Many medical experts will tell you that 30 minutes is where the exercise threshold begins. In fact, the Department of Health and Human Services suggests that at least 30 minutes of daily physical activity is required to reduce the risk of chronic diseases in adulthood. But don’t sweat it if you only have 10 or 20 minutes...Continue Reading
This is the fourth post in a series on stepping into a healthier fall. Turning life upside down may result in short-term and short-lived gains, but baby steps, well executed, go a long way towards making you a happier, healthier person. Many of you may have a goal of getting into shape, or at least maintaining...Continue Reading
I have always said that healthy living shouldn’t require a major overhaul in your lifestyle. Even if you’re a bonafide couch potato, turning life upside down will likely result in short-term gains followed by a longer-term pain and frustration. Baby steps, not a huge leap forward, are more likely to result in healthy habits that...Continue Reading
In 2010, Harold Bradner completed a behemoth goal – completing his first ever marathon in under 4 hours. He ran the Space Coast Marathon at the Kennedy Space Complex in Florida and describes his experience at Aimless Runner, the blog he authors. From running to surfing to photography, Harold has a lot of talents he shares in...Continue Reading
Many individuals who want to run a marathon – and can’t or don’t – typically say: “I don’t have time to train.” After you read Bobbi’s story, you may second guess that excuse! Bobbi Welch, a mom of four small children who lives in Beach Park Illinois, is running the Chicago Marathon on 10/10/10. Not...Continue Reading
One of the key ingredients to my life’s “secret sauce” is having fun – by travelling, working on home renovations, playing with Luke, reading books and watching Carolina basketball (when they win). Maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires does require some discipline, but it’s not all work. Since weekends are a great time to kick back and relax, I’m...Continue Reading
What are “My Stories?”
War stories. Case studies. Opinion pieces. Writing samples.