Tag: Exercise

  • Workout Wednesday

    How will you move your body today? What physical activity brings you joy and happiness? Make it FUN. Smile and feel good.

  • Wellness Wednesday

    Wellness Book Recommendations  *Not listed in any particular order.   “The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage” by Kelly McGonigal, PhD Learn More on NPR Buy Now on Amazon   “Live More Happy” by Dr. Darren Morton Learn More on Wellcoaches Blog Buy Now on Amazon   “The Path: […]

  • Laughter is Medicine

    In the midst of the Coronavirus, a pandemic, and rising racial inequality, we need to prepare not panic. We need to peacefully protest and embrace change. Anxiety is a natural response to fear. We are not “crazy” to feel anxious. We need to find ways calm our frenzied minds.  Exercise boosts our immunity: How will you move your body each […]

  • Exercise: It Doesn’t Take Much. . .

    . . . and It Can Protect Your Brain! Recent research at Tuft’s University discovered profound benefits associated with staying active during the 50 and better years.  Are you either approaching or in midst of this chapter in your life, and currently very sedentary and hesitant to exercise due to fear of injury, such as a fall? […]

  • Happy Easter!

    Has the Easter Bunny hopped across your path to deliver you a special treat? Do you want a healthy treat? Are you looking for ways to burn-off an unhealthy indulgence?  A Spin-off to the Traditional Easter Egg Hunt What do I need? Plastic Easter Eggs (amount as desired) *Recommended: 8 – 12 Plain Paper (2 – 3 pieces) Pen Scissors or Paper […]

  • Workout Wednesday

    Wow! December 16th?! The end of 2015 is quickly approaching and soon the ball will drop!  As you fight to meet year-end deadlines and find the perfect gifts for your loved ones, work and family stress are steadily increasing. Don’t let the common end of the year holiday stress zap your energy, kill your immunity, and leave you feeling […]

  • Monday Motivation

    Are you performing the Pull-Up Challenge? The third and final round of exercises starts now! For the next two (2) weeks, perform the following exercises 2 – 3 days/week. Warm-Up Resistance Band Swimmer Rows 30 seconds Lat Pull-Downs 30 seconds Drill Set #3: Weeks 5 & 6 Pull-Ups (with super resistance band) 5-10 repetitions; 4 sets; 90-120 […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Why Do  You Workout? Dedicate today’s workout to you – Make it your hour! Feel your inner strength. Look happy and relaxed. Become aware of your positive impact on loved ones. What inspires you to attain and maintain an exercise routine? Please share your motivation manifestos!  

  • Sunday FUNday Family FUN

    Are you a busy parent? Do you find it increasingly difficult to fit in exercise to your day? 5 Ways for Parents to Get Fit with Their Kids *Note: Being a parent is not a requirement. Recommended for any busy adult. Did you know that one of the easiest ways to feel good and boost your mood is to […]

  • Walking Wednesday

    Walking Warrior Challenge #1 Time:  30 minutes Do you only have time for 5 – 10 minutes of exercise? It’s okay! Perform any of the circuits below (hill climb, endurance, or intervals) for the duration that fits your busy schedule. Just be sure to warm-up and cool-down for at least 2 – 3 minutes to prevent injury. […]