equipment at […]

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Are You Too Comfortable?

We like our familiar routines and habits. Doing things that are familiar gives us comfort.  Think of your morning routine. Do you do about the same thing every morning?  I sure do and I find my routine comforting. There is nothing wrong with being comfortable.  It gives you a sense of security and stability. The […]

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6 Core Strategies to Lose Body Fat

There are many magical tricks out there on how to lose weight and how to lose body fat. I am a firm believer in the old fashion “you have to do the hard work to reap the benefits” method. Quick fixes do not work long term. I know many people who have lost weight just […]

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Develop a Sleep Routine

Do you have a bedtime routine? Or do you flop into bed and hope you drift right off to sleep?  Either way, it is important to develop a routine, certain rituals that help you transition from your crazy day to a restful night.  A bedtime routine is just as important as having a morning routine.  […]

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Running in New Places

I have my running routine that I love. I have several routes to choose from at different distances and my routes give me comfort and security in the early morning. When we are traveling, everything is new and different and I love the change from my familiar habits.   Running in a new city (New York […]

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