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I haven't written a blog post in a while, partly because I've been busy, but also partly because I haven't felt drawn to any specific health/fitness topic in a while. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the cancellation of the NY Marathon, and the overwhelming response of the runners & other compassionate citizens, I felt compelled to share a few thoughts.
What do blueberry muffins, skittles, coca cola, barbeque sauce, waffles, canned baked beans, and pumpkin spice lattes all have in common? SUGAR! Sugar is everywhere and can be located on the ingredient list of almost all processed and packaged foods. Food manufacturers add sugar to packaged products to improve taste, customer satisfaction, and the craving for more. To put it in to perspective, according to the American Heart Association, one can of soda is over the recommended amount of sugar for most women.
I was remined earlier today about the importance of planning, why because I recently failed to plan a series of events that had my schedule and life in a tailspin. The most important thing I am learning at this stage of my life and career is not trying to be all things to everyone.Sometimes it is good to just say no or I will get back with you on that. Boy is it tough to do but having my daily, weekly and monthly priorities and planning in place means I have a plan.
National Posture Institute Research Review-Even physically active women sit too much: Northwestern Medicine studyStudy finds regular exercise doesn't impact amount of time women spend sittingCHICAGO --- Women who exercise regularly spend as much time sitting as women who don't, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Saturday mornings...I love to sleep in. But I also enjoyed the boot camp class I took 3 weeks back. It's at 8am so that means getting up around 7. But oh, the bed felt so good Saturday morning. Checking facebook later in the day I saw posts from my friends who took the class. I did a quick HIIT workout in the afternoon - when I could squeeze it in - but since yesterday afternoon I've been regretting not going to that class. It was so empowering and I felt like I got a really good work out.
1. reduces risk of diabetes & high blood pressure2. reduces stress3. no noise pollution4. stronger heart & lungs5. get bones of steel6. chiseled legs & glutes7. faster than walking8. free parking9. you can run on fat instead of fuel10. kiss your love handles good bye11. better muscle toneWhat's not to love? Give your bike a try.
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