As I continue writing my No Excuses Fitness book, my goal on this blog is to post an article about fitness at least once a month. Did you know that there are 168 hours in a week? Your challenge is to find three hours a week for physical activity.
Winter Solstice Moon
Today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, the solstice arrives one day before the full moon. I couldn't resist posting my full moon shot for Becky B's December Squares Challenge! Click on the link for her round-up of posts. Friday also marks the astronomical beginning … Continue reading Winter Solstice Moon
It’s #Time for Sunday Stills!
Oh boy, we are going to have a great time with the theme of TIME this week! A vague concept was chosen on purpose with multiple meanings for everyone. Time for Fitness Do you allow time for fitness daily, weekly monthly, or…? I schedule it on my outlook calendar but I guilt myself into exercising … Continue reading It’s #Time for Sunday Stills!
Wishing for More Time with Elderly Loved Ones
I recently led a discussion with my university students on the subject of aging and leisure and the physical and mental effects of aging on our bodies and on our society. When we age, of course our bodies naturally slow down. My students took a short, online assessment "How Long Will I Live?" and had to … Continue reading Wishing for More Time with Elderly Loved Ones
What Lies Beneath the Gap?
When walking, do you ever look down? Most of us look ahead to see where we are going, especially if we are sight-seeing. On a recent trip in San Diego, we strolled along Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach. Something sea-green caught my eye as I looked down through the gaps in the planking, and saw this … Continue reading What Lies Beneath the Gap?
Got time for a game? Our leisure time should include games! Have you ever played Boggle? It is a fast-paced word game where players pick out words working against the clock. When my daughters were much younger and my mom was still able to travel, we would gather around the dining table and play several … Continue reading Game Time!
Weekend Coffee Share: Autumn Edition
If we were having coffee, after a fun week of reading Halloween-themed blogs and posting a few of my own, I would tell you that it is nice to finally get into autumn mode. If we were having coffee I would offer you a wonderful pumpkin-spice flavored coffee, I found at Trader Joe’s. I add … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: Autumn Edition
What’s On My Editorial Calendar?
If you are a blogger with a busy life, you know how important it is to have some sort of calendar. In Blogging 201, we were recently assigned the task to use our blog stats to set up a 30-day editorial calendar. My stats show certain days are better for publishing posts. This may show different … Continue reading What’s On My Editorial Calendar?
Seven Summer Fitness Strategies
It is no secret that being physically fit prevents illness, keeps or gets us lean, and is ideal for overall health. Everyone has their own definition of fitness. Although May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, fitness should be an attainable goal all year long. The trouble with summer fitness is…it’s hot outside! Heat for … Continue reading Seven Summer Fitness Strategies
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