June 1, 2019

It is so popular to be nagged by your “steps tracking” device to humiliate you into believing you aren’t doing enough if you don’t reach the 10,000 step threshold per day.

While it is good to observe that you are active, it is even better to look at the quality of your...

May 19, 2015

Our busy lives have made it necessary to get in and out of cars a lot.  Most of us, myself included, have been “spilling” ourselves out of our car in a rush to get to our meeting – lugging stuff in our arms – with no regard for the pressure we are putting on our back,...

February 11, 2015

 

Walking Tips

 

  • Light Stretches before heading out
  • While walking, hold head and chin high, shoulders back, chest out, abdominals tight.
  • Swing arms in opposition to legs
  • Change strides in walking for muscle variety: march with knees very high, or  lift foot high in b...

January 23, 2015

 

All Is Well has become a FLEX facility. 

 

FLEX is an initiative of Healthways, who wants to provide a different customer experience for SilverSneaker members when it comes to exercise.  Healthways-trained instructors who have opportunities to run exercise classes at lo...

November 22, 2014

Here we are again, at the verge of celebrating with another big Thanksgiving dinner.  Lately I have heard the comment, “well, it’s only once a year, so it’s ok.” 

 

If that is the justification, let’s think about other times of the year we may say that:  birthday ca...

November 1, 2014

  • I want to clip my own toe nails (also, I want to SEE my toes)

  • I am going to film school in Italy and I need to carry 80 pounds of gear and a backpack in uneven terrain

  • I plop when I go to sit in a chair

  • I have trouble putting dishes away on the secon...

November 1, 2014

There is encouragement everywhere.  You just need to look for it.  Try Youtube.  You may be surprised at what you find.  

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