Taking an exercise inventory

Part of the focus of the second week's tasks in The Beck Diet Solution (which I've been writing about here, if you'd like to catch up) is to begin tackling the dreaded E word: Exercise. ...more
Linda Anselmi Thank you so much, Linda! I've managed to increase it to 10, so soon there'll be ...more

It's Training Time!

Well, I went and did something totally outside of my comfort zone. I signed up to run a half marathon in March. The Shamrock'n Half Marathon is March 16 and a group of coworkers and I decided to sign up and train....more

NaBloPoMo Day 12: We Are Martial

We had a fabulous dinner with Wild Heaven Craft Brewery last night at the restaurant, which basically made it a 14-hour workday for me and left no time to prepare a fresh post.The beer dinner was amazing, and I can't wait to tell you about it after I've rested up.  In the meantime, I'd love to share a blog I wrote awhile ago, about me and exercise, which I especially need after the 4-courses of porcine-based numminess I inhaled last night. Me and exercise.  Ha.  It's still as true today....more

Exercise during pregnancy helps baby's brain development

A new study for the University of Montreal and its affiliate children's hospital found that just 20 minutes of moderate exercise for pregnant women (3x/week) is enough to enhance a baby's brain development in utero.Just a few decades ago doctors told pregnant women to "take it easy." Now most agree that being sedentary during pregnancy can do more harm than good. But it's still important that you talk to your physician/OB about whether it's OK to continue - or, especially, START- exercise while you're pregnant....more

Pain and healing

Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you — all of the expectations, all of the beliefs — and becoming who you are.~ Rachel Naomi Remen“What are you going to be like when you grow old like me?” my grandmother asked me one day when I said I was too tired to go outside and play.“Why, I’ll be turning cartwheels, Grandma!  I’m not going to get old,” I replied with the surety of youth. ...more

November 30 Day Workout (or N30DW)

well. it’s been awhile since i’ve seriously worked out. like a looong while. i don’t think i’ve honestly done a great work out since before the wedding (yep – july, people!). don’t get me wrong, i play sports on the weekends and have had random “runs” here and there – but nothing that really motivates me to push harder, sweat more, and do better. so – i’m initiating a november 30 day workout. yes, every day this month i plan to do something that gets me moving, which can include running, a new class, walking, etc....more

Exercise Special

Ran into my pal Kathy this morning while all thekids were getting their walks. She is taking anexercise class or two. One that she is taking is close to the house andmay be easy enough for me,two+ years afterknee replacements. The first class for me is free,as I am a breast cancer survivor. Wish me luck! ...more

Exercise: So Important for Your Autistic Child

All kids need exercise, but there are specific reasons for autistic kids to get active: Autistic adults cite exercise as critical for self-regulation and helping to ...more

Nature Is The Best Gym

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Exercise October 2

ExerciseOctober two...more