Fitness Tips

Finding Island Yoga

As I write, one more week until I compete in the National Senior Games. I will compete in every event I qualified in at state – the 100, 200, 400 and 1,500 meters. I believe there is much more risk of injury than in endurance running and racing, which I have also done extensively. I’ve…

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Summertime & the Living is Easy

My husband and I love the Island in the summer. We venture out to restaurants and enjoy the laid-back lifestyle as the snowbirds allegedly enjoy their northern climes. Although, if any of you have friends or relatives up North and have been tracking this for decades like I have, you know that for the past…

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Fitness and food on a dime. Or Two.

Keeping fit doesn’t have to be expensive. I once had a student in a cooking class who lost 120 pounds in 8 months never counting a calorie, ever being hungry and she loved the vegan food. She couldn’t work out because she had multiple myeloma, one of the more fatal forms of cancer. It is…

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Resolving to Resolve in the New Year

During a recent radio interview, the host who was a doctor told me that he didn’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. I said that yes it is true, you have to have a lifestyle change to accomplish true change to lose weight or whatever it is that you want to “resolve.” Yet, it is human…

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