Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

Exercises for Back

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

This week was another eye opener for me. Sharon challenged me to eat more fruits and vegetables and I failed the test. I’ve got to get in gear and have healthy foods on hand. I’ve realized my two littlest ones are lacking, as well. With the four older children, I carefully monitored what they ate and supplied appropriate amounts of fruits and vegetables. I don’t know what happened in that seven-year gap, but I don’t do that as well with the younger two. Something has got to change. (more…)

It’s All in the Wrist

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Next time your child heads off to school on inline skates, you need to add a tag to your usual call. “Do you have your helmet on?” now should be followed by “What about your wrist guards?” By wearing them, your child may be 10 times less likely to break his wrist.


Hi-Tech Fitness

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

For the computerized crowd there’s a pair of programs called Gymbuddy and FitnessLog. Gymbuddy will record your workout at the gym and generate a series of reports. FitnessLog tracks aerobic activities. The good news is that Gymbuddy and FitnessLog are shareware. Try them for free, and if you decide to keep them they cost only $25. The bad news is they only run on Newton Message Pad handheld computers or compatible devices. (more…)

Personal Fitness: Three Easy Steps to Getting Started

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Fitness is something that many of us would like to achieve. This article discusses some simple steps that will help you become more fit and healthy.

Fitness is a goal that many of us seek, yet find difficult to achieve. Why?

For each of us, the answer will be different. In fact, before starting a fitness program, it is important to ask yourself: “What makes regular exercise hard for me to pursue?” Your answers could include a busy lifestyle, fear of soreness, or simply “I don’t like it” if you are honest. (more…)

It’s Never Too Late for a Lifetime of Adventure

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Do you have trouble believing that you, too, could get in shape and enjoy an adventurous lifestyle? Denver resident Alison Weiss didn’t let such worries stop her from pursuing her goal of completing an adventure race. In the process of doing so, she discovered a new passion and direction in life.