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Koolaid to Kale- A story to a healthier lifestyle

Koolaid, the cool refreshing summertime drinks; as a child I remember cold frosty jugs of it that were consumed during the summer months of July and August. Gathering nickels and dimes in exchange for a shared glass at neighborhood koolaid stand supervised and run by entrepreneurial 8 year olds. After those years of long active … Continue reading Koolaid to Kale- A story to a healthier lifestyle

Get Your Issues Out Of Your Tissues

Over the years often I've reached for Louise Hays "Heal Your Body". "This little book doesn't "heal" anyone, but it does awaken within you the ability to contribute to your healing process".When the mind, body and spirit are balance , life can bring new levels of joy and peace. My experience and studies of the … Continue reading Get Your Issues Out Of Your Tissues

Fitness Shouldn’t Hurt That Way

In noticing her this morning, while at the stairs, re-tieing her shoe for the third time, I mentioned something about “don’t ya hate it when you just can’t get that pebble”. She then explained its an Achilles injury, to both feet, and when the lace is too tight it hurts like hell. “Oh man” I … Continue reading Fitness Shouldn’t Hurt That Way

Stealth Superpowers And Maternal Fear

Once unlocked by fear, deep within each and everyone of us are powers to the like that you may have never seen before.  After all, when was the last time you were actually chased by a tiger. Typically the stress and fear we deal with (although can appear insurmountable) is of a low-ish grade nature.  … Continue reading Stealth Superpowers And Maternal Fear

streetFIT – Outdoor fitness

Studies found that exercising outdoors “was associated with greater feelings of revitalization, increased energy and positive engagement, together with decreases in tension, confusion, anger and depression. Participants also reported greater enjoyment and satisfaction with outdoor activity." PERFECT start to any weekend! No hype, no yelling, no BS. Just plain ol fitness outside. Join us in … Continue reading streetFIT – Outdoor fitness

Murder Roll

She called it Murder Roll, one of the first classes I held at De La Sol, "squishy pleasure" she thought. Pain then "my body stopped screaming"......,, When I first signed up for Restorative Foam Roll Yoga, I envisioned cuddling with a piece of memory foam. My body was as usual, aching that particular Saturday morning, … Continue reading Murder Roll

The Inside Generation

I grew up in the "outside generation"; outside early enough the summers dew was still on the grass, building tents in the backyard with sheets, clothes pegs and lawn chairs, inside only long to eat lunch then back outside and of course the year round sign that it was time to come in was the … Continue reading The Inside Generation

5 Habits Can Add 14 Healthy Years to Your Life

Science confirms the longest living people in the world share commonalities; waking up with purpose, distressing, connection to faith, family is first and have close friendships. New research shows that you can add 12-14 years to your life with an additional 5 simple habits. “This study underscores the importance of following healthy lifestyle habits for … Continue reading 5 Habits Can Add 14 Healthy Years to Your Life

Higher aerobic fitness associated with better word production skills in healthy seniors

Here we have more good news on the exercise/brain front. Eat less; move more; live longer really works on all levels it seems. Healthy older people who exercise regularly are less inclined to struggle to find words to express themselves, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered.........Higher aerobic fitness associated with better word … Continue reading Higher aerobic fitness associated with better word production skills in healthy seniors