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Resiliency challenge #6:AMP UP your movement!

Posted by Jane McLeod on Jun 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: leadership, dear stress, exercise, workplace Resiliency

Are you sitting more than moving?

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Apr 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Sedentary behavior, typically in the context of sitting for extended periods of time, has emerged over the past decade as a focus for research on health and longevity. Various studies have linked too much of it to depression, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some cancers–causing concern for those of us who work long hours in front of a computer.

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Topics: wellness, health, exercise, sitting

Foam roll away that bloat!

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Mar 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Structural integration and alignment specialist Lauren Roxburgh has a foam rolling routine for nearly any body complaint a client throws her way—including bloating. Below, Roxburgh explains the connection she sees between tightened fascia (i.e., the fibrous connective tissue that protects, supports, and separates muscles and other organs) and digestive discomfort in her private practice. And here, in a new video, she shares the foam rolling routine she relies on for doing away with bloat.

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Topics: exercise, healthy nation, foam roller

Psoas who? Hip what? Why they are so important

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Feb 12, 2018 7:00:00 AM

If you train hard and eat well, it should be enough to keep you in good health and physically and emotionally strong. Right?

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Topics: health, exercise, psoas, hip flexor

Cold Weather Running

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Nov 15, 2017 8:20:00 AM

Although cold weather and the holidays can really play havoc on your running regimen, it is one of the best seasons to be a runner. The weather is cool, the path isn’t crowded and the running outfits are adorable! It’s easier than you think. All you need are a few key strategies and a firm running goal and you’ll be running in any kind of weather.

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Topics: health, exercise, cold

Exercise in line with my age?

Posted by Meg Whiteford on May 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

I recently read an article in the New York Times about aging muscles. Ouch. Way to close to home.

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Topics: health, exercise

Fueling up for your next workout.

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Apr 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

I was forwarded this wonderful link on a topic that always has me guessing. I realize we all have different requirements for our bodies and the activities we have daily, so some good food for thought! No pun intended.

Enjoy.

 

When you jump out of bed at the buzz of your 5:30 a.m. alarm for an early morning workout, eating breakfast might be the last thing on your mind. But after fasting all night, your energy stores are depleted — and the last thing you want to hear during a grueling workout is your stomach growl.

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Topics: health, nutrition, exercise

I love Hiking, here's why.

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Apr 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

I am very blessed to spend some time each year in a place with thousands of hiking trails with incredible pay offs at the end. IE: the best views ever! Imagine my delight and surprise when this article published in the Collective Evolution came across my screen.

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Topics: wellness, health, exercise

Inspiring Positive Change

Mediocrity can be replaced by greatness!

We write, teach, and coach to inspire positive, proactive, results-oriented leadership. While we have a passion for (and lots of experience with!) healthcare organizations, most topics we write about can be helpful to any individual, team, or organization that is striving for greatness. Cheers! Jane & Sue

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