Category Archives: core strength

Being Mindful

I was down in Texas last week for my niece’s high school graduation – being the good aunt. There were a few significant fitness things that came up while there. First, I ran almost every day. OK, that’s not so … Continue reading

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Happy for Core Strength

Day 2 of my safari. Spent the day at Ngorongoro Crater, the densest animal population on the planet. We saw cats – lions, cheetah, and a serval cat. We saw antelope. We saw zebra and wildebeests by the hundreds. Elephants. … Continue reading

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Lessons from My Parents – Mom

Doing it right is more important than doing a lot. That’s today’s Life-Cise Daily Tip. (you can click this link to sign up for the Daily Tip & Newsletter.) My mom is a perfect example of this. When I see her, … Continue reading

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Core Strength Even With Limited Mobility

Core strength – great, right? It’s important for everyone, but, as I said in the last post, it’s especially good preparation if you’re facing an upcoming surgery. But what about people with limited mobility? If you are confined to bed … Continue reading

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Improving Core Strength – A Good Strategy Before Surgery

Core strength is important for everything we do. Our core, or trunk, is the link between our upper and lower bodies. It encompasses our abdominal muscles as well as our backs. A strong core can improve our stability and functionality … Continue reading

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