Is Sitting the New Smoking?

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 […]

Walking Meetings: A New Kind of Conference Room

Who doesn’t love to kill two birds with one stone? The best bird-killing idea I’ve heard all week came from a TED Talk (see video below) and I knew immediately I needed to share it on the blog. Business innovator Nilofer Merchant discusses on the TED stage the benefits of doing walking meetings. Yes, getting […]

Taking a Walk with Intention

Now that it’s FINALLY warming up, taking a walk everyday may be more realistic for some of us. Walking soothes your mind; connects you with your body; and helps you manage anxiety, cope with the blues, and improve your happiness. Here are a few ideas about how to conceptualize taking a walk without having it be […]

Fitness Friday: Take A Walk with Me

The down drop of the blackbird, The wing catch of arrested flight, The stop midway and then off: off for triangles, circles, loops of new hieroglyphs— This is April’s way: a woman: “O yes, I’m here again and your heart knows I was coming. -Carl Sandburg It’s been a long winter just about everywhere, and […]