Overcoming excuses to exercise


I don’t have time.  I’m not feeling up to it.  The weather is lousy.  These are a few of the common excuses we tell ourselves when we don’t feel like exercising. We all feel tired from time to time, and may not have the energy to exercise as regularly as we would like to.  Sometimes there […]

Fitness goals for a non-runner


So I decided that I want to put my fitness goals in writing so as to have something to work toward.  Let me start by saying that these goals are primarily running-related goals, and I’m not a runner.  It’s true; I don’t like to run, and I’m really slow.  That being said, I understand the many health benefits of running (and […]

Why stress is bad


Stress.  We all have it.  Whether it’s due to work demands, economic pressures, job insecurity, family difficulties, the list goes on.  But, for the sake of our physical and mental well-being, and many other reasons, we should take reasonable steps to manage our stress. Why is it important to manage our stress? Stress is our body’s response […]