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Exercise Is Exercise

I used to think that exercise meant running, aerobics, strength training, and all of those other high intensity activities. But now, at the age of 61, I have come to realize that exercise can involve so many other things. I have always been a walker(a brisk walker) and I still walk at least 3-4 days …

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Take Care Of Yourself

Today I am sitting here in my living room reflecting back on the past 2 months. My goals this year are so different than they were last year. In January 2015 I was totally focused on improving my physical health. I walked 2015 miles in 2015. I walked in one 5k and 2 half marathons. …

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How The Way You Breathe Can Strengthen Your Core

Core stability exercises are one of the best ways to strengthen and retrain the body’s postural muscles to work effectively. They are excellent when you progress at the right speed, and bad for you if performed incorrectly. There is a fine line between these exercises helping or hurting your back. There are about 5 stages, …

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In A Funk

A few weeks ago I finished my goal of walking 2015 miles in 2015. Immediately, I fell into a funk. It was almost like I didn’t know what goal to set next and I felt “lost”. I had devoted a whole year to my goal and I was thrilled that I had reached it, but …

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Switch It Up

For the past month I have been stuck at a certain weight and in fact I have gained about 5 lbs. I was getting very discouraged and didn’t know what to do. I decided to reach out to a friend for help. My friend is a health coach and we used to meet on a …

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Nearing The End

At the beginning of 2015 I set a goal to walk 2015 miles by December 31st. Well, the end is on sight(I have 53 miles left to walk) and I am feeling a mixture of emotions. I am excited that I am about to complete a challenge that 11 months ago I wasn’t sure was …

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