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Walking and Meditation

In January 2011, a video of a woman falling into a mall fountain as she was walking and texting went viral. The video caught my attention not because I thought it was funny but because the woman represented what we had become—a generation controlled by our smartphones like zombies. As if physical inactivity was not [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:51:21-05:00March 30th, 2015|Blog, Fitness, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Walking and Meditation

3 Tips to Lose Weight this Summer

Their story is similar to that of many others. My coworker, Patsy, 34, and her husband John, 37, had eaten poorly and avoided exercise until they received a wake-up call. Patsy had been gaining weight since her high school days. By her 20s, she was eating out regularly and worked a sedentary job which didn’t [...]

By |2015-01-22T06:46:07-05:00May 29th, 2012|Health, Wellness|Comments Off on 3 Tips to Lose Weight this Summer

Why is the Church in Trouble?

Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem.  They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.  As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them; but they were kept from recognizing [...]

How is your Heart?

What better topic to discuss this Valentine’s week than Cardiovascular Fitness as it relates to your heart’s health. Evidence from research shows a direct correlation between cardiovascular fitness and its protection against heart disease. The ability to walk briskly, jog, or swim comfortably for a half hour or more, you’ve achieved cardiovascular health: a strong [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:10-05:00February 8th, 2010|Fitness, Health|Comments Off on How is your Heart?

What You Didn’t Know About Stretching

Stretching regularly offers you many tremendous benefits such as increasing your range of motion so you can reach to a top shelf or bend over to tie your shoes. Stretching can deliver more energy and boost your mental function. The best benefit of all is that stretching can make you look better physically. Every muscle [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:11-05:00January 18th, 2010|Health|Comments Off on What You Didn’t Know About Stretching

Walking

I would like to take a moment to emphasize how important cardiovascular training is for you. What I mean by cardiovascular training is exercise for your heart and lungs. The cardiovascular system is the part of the body that pumps fresh oxygenated blood to every other system in your body. Without working your heart muscle [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:13-05:00May 4th, 2009|Fitness, Health, Wellness|Comments Off on Walking

3 Ways to Reach Optimum Health

As I was being driven down the streets of Paris, France, I thought to myself what a wonderful experience – to have opportunity to visit the home of the Eiffel Tour, Musée du Louvre, Montmartre and La Defense just to name a few historic sites. During a two week business trip there, I enjoyed seeing [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:38-05:00October 15th, 2008|Health|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Reach Optimum Health