‘physical activity’

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

By Erin Risius

Health experts are claiming that the risk of heart attack for people who sit all day is equal to smoking. Smoking! Sitting & The Increased Risk for Heart Attacks According to Medicine and Science in Sports Exercise, people who sit most of the day have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and increased mortality risk compared to those who sit very […] Read more »

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How to Awaken Your “Inner Athlete” (yeah, she’s in there)

By Joanne Kimball

Connect With Your Body Through Movement A big part of the Green Mountain at Fox Run healthy living program is fitness. Or a better term might be “movement.” Read Our Most Frequently Asked QuestionsThe idea is that through movement, we connect with our bodies. And the more connected we are, the more our bodies can intuitively tell us what we need—especially […] Read more »

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Moving without Exercising

By Robyn Priebe

This past weekend I spent at least 5 hours in my garden shoveling and raking.  I would have kept going since I love it so much, but at a certain point in the evening you’ve just got to go inside.  I was rewarded with sore muscles all over my ribs, one of those areas were I rarely have sore muscles.  […] Read more »

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Grateful for My Body

By Robyn Priebe

At first glance this may sound like a vain blog post, but keep reading. As many of you know, Vermont experienced some very significant flooding this weekend as the result of hurricane Irene.  Luckily our healthy weight loss spa in Ludlow, VT was spared and we are 100% up and running.  However, on Sunday when the weather was peaking, my husband, my dog Sugar, […] Read more »

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