Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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Sweat, Sweet Sweat

7th August 2015

Fitness Friday

Some say they don’t sweat or they won’t sweat or they will do pretty much whatever it takes to not sweat including avoiding workouts, slowing down or stopping completely when even a hint of perspiration develops.  And that’s too bad because there are numerous rewards to working up a good sweat.

It’s a Good Thing
Sweating is our body’s natural air-conditioner that keeps us from overheating and perspiration is proof that we have a built-in mechanism for keeping…

Beach and Pool Workout

31st July 2015

Fitness Friday

All of us need down time--time to rest, relax and renew.  So when we have the opportunity to take a vacation, many of us head to the beach or a pool to kick back, bask in the sunshine and enjoy the lazy days of summer by the water.

Do we really need to kick back five days in a row though?  Some of us would be feeling pretty antsy after only a couple of days of no activity.  Yet, we’re not too eager to leave our brief stint in paradise.  Good news—you don’t have to! …

Quick and Easy Roller Remedyfoam roller stretching
Fitness Friday

If we gave some thought to our most common daily moves and positions, we might realize why many of us complain about sore shoulders, stiff necks and tight backs.

We are truly suffering because of our lifestyle: we sit at desks typing on a computer; we commute in our cars holding onto the steering wheel; we relax in an easy chair with the remote in our hand.  We carry groceries and our kids against our chest; we eat hunched over our plate and…