Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Yes, you read that sentence correctly—however, the key word is “routine” and not “stop.” If your regular exercise program has become “routine,” it’s time to shake things up a bit.  A wonderful feature of our bodies is adaptability; yet this same feature can work against us.  When we repeat the same weight-training program, run the same route, take the same cycle class, our bodies learn what to expect and become much more efficient—which is not what we want if we are…

In order to have healthy relationships you need to say exactly how you feel at the moment you feel it. I have a good friend who was in the midst of ending a relationship several years ago. We have all been there – fortunately or unfortunately.  In her particular case, I was amazed at how much relationships, and ending relationships, had become part of the technology age. Instead of calling on the phone or meeting in person to work out the details, it was all taking place online via…

1.  MOVE:  Active Sitting--sit on a Stability Ball instead of an office chair.  You’ll move without even thinking about it and your muscles will stay more engaged.

2.  Take opportunities to walk around--at least once an hour, instead of calling or e-mailing a coworker, walk to the person’s office to personally deliver the message

3.  Need a restroom break?  Walk up a couple of flights of stairs to use the restroom on another floor or choose the one that is furthest from your…