Notes from the Lake

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Less Stress – More Joy

4th December 2015

Fitness Friday

Sing with me now…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year
With the kids jingle belling
And everyone telling you be of good cheer
It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s the hap-happiest season of all
With those holiday greetings and gay happy meetings
When friends come to call
It’s the hap-happiest season of all

You might find it difficult to sing along merrily when you’re already lost in the hustle and bustle.  Your list is long; time is short;…

Fitness Friday

Thanksgiving arrives next week, not only signaling the beginning of the holiday season, but also the season of treats at the office, snacks at the school, numerous invitations to dinners with the extended family and plenty of parties with your friends. 

In other words, there will be many opportunities to overindulge.

Since turkey day comes first, let’s start with Thanksgiving and how to manage that “opportunity” to indulge.  Some estimate that each of us will eat…

Wonders of Water Workouts

13th November 2015

Fitness FridayWonders of Water Workouts

Some think of water workouts as only appropriate for seniors, those with injuries or anyone looking for an exercise program that is nice and easy.  And that would be true; however, the tide has changed and the word “only” in the previous sentence can be confidently deleted.  Water workouts are appropriate for fitness enthusiasts of all ages and any level of conditioning including professional athletes and hard-core workout warriors.  Many skeptics acquired an…