Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising

In reading this article I found great common ground when she wrote "I started exercising again by running for only one minute at a time — yes, that’s right, 60 seconds." My area had come out of lockdown and outdoor exercise in public spaces was permitted. I am fortunate that we have access to 5 … Continue reading Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising

Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

"The more we study physical activity, the more we realize that it doesn't really matter what you do," Lieberman says. "You don't have to do incredible strength training ... to get some benefits of physical activity. There's all different kinds of physical activity, and it's all good in different ways." *On how chairs with backs … Continue reading Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

Get Ready To Meet….Reverse Plank

I know all to well the importance of abs/core.   Really, I don’t remember what my weight was; something tells me that I really didn’t care at that point. What I do remember is approaching a size 18 in clothes. The circumstance that got my attention was the day I went to turn on the shower. Bee … Continue reading Get Ready To Meet….Reverse Plank

Exercise To Keep Calm Under Stress

I'm never surprised to read about the benefits of exercise. It was physical pain in my body that brought me to exercise many moons ago. I believe that when exercise is used for the goal of wellness rather than just weight loss the benefits not only will be lifelong but so will the ability AND … Continue reading Exercise To Keep Calm Under Stress

How To Live Longer Better

TIME magazine published a double-issue in February of this year How To Live Longer Better! "A 2016 study found that elderly people who exercised for just 15 minutes a day, at an intensity level of a brisk walk, had a 22% lower risk of early death compared to people who did not exercise." "Researchers from … Continue reading How To Live Longer Better

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

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

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