AGE gracefully

Do you know of someone who ages well?  They seem to know exactly what to do to age gracefully.  They are happy, healthy, care about others and are just fun to be around. This person for me is my mom.  She just turned 91 years old and is just delightful.  Through her actions, she has […]

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Runner Problems

I am a runner.  There are other fitness activities that I like, but I am a runner at heart.  I love the days I get to run in the early morning (My Favorite Time of Day) when the day belongs only to me.  I am not only a runner; I am a competitor and I […]

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LOST your way

Have you ever lost your way?  Have you come to a crossroads and not known which way to turn?  You are standing on a corner and don’t know if you should turn left or right.  I have found myself in that situation both literally and figuratively throughout life.  Story of Getting Lost Recently, we were […]

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Too Much sitting

I am writing these thoughts after I sat in my office for 7 hours on a zoom conference call.  I remind myself that too much sitting can harm your well-being.  Lack of movement and a sedentary lifestyle can cause: Increase blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels Obesity, excessive fat at the waist Heart disease, […]

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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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