‘Fitness’

Fitness Friday: Foam Rollers for Beginners

By Lisa Christie on 03/14/2014

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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Fitness Friday Video: Chair Yoga Demonstration

By Lisa Christie on 03/07/2014

So, you want to try yoga? But, something is holding you back. Maybe you’re concerned everyone else might be more advanced. Or you just don’t think you’ll be able to do the poses. Or your instructor won’t accommodate any limitations you might have. Have you considered starting with chair yoga? According to Arthritis Today, a small but growing number of […] Read more »

How to Keep Your Exercise Going

By Lisa Christie on 01/29/2014

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 on 12/13/2013

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 on 12/06/2013

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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