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Heat makes workout difficult

Just recently, the outside temperature has soared into the mid nineties. Every day is brutally hot and humid. I try to get up as early as possible to workout. Even at 7 AM, the temperature is usually in the upper eighties. I workout in a screened-in lanai, but there hasn’t been even a hint of […]

Good nutrition improves health

When I started complaining of various aches and pains, my mother suggested that I meet with a nutritionist. I wasn’t sure how changing my diet was going to combat pain in my shoulders, back and hips but I was willing to try anything. The nutritionist has taught me how to regulate portions and eat healthy. […]

Using exercise to combat symptoms of menopause

I am a 55 year-old woman going through menopause. The symptoms have been affecting me for the last four years. I’ve struggled with depression, weight gain, headaches, insomnia and hot flashes. I am unwilling to take any kind of prescription medication because of the long-term, harmful side-effects. I’ve tried all sorts of natural remedies, including […]

Weight lifting helps to eliminate pain

However, as I gradually strengthened the muscles, I was able to eliminate the brace My workload is handled entirely online. I spend my workday typing on a keyboard. About a year ago, I started having problems with sharp pain in my right arm. It was concentrated mainly in my wrist, forearm and elbow. I googled […]

Keeping fit despite sedentary job

My job has me spending approximately eight hours per weekday working on my computer. I stare at a monitor and type on a keyboard. While I am fortunate that I can handle my job responsibilities from anywhere with internet connection, there are some drawbacks. My tasks are entirely sedentary. While I make an effort to […]

Starting a new fitness program

About two years ago, I got offered a major promotion at work. This promotion involved more responsibility but at much higher pay. I also was required to move across the country. I was super excited to try a new area and start fresh. I saw it as a wonderful opportunity. It was motivation to make […]

Sisters boyfriend thinks he’s the fitness expert

My sister’s new boyfriend is one of those people that thinks he’s an expert at everything. He constantly brags about his skills and knowledge. When he found out that I am a certified fitness instructor, he immediately told me about his workout regiment. He definitely thinks he’s in better physical shape than I am. He […]

My mother is in better shape than my boyfriend

My boyfriend and I recently purchased a home together. The location, size and style of the house is just perfect for us. However, it is extremely outdated. Nothing has been remodeled in the last thirty years. We are tackling all of the renovation projects with the help of my mom and dad. We’ve ripped out […]

Joining a gym and gaining confidence

When I wanted to get into better physical shape, I joined a gym. I was a little intimidated by the atmosphere in the gym. Everyone seemed to be super fit and healthy. They all appeared to know what they were doing. I had no idea how to go about working out. I’d never been all […]