Bod Pod

You have 14 weeks until 2018. What? What is this all about? If you had a goal or a resolution for 2017 you still have some time to take action. You may remember my fall theme was to improve my fitness and prove that older doesn’t necessarily mean decline. I have started and I have taken action. I also set …

Let’s talk about salt

  Salt has influenced my life. I didn’t even realize it until now. From the time I can remember my father had high blood pressure. When I say high, I mean really, dangerously high blood pressure. My parents were also ahead of their time, they believed that their lifestyle could change their health. It’s true, we know that for a fact …

Invest in yourself at Canyon Ranch

When you make an investment what sort of return are you expecting? You may have invested in your education, career, portfolio, house, children, there are so many considerations. What is the long term vision that comes with these different investments? Do you expect modest, incremental changes to a successful future? Or are you more the get in/get out quick and …

Recommended Reading

It’s back to school season and because of this I thought a recommended reading list would be a great idea. I love to read. I love fiction and non-fiction books. The following are some of the non-fiction books I have read this summer and would recommend to my friends. Some stress is good for us, it gets us moving. However, …

Injuries

What do you do when you get injured? I have recently asked you about running, body composition, your reasons for healthy living, and now injuries. I have had a few, and currently recovering from two injuries and the flu, another temporary setback. When you are injured how do you react? What do you do? For example, some people are so …

No time to waste

Last Wednesday a local man fell while climbing Middle Sister. He didn’t survive.  Richard Boruta was the kind of person everyone respected. He was a coach, mentor, husband, father, a kind and generous man. I can’t describe him better than what was written about him in the local newspaper and I invite you to read about his life in the link …

Peaches

Peach season has just begun and since I bought a case of fresh BC peaches yesterday. This week is all about peaches. Peaches are a native fruit of northwest China and related to other stone fruits like cherries, apricots, and plums. There are two varieties, freestone and clingstone, which indicate if how the fruit sticks, or doesn’t, to the pit. 5 …

Back to fitness.

It is funny how old routines stick with us. In my experience, August is vacation time. This is whether you are actually going on a vacation or not. No one can maintain a consistent level of effort all year and with at least 12 years of making summer vacation a habit, we tend to stick to that pattern. In fact, …

Blueberries

Fresh blueberries are everywhere and they are delicious! I have consumed my share and then some. I have frozen about 15 pounds (minus what I ate during the process). I have made a variety of blueberry smoothies and muffins.  As well as the great taste, blueberries are good for you! 7 benefits of these delicious berries! Reduce blood pressure. They have …

Fat loss or weight loss?

This month I would like to know what you think about a number of topics. Last week I asked you what you thought about running? Now, I want to know do you think about fat loss or weight loss? Do you worry about how much you weigh or your body composition?  Here is what I think. Your weight is not the whole …