Category: Exercise

Sticking with an Exercise Program, Part 2

Environment. Pick an environment you enjoy. An upscale club, a gym, a track, your backyard or living room, again, it doesn’t matter. If you like being outdoors, then work out outside. If you’re a woman and feel you may be uncomfortable working out around men, you can consider a women’s only club. If you like a more “social” gym, find one with your type of crowd. The point is, don’t let the place you train be another excuse not to train. Read more

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Sticking with an Exercise Program, Part 1

The benefits of exercise have been well documented over the years. Exercise can help improve your mood, strengthen your heart, increase deep sleep, control your weight, make your body more efficient and boost your self-confidence, to name a few. With all of this information out there on the pros of exercise, why don’t more people engage in physical activity? Read more

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Erin’s Journal Week Seven

Hello,

I wish I could say this has been a good week for me. After not feeling well for several weeks, I visited the doctor’s office and have been found to have a sinus infection. If it isn’t one thing, it’s another. I spent most of this week curled up at home, with no energy to do anything.

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A Dancer’s Stretch for the Hip Flexors

I have been watching a lot of television lately. I am held captive to federal election coverage in the United States and Canada, and developments in Israel and Palestine. Couple the time spent in front of the television with the time spent in front of my steering wheel for hours on end in eight-lane traffic and I have the perfect recipe for helping to avoid tight hip flexors and a shrinking posture.

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