Fitting Fitness & Reflection Time into a Busy Schedule

  Fitness and Reflection Time This time of year is a busy one for many of us. Vacations, children out of school, plans, plans, and more plans. Many times when we’re running from here to there we put things on the back burner in order to make it through the day. But even ten minutes…

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Summer Fitness and the Importance of Hydration

Source Summer brings sun, fun, and heat while we get out to relax and experience summer-time activities. It’s always important to be prepared for the elements, and that’s especially true if we’re exercising in the heat of summer. If you head out for that 10 mile run, you don’t want to get stuck five miles in – overheating and…

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Thinking Positively About Your Body

Source Body image. This phrase can make people cringe. It can make us criticize ourselves and develop thoughts and actions that can sometimes be harmful. In today’s society we have become both accepting and unaccepting of ourselves without really understanding what acceptance is. While this can be seen as an issue that affects more young girls and…

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10 Ways to Make Exercise A Habit

There are so many "renewal" activities we plan for this time of year... However, with the beginning of new events comes the issue of making it last more than a few weeks. But alas, there are ways to keep this healthy lifestyle on track!

(source) Well, it’s that time of year again. SPRING! There are so many “renewal” activities we plan for this time of year. Spring cleaning, spring break, and with warmer weather. . .spring healthiness. However, with the beginning of new events comes the issue of making it last more than a few weeks. We get bored.…

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The Importance of Fitness When You Suffer From Depression

(source) We all know the physical health benefits of exercising. Weight loss, weight maintenance, strong hearts, increased energy levels and flexibility. The psychological benefits of fitness, however, are limitless. As someone that suffers from Severe Depressive Disorder, I relish in the benefits of physical exercise. This wasn’t always the case, but once I made a plan and…

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