Notes from the Lake

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Fitness FridayDay Light Savings Time

Whether we are following tradition, acting out of habit or jumping on the public bandwagon, many of us wait for the right time to adopt a healthy behavior such as exercise or stop one that is not good for us such as smoking. And there are many days throughout the year that seem to be conducive for making a positive change: Mondays, the first day of spring, the last day of school and the always popular New Year’s Day.  

If you’ve been waiting for an opportune time,…

Benefits of Fitness Trackers

9th October 2015

Fitness Friday

Familiar saying: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” 

Today’s updated version: “The accumulation of 10,000 steps begins with a single step and a fitness tracker to record your progress.”

Fitness trackers are popular and helpful for many reasons; below are some of the benefits.

Automatic Monitoring
With today’s trackers, all you need to do to monitor your activity and sleep patterns is place the item on your wrist, put it in your…

Wellness Resort - Exercise and Breast Cancer RiskFitness Friday

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we’ve become aware of some risk factors that are unfortunately out of our control such as: being an older female, having a family history of breast cancer and inheriting specific genes.  As a result, 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 breast cancer prevention starts with staying or…