Notes from the Lake

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Fitness Friday

We all know that pushing through one more mile, completing that last rep (barely!) and finishing a challenging cycle class makes you physically stronger and more prepared to take on your next workout challenge.

Did you know that any of the above feats also increases your mental toughness?  Call it determination, resilience, confidence, tenacity or power of will.  Whatever word fits—you earned it so own it! 

And know that the next time life throws you a curve ball…

Fitness Friday
 

There are some risk factors for breast cancer that are out of your control such as being female, your age, hereditary factors and your family medical history. However, there are many lifestyle behaviors that can reduce your risk that are in your control including the following:

Limit alcohol consumption
Since even a small amount of alcohol is believed to increase the risk of breast cancer, most physicians are recommending that women limit themselves to two or three…

Fitness Friday

Written by Sharon Rekieta, PhD
Fitness and Wellness Director Lake Austin Spa Resort

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we’re learning that many risk factors are unfortunately out of our control such as: being an older female, having a family history, and inheriting specific genes.  Many are wondering if there is anything within their power that could help prevent breast cancer.  One simple answer keeps appearing: exercise!

Numerous studies have shown that…