Welcome to Week 4 of the ten-week New Year Health Challenge, courtesy of Christine Kling of Body Basics LLC in Boise ID. Our bodies were created to move. All of our sitting today is causing our bodies to react negatively. Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic...Continue Reading
It’s no secret I’m a sports buff. Hence, I can’t miss the opportunity to join in the excitement of March Madness. The question is: Is the madness good or bad for your health? I’ll let you decide. Top 10 Reasons Why March Madness is Good for Your Health 1. It reduces stress in other aspects...Continue Reading
Angie Bishop – also known as Barefoot Angie B, the name of the blog she authors – just completed the Des Moines Marathon running barefoot. She is also a gluten and casein-free wife and mother to four brilliant boys, one of whom has autism. In today’s post, part I in a two part series, Angie shares...Continue Reading
If ever you decide to train for a marathon, or a 5K for that matter, you will experience inevitable peaks and valleys. Bad runs just happen, and there’s no way around it (and I’m not talking about the intestinal variety). I personally like to blame mine on a 2-week extended PMS window. But someone once...Continue Reading
I’m 46 years old, training for my 12th marathon, the 2010 Boston Marathon, to be held on April 19, following a 16-week training schedule. Since I spend a lot of time nursing my back, hip and foot aches and pains, I’m not sure how many more of these races I have left in me. But,...Continue Reading
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