Notes from the Lake

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Fitness Friday

Summer officially arrived earlier this week and warmer temperatures are headed to most parts of the country.  Check out the following tips to help you keep your cool.

Stay Hydrated: Water can help us beat the heat, stay cool and feel better—both inside and out!  Staying hydrated requires drinking plenty of water before, during and after your workout.  And if you’re out in the elements for less than an hour, water will most likely be sufficient.  Carry a water bottle…

Fitness Friday

working out in the sunIn almost all parts of the country, it’s a given that the temperature will rise in the summer.  It’s hot; we sweat.  The humidity rises; our energy falls.  And, if we’re uncomfortable in the short time required to exit our air-conditioned car, walk briefly across a parking lot, and enter an air-conditioned building, how can we possibly be expected to exercise outdoors for any length of time?  Subsequently, when the heat arrives, many put away their walking or…

running - fitness fridayFitness Friday

Favorite running shirt slogan:
"There might come a day when I cannot run, TODAY is NOT that day!"

Running…some consider it a hobby, many claim it as the best way to stay fit, and others feel it is their passion.

Fun facts about running:

  • There are more than 75 million runners in the United States
  • The average person burns about 10 calories a minute while running
  • Approximately 200 muscles throughout the body are involved when running
  • Over one billion…