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How to Awaken Your “Inner Athlete” (yeah, she’s in there)

By Joanne Kimball on 07/23/2014

Connect With Your Body Through Movement A big part of the Green Mountain at Fox Run healthy living program is fitness. Or a better term might be “movement.” Read Our Most Frequently Asked QuestionsThe idea is that through movement, we connect with our bodies. And the more connected we are, the more our bodies can intuitively tell us what we need—especially […] Read more »

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When Diet and Fitness Isn’t Enough

By Joanne Kimball on 07/15/2014

Getting Off The Diet Wheel To Nowhere We’ve all heard the statistics: 95% of dieters gain back the weight they lose. Yet, like hopeful hamsters, when we hear about a new diet, we get back on our little wheels praying that this time it will work. For me, it took a stay at Green Mountain at Fox Run to finally […] Read more »

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Fearless or Fear-Based — What Kind of Eater Are You?

By Joanne Kimball on 07/09/2014

Do You Enjoy or Live in Fear of Food? I’ve been reading the new book Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating, co-authored by Michelle May, MD and Kari Anderson, BH, LPC. One of the reasons I had heard about this book is that Dr. Anderson has joined our staff at Green Mountain at Fox Run just this week. We’re […] Read more »

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Surrender vs. Struggle: Freeing Ourselves from Dieting

By Joanne Kimball on 07/02/2014

Changing the Way You Think About Weight Management Green Mountain at Fox Run is well named, as it sits perched on a hillside at the foot of the Crayola-green Okemo Mountain. From most everywhere at the retreat center, you can see the mountain. Including my room at Green Mountain, where I had a beautiful view of Okemo rising up seemingly […] Read more »

What Does Happiness Weigh?

By Joanne Kimball on 06/25/2014

Today’s post introduces a new voice on A Weight Lifted. Joanne Kimball came to us as a participant, seeking a different approach to ending struggles with eating and weight. This post gives you insight into some of what she found here. FYI, Joanne also found a place here as our marketing director. There’s nothing like having someone who has personally […] Read more »

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