Notes from the Lake

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Fitness Friday

Although, there is a lot of truth to the above statements; it’s actually the combination of high heat and high levels of humidity that can be troublesome.  Thermometers do not tell the whole story and a small amount of moisture in the air is not typically a problem.  However, if you work, play or workout outdoors on a very hot and humid day, you understand the effects of humidity and heat combined.  At best, conditions are sticky, you’re uncomfortable and possibly…

Sweat, Sweet Sweat

7th August 2015

Fitness Friday

Some say they don’t sweat or they won’t sweat or they will do pretty much whatever it takes to not sweat including avoiding workouts, slowing down or stopping completely when even a hint of perspiration develops.  And that’s too bad because there are numerous rewards to working up a good sweat.

It’s a Good Thing
Sweating is our body’s natural air-conditioner that keeps us from overheating and perspiration is proof that we have a built-in mechanism for keeping…

Fitness Fridayfitness

We’ve all heard the typical reasons why we should exercise: improve our cardiovascular system, maintain our weight, increase our muscular strength, and enhance our appearance. However, there are also practical benefits of committing to consistent physical activity

You can eat more.
Exercise allows you to consume greater quantities of food and still maintain an appropriate caloric balance.  In the short term, you are burning calories from the recent bout of activity. …