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5 Tips for Choosing a Workout Buddy

We are social beings.  If covid lockdowns taught us anything, they taught us that we as humans are designed to interact with others.  And researchers say that exercising with other active people can help motivate us to be active ourselves.  Being active with friends also helps make exercise more enjoyable and holds us accountable to […]

Holiday Challenge Week #3 Workout

This week, the workout is designed to strengthen your upper body! Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and modifiable so […]

Jumping into At-Home Workouts

At-home workouts became a staple when gyms and fitness studios closed during the start of the pandemic. Even as those spaces have re-opened, at-home workouts remain a convenient and budget-friendly way to incorporate movement into your day. Whether at-home workouts are in your routine or not, they are a great option during the holiday season […]

Holiday Challenge Week #2 Workout

This week, the workout is designed to strengthen your core with seated movements! Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and […]

Holiday Challenge Weekly Workout Reminders

Each week during the Holiday Challenge, we are posting a resistance workout with muscle-strengthening movements! These are designed to be short, modifiable workouts that you can incorporate into your movement routine. While we are including some modifications, we encourage everyone to look up additional ones as needed. Also, keep in mind the following reminders as […]

Holiday Challenge Week #1 Workout

Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and modifiable so you can tailor them to your activity level and goals. Check […]

7 Tips to Stay Active When it is Cold and Dark

The weather is getting colder and the days are getting darker. It is possible (and even enjoyable) to be outside in colder weather. It just takes a bit more effort. Here are 7 tips I have used to stay active in the colder, darker months of the year. Outdoor Activities Be Visible Flashlights, headlamps, or […]

Move More Game Day Challenge

It’s game day, everyone is gathered around the TV and it’s time for kickoff. The “normal” social cues maytell us it is time for pizza and beer, but what if you had a fun way to get the competition moving instead?Start a new family-friendly tradition with the Move More Game Day Challenge! Challenge your familyand […]

How to Age Well and Fight Inflammation

We have been hearing more and more about inflammation.  It increases as we age but the good news is that we can do something about it.  What is it, why does it matter and how do we prevent or reduce it? What is it?  There are two types of inflammation – acute and chronic.  Acute […]

Finding Joyful Movement Through Barre3

In late 2019, a colleague introduced me to the Barre form of physical exercise. I was skeptical that this type of exercise class would be a good fit for me because of its incorporation of movements derived from ballet. Then in early 2020, a friend asked me to join her for a class at a […]