‘Fitness’

Making Yoga Work for You: Modifications for Every Body

By Lori Wright on 08/06/2014

“I’m Not Very Good At Yoga” The other day during lunch a beautiful woman with large blue eyes trepidaciously approached me.  “I’m not very good at yoga,” she said, wringing her hands. “Can I still take the class?” My response: “Of course. It’s not about the pose; it’s where your mind goes during class.”  Many people think that if they can’t […] Read more »

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From Shame to Binge Eating to Body Acceptance: One Woman’s Journey

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/30/2014

The following post originally appeared on the Health at Every Size® (HAES) blog, which is owned and operated by the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH). ASDAH is an international organization that works tirelessly to promote a new “peace movement” — one that measures health by many factors, including the right to be peaceful in your body. ASDAH is the creator […] Read more »

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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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Which Yoga Is Right for You?

By Lori Wright on 07/08/2014

When my mother, who is in her 60s, had been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, she found a yoga practice and a teacher that she connected with for which I was overjoyed.   “Just wait until you try this yoga class, Lori.  I love it!” my mother exclaimed. When we arrived my mother announced, “My daughter is a certified […] Read more »

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Taking Your Yoga Off the Mat

By Lori Wright on 07/01/2014

We’ve got another new voice this week on A Weight Lifted. Lori Wright, who was part of our Fitness staff a few years ago, recently rejoined us to lead our Fitness team.  We’re thrilled to have her back as well as excited that she developed a passion for teaching yoga and now is a certified yoga specialist. A yoga practice can […] Read more »

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