Over the past four decades, Green Mountain at Fox Run has helped thousands of women end weight loss struggles with eating, exercise and body image, make long-term healthy lifestyle changes and lose weight permanently. This weight loss blog helps women navigate these changes.

Fitness Video Series: How To Best Begin An Exercise Program

This video is the first in our fitness video series with LynnAnn Covell – Green Mountain at Fox Run’s Fitness Manager and L.I.F.E. Coach!

LynnAnn has been a leader at Green Mountain for over 20 years. In these videos, she uses her extensive experience working with all fitness levels to share both tips as well as specific exercises and  modifications to either jump-start an exercise program, or add variety to your current routine.

In This Episode…

In this first episode, LynnAnn takes us through the basics of beginning an exercise program, including:

  • Types of exercise to fit in + suggestions for how much and how often to practice each.
  • Actions to take before even contemplating a new exercise routine.
  • Important tips for making exercise enjoyable – yes, it’s possible!


Learn About Our Fitness Program

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5-Minute Meditations: Thinking and Observing Meditation

By on 04/23/2015

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5 Minute Meditations - Thinking and Observing Meditation
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