Tag Archives: movement

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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Healthy Holidays

So this post is a long time coming…I meant for it to posted before all the Winter holidays but alas I was bogged down by sickness, etc.  But this still works because other great holidays are coming up.  Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Gathered #3

I’m back from vacation and wanted to share some of the articles I’ve been enjoying.  Enjoy! And comment! 24 Fun Family Physical Fitness Ideas Winter will soon be here, and while I encourage you to go outside everyday no matter … 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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Scavenger Hunt #4

In the coming days, think about how you gain new skills, strength, mobility, etc.?  How do improve the movements you are already proficient in performing?  How do you know when you are ready to progress? Or do you push ahead, … Continue reading

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Functional Fit Bit #6

My shoulders have been feeling tighter that usual, (probably because I held a sick baby in arms a lot last week). Without full mobility your strength and function are affected; not only is performance influenced this can lead to injury if … Continue reading

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Easy Exercise #4

Last post I asked about ways you avoid movement. One way many people avoid movement is by falling up the stairs. Huh?? Yes! Falling UP the stairs. You know, leaning really far forward then bringing your foot up so you don’t fall. … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt #4

So yeah, yeah, we all aspire to “work out” for an hour daily, but what about all the other hours in the day?  What do you do then?  If you are anything like me and most other people I know, … Continue reading

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Gathered #2

New study on how movement improves working memory. Go climb a tree! http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/28368/20150730/could-climbing-a-tree-improve-your-memory.htm If you liked the sit-rise test that I posted before, here it is again plus 6 other tests that gauge your life expectancy: http://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/7-fitness-tests-gauge-your-life-expectancy Read #2 and … Continue reading

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