‘exercise’

Fitness Friday: Foam Rollers for Beginners

By Lisa Christie

Foam Rollers Massage, Loosen Tight Muscles You don’t have to be a marathon runner or even a frequent exerciser to have tight knots and sore quads, hamstrings, calves, IT bands, or even backs. Starting a new exercise routine can do it, and being inactive can actually be a culprit. One of our favorite fitness bloggers, MizFitOnline, who has maintained a […] Read more »

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When You Need Exercise the Most

By Erin Risius, MA

When you don’t want to exercise, that’s when you might need it the most An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but walking 30 minutes a day can keep the blues away. Research shows that daily, moderate exercise can not only prevent depression but is also effective in treating depression. Since one in four women in their 40s […] Read more »

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How to Keep Your Exercise Going

By Lisa Christie

A Q&A with Green Mountain’s Program Director Erin Risius, MA, joined Green Mountain at Fox Run at the end of 2013 as program director. She brings a dual background in fitness and counseling and discusses how Green Mountain’s fitness program helps women make liveable, doable lifestyle changes.  How does Green Mountain help women make fitness a permanent part of their […] Read more »

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Winter Fitness & Fun for Healthy Weights

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

A Texas girl finds winter fun in Vermont Up here in Vermont, you might say that we have no choice but to look with fondness at winter sports. Winter lasts a while here, and if you’re going to be stuck inside the whole time, it becomes interminable. But as a girl from Texas, I could be less than enthralled at […] Read more »

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Why an Exercise Ball Belongs on Your Holiday Wish List

By Lisa Christie

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 sitting on them and I […] Read more »

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