Posts Tagged ‘fitness’

Swimming for Fitness

What do you do to get moving? I love to swim! I grew up in Florida and spent my afternoons and summers in the pool. As I got older, swimming moved out of my life, mainly due to my move to Colorado. I had no desire to swim when I was surrounded by snow. Recently, I…

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Maybe Someday

Fitness. Such an elusive word in my life. I know I need it. But getting myself to a place where I crave it, want it, that is another story. One of the things I know is I can’t exercise in the evening or I am up ’til dawn! Exercise is very invigorating for me. Now…

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My 7-day Juicing Experience

I’ve never been a fan of juicing. Well, that is to say, I’d never actually tried juicing until recently. Being a health-seeking, diet-conscious, “crunchy” mom, I have definitely heard lots about juicing and even know about the myriad of health benefits. It just wasn’t for me. That was until I tried it. On a recent…

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Free Your Feet

Can you believe that some people purposely run without running shoes? That’s just crazy! Or is it? According to Christopher McDougall’s book, Born to Run, 70% of recreational runners will experience at least one running related injury every year. But running injuries were essentially unknown until the invention of the modern running shoe in 1972.  Furthermore,…

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It’s a Whole New World When You Find Exercise You Enjoy!

Exercise or Fitness…while they aren’t four letter words, they may as well be for many people.  I used to be one of those people. I was a walker for years only because I knew I needed to exercise.  But I never really enjoyed it. Although those years of pushing a stroller with my normally talkative…

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It’s Not a Phase

Parents (especially moms): Don’t give into the lie that fatigue and tired brain are just part of the territory as a parent. Past the first few months of baby arriving you should be feeling better. If not, then it’s time to evaluate. Here are some questions you can ask yourself. What am I eating? Are…

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