Be Fit to Stay Frisky

Recently one of my students who is in her seventies said, “If you want to age well, you cannot stop doing anything– not even for a second! I’m doing more now than I was 15 years ago.” ¬†Every week she …

Don’t Pull Your Hammy

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HamstringsStretching is important for our muscles’ health. There are two kinds of stretching important to understand: dynamic and static stretching.

Dynamic Stretching¬†increases range of movement, blood and oxygen flow to soft tissues prior to working out. Dynamic stretching before …

Back to the Basics

With the holidays fast approaching I have been racking my brain to think of a simple plan to offer as a way to prevent holiday weight gain. Then I thought, lets get back to the basics, like grade school basic.…

Going for Gold

Watching the Summer Olympics is inspiring! I’m so impressed with the drive of these athletes. It makes me want to push myself just a bit harder. To do that, I’d like to re-model some of my behaviors after the Olympians.…

Possible vs. Impossible

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<h5>Where do you draw the line between possible and impossible?</h5>

Growing up we are told what we cannot do. You’re not tall enough to be a dancer, you’re too short to be on the basketball team, and so on. We …