Why an Exercise Ball Belongs on Your Holiday Wish List

An Exercise Ball – My Best Discovery Ever? Not quite, but almost. Other than my first iPod, which I got back in 2005 or so, I’m pretty sure the exercise ball is my 2nd best discovery ever. I had never used an exercise ball before coming to Green Mountain. I saw people in my office […]

Fitness Friday: Hiking Plymouth Vista Then and Now

So, here’s the thing… I live in Illinois. We don’t have mountains. We barely have hills. The only incline you are going to find is on a treadmill or the steps to the 94th floor of the John Hancock building. I first visited Green Mountain at Fox Run the summer of 2011. I was out […]

Looking for a Different Cardio Option

Sometimes, when it comes to cardio, we may: get stuck in a rut and not feel challenged get bored with doing the same thing over and over get bored and quit focus on burning the most calories forget that movement can be fun If you are looking for a different cardio option, I would encourage you […]