Monthly Archives: May 2014

HEALTHY SCHOOL LUNCH SUPPORT YANKED

HEALTHY SCHOOL LUNCH SUPPORT YANKED

Here’s a question – why in the name of serving the public good would politicians bandwagon opposition to a SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN SUCCESSFUL initiative that aids the well-being of kids?

Regardless of the side of the aisle in which you align, the well-being of our kids SEEMS to be a fundamental […]

By |May 30th, 2014|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

‘BATHING SUIT SEASON’ – RECLAIM THE EXCITEMENT

Yep, its here. We have hit Memorial Day, which means – the 2014 Bathing Suit Season has officially begun.

Remember as a kid how exciting it was to put your bathing suit on? Mostly, because it meant fun activities were to follow. Swimming, of course, but also […]

By |May 26th, 2014|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

REPURPOSE YOUR COOL DOWN

Recent research suggests a post-exercise cool down has scant effect on preventing muscle soreness. The take away message — don’t bother cooling down — is outrageous if not sacrilegious to many of us, after all, common sense correctly tells us to not end exercise abruptly. But of the take away to this emerging […]

By |May 16th, 2014|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

FRIDAY FOOTPRINT FLASH – THE HEART OF THE MATTER

FOR your heart, running is the same as walking is the same as cycling is the same as basketball, is the same as…a gazillion other forms of activity.

IN your heart, different forms of activity are rank ordered according to what feeds your physical activity soul.

In a perfect world, […]

By |May 9th, 2014|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

FRIDAY FOOTPRINT FLASH – It’s the simple things

Headline: Obesity rates are lower for cities in which more residents walk or bike to work than cities whose residents use less active transport.

While this is no surprise to anyone hip to obesity’s relationship with exercise (but the more correlation-strengthening data the merrier), it reinforces the notion that physical activity-preventing obesity doesn’t have to be […]

By |May 3rd, 2014|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

KEEP THAT ‘MO

Momentum – a hard concept to throw a net around, yet understandable at the same time. A sudden spark, and you are a step faster, a shade brighter, a notch more focused. Energy comes from a different dimension—moving is effortless—time stands still yet passes quickly. Most important, you just KNOW the shot […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments