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Archive Category: Exercise

Exercise Outdoors–It’s even better for you!!

August 21st, 2017

Check out this article summarizing the benefits to exercising outdoors. One you may be surprise about is that exercising outdoors tends to reduce the risk of injury! And what perfect weather we’ve been having to move and shake outdoors!! To your health.

Goat Yoga

August 21st, 2017

I just learned about this new “twist” on yoga to further its therapeutic benefits: Goat Yoga!! Unfortunately for us Portland-Vancouver folks, the locations would be a bit of a commute. Hoping that closer options will become available. Check out their website at http://www.goatyoga.net/goat-therapy/

Exercise Helps the Brain

October 18th, 2016

More good news about exercise and brain health! Regular exercise does help the brain function. The down-side is that skipping exercise, even for just 10 days, can reduce its benefits. So think twice before skipping that work-out or fun physical activity. For your body and your brain!!

Go Fidget!

August 30th, 2016

You’ve probably already heard the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle, including sitting at your desk all day! Good to know is that even “fidgeting” can reduce some of the risks! And there still is no substitute for adequate movement and exercise! 🙂 Check out this article.

Exercise–There is Nothing Like It!

June 27th, 2016

You’ve heard me say this before (OK, read it on this site 😉 )–there is just no substitute for exercise when it comes to our health. Here is another article to help motivate us!

Midlife Mood Swings?? Try These Ideas . . .

October 6th, 2014

A significant number of women (and men, too) begin to suffer from mood-swings as they approach mid-life. Contributing factors are hormone changes, poor sleep, and stress. Sound familiar?? Exercise is at the top of the list to combat this. In addition, inclusion of small amounts of grain may support serotonin (but avoid gluten). Check out the attached article!

Walking–“Superfood of Fitness”

September 30th, 2014

Having a difficult time getting your exercise in? Seems like walking may be just the ticket!! Park or take the bus to about 1.5 miles from your office and walk the rest of the way! That way, you can start and end your work-day with this “superfood”! Read more here.

Exercise May Even Help Shrink Tumors!

September 30th, 2014

There just is no denying it–we are meant to exercise! This study reveals that exercise even helps chemo shrink cancerous tumors.

Arterial Damage due to Sitting? Get walking!! :-)

September 12th, 2014

Research is showing that walking just 5 minutes per hour helps reverse arterial damage that has been attributed to sitting. Thinking that we should walk at least 5 minutes per hour and maybe prevent the damage??!! Goes back to our need to get moving for our health!

Windows–Good for our Health!

September 9th, 2014

We need sunlight! Even if it is just through a window at work, sunshine tends to provide a better outlook (sunny disposition?) and even improve our desire to exercise. Obviously, there are many jobs that do not permit a sunny exposure, but let’s do all we can to get some daily sunshine!! Read more here.

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