‘Fitness Fridays’

Short, High-Intensity Workouts: Are They For You?

By Jill Carlson on 08/09/2013

Women who come to Green Mountain at Fox Run often ask how much exercise they should be doing. According to the New York Times article, The Rise of the Minimalist Workout, perhaps they should be changing their question to how little. According to the article, it is possible to gain fitness through very small amounts of strenuous exercise. According to the […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday: Get Real with Your Fitness Goals

By Lisa Christie on 06/21/2013

I’m a classic all-or-nothing thinker. In spite of being a Green Mountain alum and staff member, I find myself thinking this way if I don’t watch out. Usually it manifests itself with my fitness goals. If I can’t be kicking butt in Zumba (doing the more advanced routines) or hiking a good-sized mountain, I sometimes feel that it isn’t worth […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday: Happy Hiking

By Lisa Christie on 06/14/2013

It’s that time of year again when hiking in Vermont becomes a regular weekend activity. Nothing makes me happier. Except being uncomfortable or not bringing what I need. Then I am not a happy hiker. You can find a lot of hiking essentials articles and videos on the Internet, including our own hiking video at the bottom of this blog […] Read more »

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