Notes from the Lake

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Thinking About a Resolution?

2nd January 2015

Fitness Friday

As 2015 begins, many view the New Year as an ideal opportunity to make a resolution—so we enthusiastically embark on our programs to lose weight, start exercising, or stop smoking.  After a few weeks, some are making progress and steadily moving towards achieving their goals while many more, despite their best intentions, are giving up and literally abandoning their resolve.

When explaining their failure, some blamed outside forces, “There were tasty temptations all…

TRX Suspension Trainer

19th December 2014

Fitness Friday

TRX Suspension Trainer

Total body resistance training

Lightweight, portable, efficient, effective and appropriate for anyone at every fitness level!

When some hear that the Navy SEALs developed the TRX training program, they expect to see the few, the strong, the expert performing the workout—and they would be correct.  Those in the elite ranks of the military, police men and women, firefighters, professional athletes, Olympians and hard-core fitness enthusiasts are all…

12 Days of Fitness

12th December 2014

12 Days of Fitness
Lyrics by Sharon K. Rekieta, PhD
Fitness and Wellness Director for Lake Austin Spa Resort
Set to the tune of "The 12 Days of Christmas"

On the first day of fitness, my wish for health will be
A year of activity

On the second day of fitness, my wish for health will be
Workouts that I love
And a year of activity

On the third day of fitness, my wish for health will be
Gentle forward bends
Workouts that I love
And a year of activity

On the fourth day of fitness, my wish…