Notes from the Lake

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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…

Fitness Friday

Sing with me now…

Happy holidays, happy holidays…
While the merry bells keep ringing
Happy holidays to you

However, it might be difficult to sing along merrily when you’re already lost in the hustle and bustle.  Your list is long; time is short; obligations are multiplying; motivation is dwindling and you’re wondering: is it possible to have happy holidays?  The short answer is yes! 
Below are many ways to regain enthusiasm, reduce stress and restore…

Fittness Friday

You enjoyed fantastic food at last night’s holiday celebration and would really like to get back on track by fitting in time for fitness.  However, friends and family are visiting and you are not sure how to squeeze in a workout without seeming rude.

First option: do any of your friends or family have a fitness interest?  Perhaps your uncle would appreciate your company during his morning bike ride.  Maybe your niece would love for you to drive her to the mall for some…