Category Archives: exercise

Learning A New Sport May Benefit the Brain

The Circle City is gearing up to watch the 100th running of the Indy 500, and the event that has been coined “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” is truly inspiring. Like most spectators, I often imagine what it would be … Continue reading

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YOGA POWER: Fitness and Peace in the Postures

I did not understand, YOGA POWER, until my mom walked into the room and I noticed how great she looked in her yoga pants! Yoga transformed her- she lost weight, toned-up, and increased her strength and flexibility! You would never … Continue reading

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Don We Now our Fitness Technology Apparel!

The last time I donned wearable technology was a Casio calculator watch in 1982. Now with the new technology, I can go from converting metrics to collecting my own personal biometrics. What Is It About Wearable Technology That Excites People? … Continue reading

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Which Is Better- The Short or Long Workout Session?

I just got done with my “CrossFit”-type workout session. I know what CrossFit means now. My burning thighs and calves are pretty ‘cross’ and my aching biceps and shoulders are throwing a ‘fit’. Wow that was fun, exhausting and exhilarating … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution! Be as fit as you can be at the weight you are at.

New Year’s resolution!  ‘Be as fit as you can be at the weight you are at’- because there is such a thing as a healthy overweight person.   Thought this before?  I wish I were the weight when I was … Continue reading

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Overeating on Thanksgiving Can Help You Lose Weight!

        If you are on a pilgrimage this season to lose weight and your hoping that the turkey’s tryptophan will knock you out- before the desserts are served-don’t worry.   In fact Thanksgiving day indulging will not … Continue reading

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A Day At the Park Leads to Smarter Kids

Does this sound familiar? I walk into my kitchen and there sits three  kids with eyes fixated on their Kindle Fire,  I Pad and Nintendo DS. There is a dust  silhouette of each child’s body because they have  not moved … Continue reading

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