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Easy Exercise #6

Change your environment to support your movement goals! Easy peasy! Your house and its organization influence your movement.  Built environment and how it affects your behavior is on the cutting edge of obesity research. Example: move your TV (or have … Continue reading

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Vacation Observations

Our recent family vacation was so needed and really was almost like a retreat for us.  We ate healthy foods, SLEPT!, had oodles of family time, spent most of our time outside in nature, walked a lot, and had lots … Continue reading

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I feel it in my bones!

I’ve been thinking a lot about fitness progression. Hence my last two Scavenger Hunt questions I challenged you to think about. 😉  So how do you know when you are ready to try something a little more challenging, with more weight, … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt #4 Part 2

Okay…Now that you have thought about yourself and other adults, I want you to look at children.  How do children gain new skills? How do they know they are ready for the “next step”? Watch your children or other people’s children … Continue reading

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Easy Exercise #5

I’m currently participating in a yoga challenge on Instagram called Free Your Feet. Another way to “free your feet” & an easy exercise is to transition to minimal shoes as well as spending more time barefoot.  Each foot & ankle contain 26 … Continue reading

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Functional Fit Bit #5

I actually had dinner on the table at a reasonable hour the other day, so I was able to play outside in the yard with the kids afterwards.  Here’s the functional fitness I did at the same time: 1. Played … Continue reading

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Afraid to Move

Collectively and individually, if we want to move towards fitness and wellness, we need to stop being afraid to move. Culturally, Americans are so risk averse that we label everything with warnings and choose “safe” sedentary activities (which obviously come with a … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt #3

How does fear affect your movement?  Fear of failure?  Fear of injury? Fear of embarrassment? If you have children, how does your fear affect their movement?  How does the fear of others affect their movement?  Is your child afraid of … Continue reading

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