Health and Fitness

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6 Motivation techniques to get you back in a workout habit

When the temperatures drop and snowflakes begin to fall, it’s difficult enough to drag yourself to the office, let alone the gym. If you’ve let your workout routine wane a bit this winter, you’re not alone. That doesn’t mean you have to wait until spring to get back in the… Read more

Outdoor meditation

Outdoor meditation techniques to try

When the craziness of daily life threatens to overwhelm you, there’s something you can try to stave off the meltdown: meditation. Meditation helps to calm the body and mind by turning your focus inward and zeroing in on small things. The flow of breath in and out. The soft flutter… Read more

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How to get back into working out outdoors in the spring

As we begin to thaw out from a long, cold winter, many of us look forward to spending time in warmer weather. If you enjoy exercising outside, the anticipation could lead you to rush back into action too quickly.. Not only can this result in burnout, it can also result… Read more

Indoor workouts

How to stay active – even when it’s raining

If you planned to exercise outside but it’s raining, do you give yourself a free pass to sit this one out? Going for a run or playing a sport in the rain is not the best idea, so stay dry and take your workout indoors. Here are a few ideas!… Read more

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5 Fun snacks to take on a hike (that aren’t granola bars)

Hikes can be a lot of fun, but that enjoyment will be short-lived without the right supplies, including snacks. Even on the shortest trails, it helps to have a snack on hand to fuel you. Granola is a great snack option for almost any type of exercise, whether in bar… Read more