Exercise

Healthy Holiday Tip for Stress Management

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Exercise

Healthy Holiday Stress Management Tip – Prioritize: Make a holiday master to – do list and break it down into holiday themes, such as, make a list of all the people you need to buy holiday gifts for and prioritize those names in terms of who is most important to least important, and then make a list of all the people you want to send holiday cards to and prioritize those names from most important to least important, and make a list of all the holiday traditions you want to participate in and prioritize those activities from most important to least important and so on. Once you have...

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S.M.A.R.T Goals

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Exercise, Weight Loss

S.M.A.R.T Goals

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PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS: DEALING WITH RESISTANCE AND EXERCISE

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Exercise

PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS: DEALING WITH RESISTANCE AND EXERCISE

Resistance can be very beneficial for us in many ways.  For example, not always will the reasons we don’t exercise be as obvious. Such as, being too tired or not having enough time. Sometimes there are other reasons we’re not conscious of because they are protecting us from feeling vulnerable or threatened. In other words, even though we all know the importance and benefits of exercise, it doesn’t mean that our minds will always think of exercise as being positive and beneficial. Some may have physical limitations– due to medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease,...

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Improve your health and wellness while dealing with depression or fibromyalgia

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Blog, Exercise, Motivation, Weight Loss

Improve your health and wellness while dealing with depression or fibromyalgia

We start the New Year off feeling optimistic and hopeful. We often promise ourselves to take better care of our health and wellness, especially if we suffer from depression or chronic illness, such as fibromyalgia. These are all good goals and good thoughts. But, within a few weeks, most people have given up their pursuit to fulfill those new goals and their New Year’s resolutions have fizzled out. In the book, Emotional Weight, author Colleen Sundermeyer points out that wanting to do a task and having to do it hold two different psychological implications. Words, such as, have to, should...

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New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Exercise, Motivation, Weight Loss

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s is the most popular time when people make promises to themselves to exercise more and get into better shape. We start off the New Year with good intentions. We feel optimistic and hopeful. But, within a few weeks, our intentions and determination fizzle out.’ It’s hard enough to make changes in our life and accomplish what we desire…. but if our goals are unrealistic then we start off at a disadvantage and it’s easy to get discouraged and give up. As the old saying goes….if we start off on the wrong foot we end up on the wrong foot. Statistics show that over 60% of...

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Fun Exercise Challenge

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Blog, Exercise, Motivation

Fun Exercise Challenge

Fun Exercise Challenge  Our culture has made exercise a complicated issue. We’re constantly bombarded with how long, how hard and how often we should exercise in order for exercise to be beneficial. As a result, most people associate exercise as an inconvenience, boring, hard work or time consuming. So, it’s no wonder over 60% of our population doesn’t exercise on a regular basis and inactivity has become an “epidemic.” The good news is there is overwhelming scientific evidence that says we don’t have to exercise long and hard for exercise to be beneficial. As a matter of...

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