Posts Tagged ‘fitness’

In Search of Balance

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

balance boardStrength. Aerobics. Flexibility. Balance.

If you read any articles on physical fitness, attend any fitness classes, or watch any shows on TV about fitness, you’ve undoubtedly heard how we need to work on all of these aspects of fitness.  Focusing on one isn’t enough. (more…)

Switching Up the Daily Walk

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

women-walkingOver the years I’ve done a lot of different forms of exercise to attempt to stay fit. For about the last four months the routine that’s worked best for me is a morning walk. So, each morning — unless it’s pouring rain — I drag myself out of bed and head outside for a 30 to 40 minute walk.

In addition to spotting a lot of interesting wildlife on my walks, I’ve come to recognize some of the regular morning walkers. There have always been quite a few elderly women walking through the park by my house each morning. About two weeks ago, I noticed that some of them were adding a bit of variety to their morning walks. (more…)