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2/1/05 newsletter: debut issue
5/26/05 newsletter: full-article issue
7/18/05 newsletter: includes LazyTown
Why does fitness or exercise have to be boring? It doesn't! It isn't! Investigate these adventurous fitness articles to spur you to creating your own life of activity and thrills... even if you have no experience or previous training.
"Ride and Tie"
A team of 2 runners and 1 horse find teamwork and fun in a trail race
"High Trek Adventure"
Your own scavenger hunt through the USA's most exciting cities!
[more Fun Fitness articles coming soon!]
Fitness is a decision - and 'decision' means "to cut away all other options". Deciding to make fitness an important goal is the most loving thing you can do for yourself.... or, another way of thinking about it: do you really want the alternative of fitness - illness, obesity, pain, ungraceful againg, stress, depression? This is a choice also.
Fight the bully of travel stress - and win
On a highway in farm country, a man is running across the United States to get home: starting from New York City and ending in San Francisco... after running 50 marathons in 50 states. And yet he seems more normal than anyone you'd ever meet. I hope that you will want to meet him too.
Read about the easiest way to improve your "bottom line": glutes, abs, and legs.
Using a Stability Ball at your desk: increase your health when not even working out!
HELP! Why aren't I getting results from my exercise?"
The perennial question: 'I'm working so hard on my fitness, why don't I look the way I want?'
How to become brilliant... and solve those difficulties which have been nagging you
A first-person perspective from the trainer of a Bowflex challenger.
Do these easy solutions which have helped many people solve their nagging problems.
If you are new to weight training, want some new ideas, or ever wondered about the concept of "personal trainers", this page is for you.
Abdominal exercises compiled for the stage and movie stunt personnel of the Society of American Fight Directors, as a companion piece to the "Fit for Fighting Part 2: The Core" article in The Fight Master professional journal.
Recipe for wellness: Oatmeal with Protein and Protein Shakes
Add extra nutrition to an old staple - quickly and with no effort at all!
Recipe for wellness: Corn-oat-flax tortillas
. . . a very healthy carb, with wonderful options
Everyone wants to know the secret to getting unstuck in their lives... here's the secret.
"Where are my Abs?"
The straight information about what happens in your body and where your abs are now.
Want a miracle cure for all your problems? We all do. The answer is here.
Health after the holidays: "Forgive Yourself"
Assess your old habits while you make your New Year's Resolutions - but leave the 'blame game' in the Old Year.
"Top 10 excuses for falling off the diet/fitness wagon" - and answers for them
We all have excuses for not doing something - and not following our fitness gives us the chance to complain! Learn how not to fall into your own traps.
What if you had the secrets of never looking old - from people who live in the bodies you want to have? Read about 52 REAL people of extraordinary fitness, ages 40-90. Lauren Muney of Physical Mind is one of the role models!
Pushing a stressor aside because it stresses you, does not solve the problem -- in fact, it may make a snowball effect. How to slow the march to the grave...
Can books change your life? This list can! Learn the best (and sometimes easiest to read) books for your physical, mental, and deeper health. No Dr. Phil books here.
"Free Will" vs. "Free Won't"
This full-article newsletter edition explores the nature of personal motivation... What is our free will? What is our "free won't"? And how can we erase our "free won't" when it holds us back from our goals?
Training For the Plateaus: The gift of diligence
Everyone hits a plateau one time or another. What is a plateau and how do we consider it? What happens if we start considering it a gift and not a burden?
LAZINESS: Am I lazy... or do I just feel like I am?
How NOT to be lazy anymore: hard facts, great solutions.
Confessions of a Fung Shui Convert
Improving your home or office can improve your life - really.