6 Ways Yoga Can Help You Achieve a Healthy Weight

By Lori Wright, CPT

When I began my yoga journey seven years ago, I must admit that I had these fantasies of looking “like a yoga instructor.”  You know – the ones with the slim bodies and long arms and legs that seem to stretch on for miles? Well, it didn’t take long for reality to set in for this 5’ 1” athletic-built girl […] Read more »

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A Young Women’s Emotional Eating and Healthy Weight Retreat

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Do you know a young woman aged 18-25 who feels like this? We see them frequently at Green Mountain. They’re overwhelmed with life, often caught in transition from teenage high school years to college, or looking at completing college soon and have no idea what to do with their lives. Combine that with worry over eating, weight, body image — […] Read more »

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Ten Ways to Stay Motivated to Exercise as the Season Changes

By Lori Wright, CPT

With the leaves fallen, cooler air and shorter autumn days, getting motivated to move may be a little more challenging.  With that in mind, I decided to take a survey from some of my friends to find out what motivates them to exercise this time of year: Exercise Motivation: Keep Your Momentum Going Keep It Fun Finding an activity that you look forward to […] Read more »

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Fall Fitness: 8 Tips for Autumn Activities

By Lori Wright, CPT

Fall has arrived here at Green Mountain at Fox Run.  The mountains are turning their glorious shades of oranges and yellows.  The faint smell of wood smoke is in the cooler air, with bluer skies and silver-gray lined clouds.  You can feel the anticipation of the colder weather to come. By taking advantage of the warm sunny afternoons, fall is […] Read more »

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

By Erin Risius, MA

Health experts are claiming that the risk of heart attack for people who sit all day is equal to smoking. Smoking! Sitting & The Increased Risk for Heart Attacks According to Medicine and Science in Sports Exercise, people who sit most of the day have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and increased mortality risk compared to those who sit very […] Read more »

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