We all get stressed, it’s an unavoidable part of life. There are many ways to deal with stress and some are healthier than others. One of the few ways I like to deal with mental pressure is to go for walks. Rain or shine I’ll walk to the park, or to pick up a hot […]
"Sitting is the new smoking"
If sitting is the new smoking, as many seem to believe, then part of wellthy living needs to be regular movement. We could call it exercise, but an awful lot of people seem to have an aversion to that. So we’re going to focus on getting your body moving, however that works for you.
I’ve had a few gym buddies over the years. No matter who it was, what their own goals were, or how similar (or different) our exercise styles were, I always had a better and more consistent workout when partnered up with someone. These days, I’m working around my schedule, my husband’s schedule, and our daughter’s […]
I’ve never been a very good runner, and I don’t mean in the physical sense. I’m physically fit, I don’t have any knee or ankle issues, and I have a perfectly healthy set of lungs. I’ve just never really liked it. There, I said it. But when my daughter was born, running with a stroller […]
Physical literacy might be something you’ve never really thought about. We help teach our kids to read, to write, to (hopefully) use their manners, but we also teach them how to move. Things that now seem like second nature to us take time for growing children to master. But physical literacy is a term we […]
I’m a runner, a weightlifter, and an occasional yogi. Some days my workout is chasing my toddler or playing with my dogs. I like to mix it up, but whatever I’m doing to get moving, there’s one thing that I’m consistent about. Stretching. It doesn’t matter how active you are, or your preferred form of […]