‘staying active’

Keeping Fitness Going When the Feet Say No

By Beth Turchi

If it’s not one thing, it’s another….Beth tells us how she keeps going even with the kind of challenges that life often presents. I have bad feet.  Really bad feet. I’ve had major surgery on the right twice (to remove bone fragments) and have plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis in both. I suppose it was all that crazy dancing in the […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday: Get Real with Your Fitness Goals

By Lisa Christie

I’m a classic all-or-nothing thinker. In spite of being a Green Mountain alum and staff member, I find myself thinking this way if I don’t watch out. Usually it manifests itself with my fitness goals. If I can’t be kicking butt in Zumba (doing the more advanced routines) or hiking a good-sized mountain, I sometimes feel that it isn’t worth […] Read more »

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Self Monitoring for Better Health

By Robyn Priebe

At our healthy weight loss retreat in the (currently snowy) town of Ludlow, we discuss self monitoring often. In a nutshell, self monitoring is periodically taking stock of where you are at with a behavior or habit. For example, I track all of my physical activity on a calendar and if a block of days roll by where I have […] Read more »

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