‘Stress Management’

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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Is Your Relationship Stressing You Out?

By Erin Risius, MA

Let’s face it; relationships can be a source of immense joy followed by bang-your-head-against-the-wall frustration. Especially in long term relationships when what started out as adorable quirks may have slowly turned into idiosyncrasies, and then aggravations, and finally potential deal-breakers that have you reading self-help books or landed you into therapy. Relationship Challenges: Focus On Yourself First Relationships often require us to […] Read more »

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My Eyes Are Up Here: How One Green Mountain Mama Got Her Mojo Back

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Today’s post is courtesy of another articulate Green Mountain alum (or Green Mountain Mama as she puts it). Cat Mitchell will start regularly writing for A Weight Lifted, to share her experience as a young woman set on taking back her life as she moves away from old notions of self to ones that support her in living fully. “Yeah, you work it, […] Read more »

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Stress-Linked Weight Gain Not All About Calories, Study Suggests

By Laura Brooks

Stress Shown To Slow Metabolic Rate In Women It’s normal to eat when you’re stressed sometimes.  You’ve had a hard day at work so you go to a drive through restaurant for a cheeseburger and fries and try to unwind. Doing that time and time again, you notice your weight begin to creep up.  You think to yourself, “Geez, I really need to cut […] Read more »

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Taking Your Yoga Off the Mat

By Lori Wright, CPT

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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