Notes from the Lake

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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…

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…