Category Archives: Exercise

Stand Up for Better Health

New study reinforces the importance of getting up and moving around during the day. Continue reading

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Healthy Eating is NOT Just for Weight Loss

I often talk about exercise and how important it is for health and not just for weight loss. The same is SO true of healthy eating. While I believe we all inherently know we should eat better, in our superficial … Continue reading

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Your heart and exercise

February is a fantastic month to fall back in love … with yourself. I say back in love, because I have a couple of two year olds, and they are a shining reminder of all that is egocentric in this … Continue reading

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College Weight Gain – not inevitable

There is a book I once read in which famous, accomplished women were asked to write a letter of advice to their younger selves. The advice ranged from be bolder to don’t take yourself so seriously. I remember thinking, “I … Continue reading

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Introducing Annoying Things 101

I know by the title you think I am going to talk about my kids.  Actually, in the summer they are much less annoying.  As it turns out, it is more their ridiculous schedules than their mere presence that makes … Continue reading

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Exercise – Try something new

Whoa!  I hate to complain (not really) but I have had a terrible week.  On Tuesday night, I was thinking about exercise week and realized that my mild, yet consistent, work-out regimen over the past few months may have strengthened … Continue reading

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Living long enough

People are living longer but how long is too long?  In parts of Africa, largely due to the AIDS epidemic, the average life expectancy is in the 30s.  In Japan, the average life expectancy is in the low 80s.  We … Continue reading

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Exercising and the aging body

I won’t waste your valuable time discussing how good exercise is for your heart and your weight.  You don’t need to hear again how it decreases your risk for all kinds of disease including but not limited to cardiovascular disease, … Continue reading

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