‘Fitness’

What Everybody Ought to Know About Staying Fit On Vacation

By Lori Wright

Be Active To Help Stay Fit On Vacation During a recent long-weekend trip to Maine, I began to question “How can I remain fit and healthy while on vacation?” The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the fitness guru who provides the fitness industry’s recommended levels of duration and intensity for exercise, tells us that we want to be: Cardiovascular Exercise Rhythmic […] Read more »

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Making Yoga Work for You: Modifications for Every Body

By Lori Wright

“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

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

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

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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