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The Power of Walking

Walking.  It gets a bad rap.  The idea of early morning mall walkers seems to resonate with many when the concept of walking comes up.  Some call walking a cop out.  Others see it as a waste of gym time.  It may not be as physically demanding as running or as strenuous as biking, but… Continue reading The Power of Walking

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Three Techniques to Try Next Time You’re Stressed

Stress.  It affects us all. Those emerging deadlines, never ending to-do lists, sick loved ones, financial issues can contribute to stressful lives. Chronic stress can impact mental and physical wellbeing in a negative fashion, but luckily there are ways to counter emotional stress we unavoidably face.  While most people know to use relaxation techniques, such… Continue reading Three Techniques to Try Next Time You’re Stressed

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3 Ways to Exercise in Bad Weather

It can be challenging to keep moving when the weather is cold and rainy.  Let’s just say it is not very inviting.  Add to that the craziness that accompanies this time of year: the invites, the gifts to buy, holiday after holiday after holiday -- and physical activity becomes a thing pushed to the side. … Continue reading 3 Ways to Exercise in Bad Weather