Who’s your favorite superhero? Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman? Did you know that every day you can be a superhero too? All you have to do is take care of your body by making good choices and you can achieve Superhero Health! We want to encourage our young patrons to get fit, so join us for stretching, exercise, an activity, and a nutritious snack.
Homeschooled and traditionally educated students are invited to the Colbern Road Branch on April 26th at 3:00 p.m. to get superhero healthy. Hope to see you there!
We all know that a good exercise program has many benefits, but you have to put in the time. The Center for Disease Control recommends 150 minutes of aerobic activity a week. That is about as long as it takes to sit and watch one movie. Could you give up a weekly movie if you gained the following benefits?
Beach-Ready and Beyond (More Good Things to Say About Jillian Michaels)
As summer continues, there are a few things I am certain of: high temperatures, taking trips to the local ice cream shop, roadtrips throughout the country, and relaxing by the pool or, if you’re lucky, at the beach. But for me, it’s a perfect time to get back in shape – namely because I have my 10 year high school reunion at the end of the month.
Now, even if you’re not going to a reunion, there is no better time to get in shape than now. And, I have a few recommendations if you are in the same boat.
It’s hard to find the time and the energy to start a new fitness program, but I am making an effort to get started. I found a book that I hope will help. It’s called Ultra Simple 9-Minute Workouts by Alex Lluch. It has simple to follow exercise routines, with full color photos, that only take 9 minutes.
I’m continuing my weight loss and fitness blog series this month. In December, I wrote about Horace Fletcher and his useful (and somewhat hilarious) approach to weight loss and health through mastication. Beginning this month, I’ll be reviewing some of the different workout DVDs I’ve used, both in the past and currently.
(Please remember: I’m not trying to hand out medical advice or suggestions here, so please consult your doctor before you begin any exercise program.)
Do you have a New Year’s goal to get fit and lose weight? Or, like me, is it more like a fleeting notion that quickly gets tossed aside by MORE IMPORTANT THINGS? That’s how it’s been with me until yesterday, when I actually wrenched my back by side-tossing laundry into a basket. I mean, how much more incentive do I need?
We have all decided at some time or another to make that resolution to get fit. Last year was my year. I knew it was time to "get with the program" and start exercising. I could not afford a gym membership nor did I have the extra hours in the day to drive back and forth to the local gym. What was I to do?
Hello again, readers. In this month’s blog, I’m revisiting January’s workout theme (but with a slightly different twist) by reviewing a (very) few of my favorite dance workouts. Here’s an abbreviated list.