Category Archives: Fitness

All things aerobic, running, and related to exercise

Y is for Yoga

Yoga is one of those things that is good for whatever ails you: Improves sex life improves flexibility Is a great cardio workout (especially if you are doing Yoga X with Tony!) Helps with Mindfulness Is great strength-training Can be … Continue reading

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K is for Kettlebells

In 2014 I heard about the benefits of weight training with Kettlebells. Picked up a set which also contained a nice DVD so I was able to learn all the correct moves. I like the easy accessibility of the kettlebells, their … Continue reading

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H is for Hula Dancing

My friend wanted to take this class, but didn’t want to go alone, so I signed up with her. We met at the lodge for our housing community along with about 10 other women and the two instructors. Their credentials … Continue reading

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Thankful for 10 Things

1. Workday walk to the post office got me out in the scarce sunshine. Energized! 2. Smell of fresh-cut grass; another sign of Spring! 3. Flowers blooming! Extraordinary purple heather. 4. Success in hiring a new employee. 5. Uplifting visit … Continue reading

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Three Haikus

The WordPress Weekly Writing Challenge revisits the theme of three with the assignment to write a post using three photographs for inspiration. I was mulling this over at the same time I was mulling the prospects of getting out for … Continue reading

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Family

Your family is the people who are there for you. They support you, comfort you, give you a shoulder to lean on. They cheer you on and welcome you home. This is a photo taken a few moments after I … Continue reading

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Cosmic nod

My running goal this morning was 5 miles. The first three miles I was feeling good, running about a 10-minute mile. At 3.5 miles I came across a broken glass bottle in the road and stopped short to pick up … Continue reading

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Perfect Timing!

I started participating in EveryMove, which gives you points and rewards for exercising. One of the first rewards I chose was an Elite membership in Runkeeper (I’ve been using the free, limited version since last fall). It’s been a back-and-forth for … Continue reading

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Marathon updated

It was a foggy, cool morning. Got up at 6, ate a half banana and a tablespoon of almond butter, then dressed/stretched quietly so as not to wake any Fillmores. but Brandolyn got up to see us off. We found … Continue reading

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Ask and ye shall receive

My first opportunity today to see the extended 10-day forecast covering New Year’s Day. It reminded me of when I received Divine assistance in selling my house in Texas. There was no doubt that it was with His help. After … Continue reading

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