Notes from the Lake

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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. …

By Deborah Evans Parker, Director of WellnessSleep good for health
Fitness Friday

We live in a society that prides itself on accomplishment and multi-tasking.  We then combine this lifestyle with information overload, blue screens and being constantly plugged in and wonder why our sleep, memory, performance, mood and health suffer. 

Sleep deprivation is a condition of not having enough sleep and can be either chronic or acute for many.  Sleep deprivation is an emergent concern for health, safety, work…

Save Money, Reduce Stress, Explore, Find Fun, Restore Your Spirit
Fitness Fridaysummer staycation

Research continues to demonstrate that pleasurable pursuits lead to numerous benefits including improved mood, increased productivity and longevity.  With that in mind, most of us will schedule a vacation designed to recharge our spirit and enhance our health.

Although summer officially arrived only two weeks ago, the beginning of July signals the middle of summer; which means opportunities for taking a…